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2013-05-10 23:02:55

Milaa challenges mainstream education programs by introducing one-of-a-kind holistic learning program that stimulates the body, mind, and character (soul). Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Not satisfied with mainstream weekend child education programs that specialize in only one or two areas of learning, Paul Jan, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, founded Milaa. Milaa is the first to introduce parent and child education programs based on a holistic approach that...

2013-05-09 23:43:14

Feedback from District Advisory Committee meeting provides insight into opportunities and challenges of mobile learning Bakersfield, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Last month, Lightspeed Systems hosted the inaugural District Advisory Committee, joining together district representatives from around the country in San Diego, California. This high-level two day event was designed to provide administrators an opportunity to share their experiences with mobile learning. The represented districts...

2013-05-09 23:40:57

[246 Pages Report] Smart Education & Learning Market report segmented the global market by products, learning modes, applications, geography. (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 According to a new market research report “Smart Education and Learning Market: Advanced Technologies, Digital Models, Adoption Trends and Worldwide Market Forecast (2012 — 2017)´´, published by MarketsandMarkets, the Global Smart Education and Learning market is expected to reach $220.0 billion by 2017...

2013-05-09 23:25:15

Resourceful learning at home tips together with lessons at home have been researched and compiled into a top 10 list on Kids Activities Blog. If homeschooling or not, these tips make learning fun at home. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 If homeschooling or not, creative learning at home tips are useful to create learning opportunities at home. Kids Activities Blog has released a gallery of tips together with lessons at home that are all totally fun and sneak in learning. The learning...

2013-05-06 23:03:01

eReflect finds that for Ultimate Spelling it appears the spelling building program easily won the hearts of the hands-on parents who homeschool their children. New York City, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Ultimate Spelling has not only been getting rave spelling software reviews from teachers working in established schools, but also from parents who take it upon themselves to teach their children at home. Essentially, what makes this significant is that teachers in school undergo a special...

2013-05-06 16:22:33

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible 501(c) (3) nonprofit organizations, governmental and educational institutions for its 2013 Environmental Stewardship and Energy Sustainability Competitive Grant Program. The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation (PNGF) invests in nonprofit organizations that work toward one or more of the following objectives within North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee:...

2013-05-02 23:02:55

Online K-12 schools expand, but fail kids -- lagging academic performance, high dropout rates, limited oversight, and excessive costs. New virtual education data, broken down by state and school. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Contact: Jamie Horwitz, 202/549-4921; jhdcpr(at)starpower(dot)net or Alex Molnar, 480/797-7261; nepc.molnar(at)gmail(dot)com A national study, released today by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC), offers a comprehensive review of 311 virtual...

2013-05-02 12:31:56

DALLAS, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Voyager Learning, the nation's most comprehensive provider of PreK-12 intervention learning solutions and education services, announced today the release of We Can: Early Learning Curriculum, Second Edition, an evidence-based Pre-K curriculum that prepares all children to be academically successful in kindergarten and beyond. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/CLGROUPLOGO) Over the last decade, the We Can program has changed the...

2013-05-01 20:22:05

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Six-time Stellar Award-winner and GRAMMY(® )Award-nominated gospel recording artist VaShawn Mitchell is set to perform at Spartanburg, South Carolina's 35(th) annual spring fling on Sunday, May 5. Mitchell will perform at 4:00 p.m. on the FBS MainStage near Denny's Plaza in downtown Spartanburg. Spartanburg Spring Fling is one of the Upstate's largest outdoor festivals. Thousands attend for a weekend filled with music, food, art, crafts and...

2013-04-30 23:02:02

For career colleges struggling with decreased enrollment, bridge to start high school program offers a much-needed solution, driving students to college campuses to earn their high school diplomas and then enroll in college. Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 The Bridge to Start program was launched in May of 2012 as a solution for career colleges serving students who have not yet earned a traditional high school diploma. Due to legislative changes that eliminated the Ability-to-Benefit...