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2010-03-22 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB) today announced plans for Blackboard Mobile Learn(TM), an application that will bring two-way teaching and learning to mobile devices, creating an interactive mobile learning experience for students and teachers on the go. Blackboard's existing Blackboard Mobile Central(TM) application already delivers a mobile campus experience that includes news, events, maps and sports among a range of student life and...

2010-03-15 14:50:00

All Kinds of Minds' groundbreaking new book merges the science of learning with the art of teaching DURHAM, N.C., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All Kinds of Minds, a national nonprofit dedicated to translating the latest research on how students learn into training and tools that equip educators to better reach all learners, today announced the forthcoming release of their new book supporting that mission - Schools for All Kinds of Minds. "There is a renewed sense of urgency to...

2010-01-27 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Ovation TV announced the launch of a national arts education initiative at an event for NY City teachers held at the New York Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Working with Cable in the Classroom and the New York City Department of Education's Office of Arts and Special Projects, Ovation TV developed arts-related curriculum units and companion programs for educators that are now available through a newly created education portal. Ovation...

2010-01-25 12:53:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Learning Solutions Center is bringing together a group of the nation's top science educators January 29-30, 2010 at the University of Michigan-Dearborn for a two-day symposium to address some of the most important issues in K-12 science education including the power of technology in the classroom and how school districts can incorporate new and emerging technologies in their...

2010-01-13 03:01:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FETC, Booth 1001 -- Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide(1), today introduced the BrightLink 450Wi, an intelligent, interactive projector that allows educators to turn any standard whiteboard or smooth wall into an interactive learning area. This innovative classroom tool delivers a cost-effective solution for educators to easily integrate interactive capabilities and eliminates the need to purchase and install dedicated...

2009-11-05 16:44:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ergotron's TeachWell(TM) Mobile Digital Platform puts all the essential tools educators need into a compact, high-performance technology hub that facilitates 21st-century collaborative learning environments. Designed for classrooms in K-12 primary and secondary schools, as well as private and public colleges and universities, the TeachWell Mobile Digital Platform frees teachers from being tethered to desks and removes the physical barriers between...

2009-11-03 11:33:00

DENTON, Texas, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- eInstruction, a premier global provider of learning technology, today announced the judging panel of its third annual Classroom Makeover Video Contest. The panel is comprised of advocates for educational technology, television personalities, media representatives and members of the nationally recognized band, Flobots. The judging panel will choose three classrooms to win interactive classroom makeovers. The winners will each be awarded more than $30,000...

2009-08-03 09:44:00

RURAL HALL, N.C., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Hendrick Construction, Inc. was awarded a $5 million contract to expand Rural Hall Elementary School in north Forsyth County and upgrade the facility with new technology. Hendrick Construction will add almost 33,000 square feet of classroom space and replace an aging wing built in the 1950s. The wing houses third, fourth and fifth grade students, as well as a computer lab, an art room and a distance learning center that allows students to...

2009-07-28 09:12:00

SUWANEE, Ga., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyVision, a Steelcase company, recently unveiled the newest members of the eno interactive family of classroom solutions. The new additions to the eno family help school districts save installation budgets, provide engaging instruction from anywhere in the class and meet the needs of new construction and renovation. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070618/POLYVISIONLOGO ) Originally launched in January and designed to engage students...

2009-07-23 16:15:00

WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB), a global leader in education technology, today announced the general availability of Echo360 lecture capture as an integrated offering within the Blackboard Learn((TM)) platform. With the partnership, instructors at thousands of institutions working with Blackboard can provide a customized, on-demand learning experience that complements the traditional classroom setting and gives students greater control over...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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