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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...

2014-01-23 23:21:49

Let the games begin! Connections Academy’s Winter Olympics Quiz Bowl Trivia Challenge offers educational challenge and friendly competition for families and friends to celebrate the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Educators at Connections Academy are offering families a fun online Olympics-themed trivia game that celebrates and helps build enthusiasm for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics that begin the first week in February. Students of all...

2014-01-22 23:03:31

California Connections Academy @ North Bay has been approved by the Middletown Unified School District to offer tuition-free K–12 online public education option for families in Sonoma, Napa, Lake, Mendocino, Colusa, Glenn and Yolo Counties this fall. Middletown, California (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Families with children in grades K–12 residing in seven counties in the North Bay area will soon have a new, innovative public school option. California Connections Academy @ North Bay, a...

2014-01-22 16:28:13

PHOENIX, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Online students across Arizona will participate in special events to celebrate National School Choice Week, ranging from bowling to pizza parties. The events, held during the week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1, will be among more than 5,500 independently planned events across the country during National School Choice Week 2014. Arizona Virtual Academy and Insight Academy of Arizona, full-time, online public schools serving students in grades K-12, will be hosting...

2014-01-22 16:28:11

DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online students across Texas will participate in special events to celebrate National School Choice Week, including whistle stop tour events across the state. The events, which will be held during the week of Jan. 25-Feb. 1, will be among more than 5,500 independently planned events across the country during National School Choice Week 2014. Texas Virtual Academy and Texas Online Preparatory School, full-time, online public charter...


Word of the Day
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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