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2014-04-25 23:06:35

Discuss the design elements of Competency Education systems with Susan Patrick, CEO of iNACOL, during a free, interactive webinar with Connections Learning by Pearson Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 While the growth of online and blended learning programs is powering personalized instruction and profoundly changing K-12 education across the United States, many schools still advance students based on the passage of time rather than learning mastery. “Too many education systems in...

2014-04-23 23:11:35

Minneapolis-based custom e-learning and blended learning solutions provider, Allen Interactions, will facilitate several e-learning design workshops, have a lot to say on the Successive Approximation Model (SAM) and share the latest on gaming, collaboration, and mobile capabilities of its premier authoring system, ZebraZapps. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 At ASTD 2014, Allen Interactions will join more than 9,000 learning colleagues from around the globe in Washington, D.C., May...

2014-04-22 23:09:59

netTrekker and icurio Compliant With Industry Standard for Interoperability Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Knovation, the leader in advanced personalized learning solutions, announces the IMS Global Certification of its learning engagement applications, netTrekker and icurio. Both Knovation services are compliant with Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI)™ v1.0, which enables the products to seamlessly integrate with existing classroom technologies. “IMS is very pleased with...

2014-04-22 12:36:06

The new game-based Math series, exclusively designed for US Common Core, provides schools and teachers the content, the tools and the data to drive student achievement. NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VINCI Education, home of the award-winning VINCI Blended Learning Solutions, expands its offering by launching the Elementary series of its real-time, data-enabled Math Curriculum. The Curriculum, sequenced to break down the Common Core requirements to small steps,...

2014-04-22 08:38:47

Boston Public Schools reduces dropout rate to the lowest level since 1977 BOSTON and SEATTLE, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Public Schools announced it has reduced the annual high school dropout rate by one-third this year alone. The figure has fallen to 4.5 percent, down from 6.4 percent last year and 9.4 percent in 2006. This is the lowest drop-out rate since the district began tracking the figure in 1977. The reduction means more high school students are staying in school...

2014-04-16 00:21:32

Achievement gains for students validated by third-party studies SEATTLE, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, announced the results of three independent studies to evaluate the effectiveness of the company's digital curriculum. The results revealed the positive impact the curriculum has on student achievement when implemented to meet a range of student needs. (Logo:...

2014-04-09 23:22:57

Interactive Courses Designed for "Make or Break" Middle School Years Herndon, VA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Personalized learning solutions provider Fuel Education™ today announced a new online curriculum designed for middle school students as they transition through the challenging “make or break” years, and for school districts as they adopt all-digital curriculum. Available on a wide variety of platforms and devices such as the iPad® , Chromebook™, and Android™,...

2014-04-08 23:29:49

GAP Grant Program Offers $50,000 in Funding for Classroom Management Software Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 To help schools stretch their technology dollars as far as possible, Netop today announced its 2014 GAP grant program. Funded by Netop, the world leader in classroom management software, this year's grant program will provide $50,000 in funding to make it more affordable for schools and districts to access tools for blended learning. The application period is now open...

2014-04-02 23:22:22

TrainingIndustry.com Cited InfoPro Learning as One of 2014’s Best Global Providers Plainsboro, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Leading, award-winning learning and training solutions provider, InfoPro Learning, a Compunnel company, (http://www.infoprolearning.com) is recognized for the second year in a row as one of training industry’s Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies in TrainingIndustry.com’s annual market review of the best providers of training services and technologies....

2014-04-02 12:35:10

TAMPA, Fla., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- LearnSmart, a full-service provider of IT and skills training for business and CrossKnowledge, a leading provider of distance learning solutions for leadership and business skills development, announce their new partnership. This alliance helps both companies expand their already broad reach of combined IT, soft skills, management and leadership training using the most advanced and latest technologies across the globe. (Photo:...


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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