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2013-08-28 23:18:12

Initiative, Sponsored by Flipped Learning Network, Promotes Student-Centered Learning Environment Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 As technology transforms the classroom, teaching is changing as well. When students head back to school this year, they may discover that monotonous lectures and mundane activities are a thing of the past when their teachers decide to flip the classroom. Educators across the globe will take a pledge to flip one lesson on Friday, Sept. 6, the first...

2013-08-22 23:23:09

Online personal finance course enables students to meet state requirement and prepare for their financial futures, while developing 21st century skills for college and career Herndon, VA (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 When the New Jersey Department of Education mandated that all high school students—beginning with the 2014 graduating class—take at least 2.5 credits in financial literacy, administrators at North Plainfield School District’s high school looked for an innovative solution to...

2013-08-15 23:18:03

The results of a new poll indicate online learning – while relatively well-known as a higher education alternative – remains one of the best-kept secrets in education for elementary, middle school and high school students. The results also indicate a strong majority believe elective and AP® classes, if not offered in a physical school, should be made available online for credit toward graduation. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the largest provider of...

2013-08-13 23:19:43

Why are students going to school online and what are the benefits? Parents cite flexibility, different learning environment from current school, and safe environment as the top enrollment drivers, as reported in Connections Academy's latest annual parent survey. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 =Connections Academy, http://www.connectionsacademy.com, a leading provider of high-quality, highly accountable virtual schooling for students in grades K through 12, continues to get high...

2013-08-08 23:20:44

Magnus Gyan, a technology led education company has announced that Bobbi Kurshan, currently Executive Director of Academic Innovation for the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, joins the Board of Directors. Magnus Gyan is building a world class Board consisting of the most influential professionals in education, technology, government and international business development. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Magnus Gyan LLC a US-based technology company helping...

2013-08-07 23:26:48

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches an Elective Credit Course on Parenting. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Red Comet launches a brand new elective titled “Real World Parenting”. Parenting is a challenge that most students will encounter sometime during their lifetime. Many people understand how to parent but very few understand how to parent effectively. “Red Comet’s brand new online high school course on ‘Real World Parenting’ is a direct...

2013-08-01 23:20:55

Education pioneer and online education industry leader Ron Packard today released Education Transformation, a new book that explains the fundamental changes underway in the American educational system and explores how intelligent use of technology will completely revolutionize K–12 education. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 In Education Transformation, Packard contends primary education is the only major industry still left behind on the technology transformation curve, and...

2013-07-25 23:25:31

Forest Trail Academy, one of the frontrunners for online home school education in the United States, heralds the advent of its Online K-12 School Demo to help parents and students gain an insight into the world of home school online learning (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 As one of the leading online high schools in the United States, Forest Trail Academy has moved one-step further in bringing online home school education to the doorstep of aspiring students. With their latest, state-of-the-art...

2013-07-18 23:20:46

Minnesota Virtual Academy Student Surmounts Serious Medical Conditions to Graduate with Honors Herndon, VA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 French playwright Molière once said, "The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it." For 20-year-old Ashley Jagodzinski of Rochester, Minn., Moliere's quote rings true. Before she was 18, this recent graduate of Minnesota Virtual Academy (MNVA) had three open heart surgeries, a brain hemorrhage, and was diagnosed with a severe...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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