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2013-07-26 23:21:07

Weejee to sponsor DemoFest and speak on the value of fun in enterprise-wide e-learning. Durham, NC (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Weejee Learning, a global provider of custom, interactive and fun enterprise-wide e-learning solutions, is a premium level sponsor at the upcoming DevLearn Conference and Expo 2013, North America’s leading event focused on learning technologies. Weejee will sponsor the DemoFest portion of the conference, a collective e-learning showcase where conference participants...

2013-07-26 23:20:47

Red Comet, an accredited, self-paced, online high school launches a credit course on human geography. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Red Comet’s new online elective course “Human Geography: Our Global Identity” is launched this summer as part of the company’s broad efforts to introduce a rich mixture of brand new enrichment courses that supplement the existing curriculum. Human Geography is a branch of the social sciences that studies people in relation to the world,...

2013-07-25 23:25:31

Forest Trail Academy, one of the frontrunners for online home school education in the United States, heralds the advent of its Online K-12 School Demo to help parents and students gain an insight into the world of home school online learning (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 As one of the leading online high schools in the United States, Forest Trail Academy has moved one-step further in bringing online home school education to the doorstep of aspiring students. With their latest, state-of-the-art...

2013-07-25 23:00:17

Education Technology Leader offers Award-Winning My Access!® Writing Development Solution to qualifying districts and schools to help students become better writers. Program is being offered at no cost to jump-start the new school year. Yardley, PA (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 As budget cuts continue to threaten the success of schools, Vantage Learning, the world leader in education technologies, is helping schools jump-start the school year by offering the Write Across America Program that...

2013-07-23 23:32:51

Time4Learning.com is pleased to announce the addition of high school to its interactive, online home school curriculum. Ft Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Time4Learning has been a long term partner to tens of thousands of homeschool families, providing them with a high quality interactive curriculum, an online community, and support. And after nearly a decade of service, Time4Learning is now adding high school courses. “The number one request from our members has been to extend...

2013-07-23 23:22:05

Smart Horizons Career Online Education selects TierPoint, a leading nationwide provider of cloud, colocation, and managed services, to ensure it exceeds the demands of its growing online student population. Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE) is pleased to announce its affiliation with managed services provider TierPoint, LLC. TierPoint is a leading, nationwide provider of cloud, colocation, and IT solutions. Relying upon TierPoint’s...

2013-07-22 23:20:24

The Boys’ Club of New York’s Superhero-Themed Literacy Program Trains Teens to Mentor Younger Members New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 After piloting the program in 2012, BCNY’s literacy mentoring program Summer Superheroes, has been implemented at all three clubhouses. The program, developed last year by BCNY’s education staff, combines literacy skill-building with teen-child mentorship using superhero-themed activities. Summer Superheroes was developed to help prevent summer...

2013-07-22 23:17:21

Canada plant partners with EMC to expand employee knowledge. Hamilton, ON (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Earlier this month, Karen Dunn, Human Resource Manager at our Canada plant, was interviewed by Jean Paul Giroux, blogger for Canadian Manufacturer’s Network. Here he discussed their membership to the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC), which gives all employees at the Canada plant access to Harvard online courses. In the interview, Dunn explains how in 2012, they started a mentoring...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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