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2014-09-09 08:37:19

SEATTLE, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, was one of the curriculum providers studied in the recent "Blended Learning Report" issued by SRI International. According to the report, effective blended learning programs require the implementation of quality digital content. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/144100 The report details the numerous benefits when there is a...

2014-09-08 23:11:03

Findings highlight key implications for districts on the selection of digital resources Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 With districts across the country transitioning to digital learning resources, administrators and educators are looking for content that will align to Common Core and state standards while advancing their district’s overall digital strategy. Knovation, the leader in advanced personalized learning solutions, releases results of its 2014 National Digital...

2014-08-27 23:11:14

Students Discover How Newton’s Laws Contribute to Successful Sailing in new PBL-based 'Physics of Sailing' course designed for high school students. Cupertino, Calif. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Curriki, the leading K-12 global community for creating, sharing, and finding open learning resources, today unveiled ‘The Physics of Sailing’ Project-based Learning (PBL) Unit. Funded by Oracle, this six-week high school Physics project focuses on the application of Newton’s Laws in...

2014-08-25 23:06:55

Philip Steitz to Serve as Chief Technology Officer; Leslie Sobon Named as Vice President, Marketing Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced that Philip Steitz and Leslie Sobon have joined the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Vice President, Marketing, respectively. Steitz will be responsible for leading the company’s technology vision and strategy and Sobon will be responsible for...

2014-08-19 23:11:37

In first year of implementation, students see significant gains with students in blended learning reading classrooms on average exceeding their NWEA growth expectations by 50% (growing 1.5 years in a single year) and students in math blended classrooms on average exceeding the NWEA expected growth by 21% (growing 1.21 years in a single year). Students in blended classrooms also outperformed their peers in non-blended classrooms. Middletown, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The Enlarged City...

2014-08-19 23:11:35

Education Elements is excited to announce that after an analysis of the Spring benchmark exams, Middletown students in blended learning classrooms performed better than both the expected NWEA growth as well as better than their peers. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Education Elements, which offers a comprehensive approach to designing and implementing personalized learning in districts, is excited to announce that students in the Enlarged City School District of Middletown, a...

2014-08-19 16:31:36

The Center for Promise examines the reasons why students leave high school before graduation SEATTLE, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, applauds the latest report from America's Promise Alliance, "Don't Call them Dropouts." The report seeks to understand why 20 percent of young people don't graduate from high school in the United States. Logo -...

2014-08-18 23:09:44

Cabarrus County Schools in North Carolina partners with company to customize alignment of digital learning resources to curriculum. Cincinnati (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 As more districts shift from print to digital learning resources, many administrators are looking to ease the transition for teachers and students by aligning curriculum with high quality and relevant digital content. With more than 30,000 students in 39 schools, Cabarrus County Schools in North Carolina is paving the way...

2014-08-16 23:02:56

An official celebration of the launch if Intrepid Learning's first-ever "MOOC on Corporate MOOCs", a content marketing MOOC run on the Intrepid Corporate MOOC platform. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Intrepid Learning is proud to announce the successful launch of its first-ever “MOOC on Corporate MOOCs." The three-week course concluded on July 7, 2014, attracting over 1500 registrants from a diverse range of corporations. The MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)...

2014-08-14 23:04:14

Alie brings his versatile leadership expertise in business and operations to the largest U.S.-based provider of learning experience design, content development and edtech services. Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Six Red Marbles today announced that Craig Alie joins the company’s leadership team as Executive Vice President of Operations and Strategic Solutions. “Craig has a notable, demonstrated ability to build and grow business while driving organizational change,” said Bob...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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