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2014-10-16 23:00:29

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the Georgia State University College of Education $7.5 million for its Collaboration and Resources for Encouraging and Supporting Transformations in Education (CREST-Ed) program, which is designed to increase the number of teachers committed to high-need schools in urban and rural settings. (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the Georgia State University College of Education $7.5 million for its Collaboration...

2014-10-10 08:22:57

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore Math is a true breakthrough in math instruction. It has been proven to radically transform math instruction by helping students improve their skills in critical thinking, math vocabulary, algebra, problem solving, computation, and mental math. Now, Staff Development for Educators invites educators to discover how this method can increase student achievement and build practical applications in the classroom. Staff...

2014-09-10 12:24:31

Transformational Literacy: Making the Common Core Shift with Work That Matters NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the country grapples with adopting higher academic standards in order to improve student achievement, Expeditionary Learning - an education leader with two decades of success transforming classrooms in order to achieve deeper student learning and performance - is launching a new resource for teachers, to help them leverage the higher-bar standards and engage, challenge,...

2014-08-25 23:09:29

Middle School Remodel Will Foster Collaboration and Problem-Solving Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Tampa Preparatory School is excited to announce the opening of the new Active Learning Environment remodel of the Middle School. In the ever-changing collegiate and workplace environments, it is imperative that students have collaboration and problem-solving skills. Within the Active Learning Environment, students will have the opportunity to experiment with and take steps towards...

2014-08-19 23:02:57

Creative educators pilot projects with science and technology focus Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 With back to school shopping in full swing, moms and dads are working hard to fill the supply list even when money is tight. They are not the only ones feeling the pinch this fall; educators are also struggling to find resources for students, especially in low-income and minority-majority school districts. In some schools, this struggle is a crucible where creativity flourishes....

2014-08-12 23:12:32

Learning Sciences International launches full-day professional development sessions to help educators build expertise in using instructional strategies to meet rigorous college and career readiness standards. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Learning Sciences International is offering full-day, hands-on workshops to provide educators with training on instructional strategies that move students toward more complex learning. Experience Day sessions will be held in various...

2014-08-07 12:25:31

Becoming a Learning System offers tools, strategies, and knowledge to develop continuous improvement systems. DALLAS, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Learning Forward, the nation's largest professional learning membership association, is pleased to join Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS) in celebrating their successful efforts to build effective leadership and learning systems that lead to improved outcomes for all students. Learning Forward has just released a new book...

2014-05-15 16:32:24

School system embraces innovative classroom technology; advances opportunities for more than 25,000 students PITTSBURGH, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following nearly 10 years of successfully utilizing Compass Learning personalized learning software in K-8 classrooms, the Pittsburgh Public School District is now rolling out Compass Learning software for use by students in all 11 area high schools. The move will bring tailored educational tools to more than 25,000 area students and...

2014-05-05 16:30:00

Grammy Award Winner Brandy to Perform LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs (The Alliance) will honor outstanding members of the Los Angeles community at its annual Impact Awards dinner on May 6, 2014 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Loretha Jones, President of Original Programming for BET Networks, will receive the Impact Award; Michael J. Richter, Managing Director, Lazard Freres & Co. LLC, will be honored...

2014-03-27 23:30:53

The Marzano Center Essentials for Achieving Rigor model and an accompanying monograph, Teaching for Rigor, focus on critical pedagogical strategies to help students meet rigorous college and career readiness standards. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 As a response to national reports indicating that students and teachers are not well-prepared to succeed with assessments aligned to new college and career readiness standards, Learning Sciences Marzano Center has developed a...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.