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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...

2014-05-08 23:08:18

Administrators and veteran educators from Connections Academy virtual schools in Michigan and Texas have been honored for outstanding leadership in online technology in K-12 education. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Virtual school leaders from Connections Education (http://www.ConnectionsEducation.com), a leading provider of virtual education for students in grades K–12, have been honored by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) with 2014 International Distance...

2014-05-08 12:34:06

Innovative Online Public Charter School Now Accepting Applications for 2014-2015 School Year LANSING, Mich., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for the Insight School of Michigan, in partnership with K12 Inc., (NYSE: LRN), America's leading provider of proprietary curriculum and online and blended school programs for students in pre-K through high school, today announced the creation of a new, online public school which is now accepting Michigan students for the...

2014-04-25 23:05:04

PeopleKeys has been re-certified as an International Association for Continuing Education and Training Authorized (IACAT) Provider. IACET is the premier standards-setting organization for continuing education and training, and grants PeopleKeys renewed approval to offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to their students. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has again awarded PeopleKeys the prestigious Authorized...

2014-04-17 23:07:29

Get ready to go green and celebrate Earth Day on April 22! Connections Academy’s Earth Day Quiz Bowl Trivia Challenge offers interactive learning opportunity, friendly competition for families and friends. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Educators at Connections Academy are offering families a fun, online Earth Day-themed trivia game that recognizes and helps build enthusiasm for Earth Day on April 22, 2014—an annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection and...

2014-03-31 23:29:50

Kansas Connections Academy's high-quality curriculum and helpfulness of teachers receive praise, according to a new survey of the online school. 95 percent of parents with students enrolled recommend the school to other families. Elkhart, KS (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Kansas Connections Academy, a tuition-free virtual public school serving students statewide in grades K-12, continues to receive high marks from parents, a new study shows. In its 2013-2014 Parent Satisfaction Survey, 95...

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...

2014-02-12 23:23:11

Statewide K-12 virtual public school receives unanimous board approval to continue providing families with a high-quality, highly-accountable education option. Bartlesville, Oklahoma (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Oklahoma Connections Academy, a tuition-free virtual public school serving full-time K-12 students throughout Oklahoma, was approved as a statewide virtual charter school for the 2014-2015 school year by the newly-created Statewide Virtual Charter School Board. The board voted...

2014-02-12 23:23:03

Virtual public school serving students in grades K-12 statewide hosts in-person and online information sessions across Wisconsin. Families interested in enrolling must complete state application before April 30. Appleton, Wisconsin (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year is officially underway at Wisconsin Connections Academy, the virtual public school serving students from across the state in grades K-12. Parents and students who are interested in learning more...

2014-02-11 08:37:03

Tools for Higher Ed Institutions and Employers Will Help Recruitment, Retention, Engagement PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by a mission to help students and employees to get the most value possible from their education and training, Fidelis today launched its enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for student-centered learning. Informed by the latest in educational research on retention, engagement and learning, Fidelis' elegant set of tools delivers a...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.