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2011-04-13 00:00:28

See why one of the largest and greenest architectural firms in the world is focused on sustainable modular classrooms for temporary and permanent use. Green relocatable modular classroom meet CHPS and LEED® High Performance Standards. Atlanta, GA and Littleton, MA (PRWEB) April 12, 2011 Perkins+Will, an integrated design firm serving clients from twenty-three offices around the world, is teaming with Triumph Modular Incorporated, the Northeast's premier provider of high-quality...

2011-04-07 15:22:00

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Learning (Nasdaq: RLRN) announced today that it has begun the development of an application to enable AR quizzing on mobile devices. Because of the expanding use of mobile devices in the K-12 market, the application will enable students to take AR quizzes on some of today's most popular handheld mobile devices. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20001108/RENAISSANCELOGO) The app will provide Accelerated Reader...

2011-03-18 00:00:00

Georgia based nonprofit organization launches new "Donate to Educate" program targeting the 15 million 1st generation iPads to be used in the classroom. According to 19 year old visionary Travis Allen, Founder and President of the iSchool Initiative, the successful debut of the iPad 2 has planted the seeds to transform our struggling public education system in the post PC world. Kennessaw, GA (PRWEB) March 16, 2011 Georgia based nonprofit organization launches new "Donate to Educate" program...

2011-03-03 00:00:00

-- Award Recognizes Significance of Mobility and Real-Time Formative Assessment in Education-- Denton, TX (PRWEB) March 2, 2011 Tech & Learning, a magazine focused on the acquisition and application of educational technology in K-12 classrooms, named the eInstruction Mobiâ“ž¢ mobile interactive whiteboard one of the "Best New Products" in its 2010 Awards of Excellence recognition program. Tech & Learning's Awards of Excellence program, which has...

2011-02-08 07:20:00

MANTECA, Calif., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever Gen7 green classrooms, installed at Bolsa Knolls Middle School in Salinas, California, have become the nation's first modular classrooms to receive Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS®) Verified recognition for New School Construction. They are only the second school in California to successfully complete the CHPS® Verified review process. The Gen7's high performance features...

2011-02-03 00:00:40

Next generation interactive whiteboards introduce multi-touch, iPad like gestures to create a truly engaging and social learning tool in the classroom Orlando, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011 Global education company, Promethean, has unveiled its next generation, ActivBoard 500 Pro-series. The launch of the new interactive whiteboard introduces, for the first time, leading-edge technology that allows the board to be operated simultaneously by both pen and "Ëœgesture' touch....

2011-02-01 00:37:19

LiveMind.com connects experts who want to teach with anyone who wants to learn in LIVE online classrooms. It provides teachers the platform and tools to bring their expertise beyond the typical physical boundaries of continuing education classes, enabling them to build their own online teaching business. It provides students the opportunity to learn anything in a live interactive classroom from the convenience of their computer. Westport, CT (Vocus/PRWEB) January 31, 2011 LiveMind.com...

2011-01-16 00:23:38

Teachers from around the world have responded with essays explaining why their classrooms should receive a free motion-activated or time-lapse camera. Alabaster, AL (Vocus/PRWEB) January 14, 2011 An online essay contest called Cameras for Classrooms has struck a chord among teachers worldwide, who are sending in essays describing how a Timelapse PlantCam or a motion-activated BirdCam will provide a learning opportunity for eager students. But procrastinating teachers only have until January...

2011-01-11 00:00:41

Mobi Viewâ“ž¢ sets new standard for interactive whiteboards with mobility, accessibility and affordability Denton, TX (PRWEB) January 10, 2011 eInstruction, an educational technology pioneer, is meeting market demand for interactivity and mobility with the release of Mobi View, the industry's first mobile interactive whiteboard with an integrated touch screen display. At $449USD, Mobi Viewâ“ž¢ delivers the full functionality of a...

2010-12-11 00:01:07

A new contest called Cameras for Classrooms is encouraging teachers worldwide to write essays on why their classrooms should receive a free motion-activated or time-lapse camera. Alabaster, AL (PRWEB) December 9, 2010 Since the invention of the essay, school teachers have been making their students write about everything from current events to "How I Spent My Summer Vacation." Now, the tables are being turned. A new contest called Cameras for Classrooms is encouraging teachers worldwide to...


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