Latest Curricula Stories

2014-01-15 08:26:16

CompetencyWorks brief highlights analysis for more reliable indicators of student achievement WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by CompetencyWorks, titled Progress and Proficiency: Redesigning Grading for Competency Education, helps education leaders think through how to design grading policies that communicate academic performance to students and parents. As more schools and districts begin to develop competency-based pathways that allow...

2014-01-07 12:29:58

Latest Release Creates an Integrated Learning Experience with Enhanced Usability and Engagement INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Courseload, an institutional solution for the delivery and use of eTextbooks and digital course materials in higher education, today announced the release of Courseload Engage (Engage), its next generation application designed to enhance engagement and collaboration between students and instructors. The Engage release is punctuated by a focus on usability,...

2013-12-18 23:23:06

Respondents cite reporting tools, engaging curriculum, and intervention as top requirements. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 School districts throughout the country report they are offering students significantly more online learning programs in 2013 compared to 2012 – especially blended learning and online courses for credit – according to an annual survey of district- and school-level leaders, announced today by K12 Inc., the nation’s leading provider of technology-powered...

2013-12-02 23:24:39

Aventa Learning® by K12® Widely Used by School Districts in a Variety of Blended Models Herndon, Virginia (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of proprietary curricula and online education programs for students in pre-kindergarten through high school, today announced that its online curriculum, Aventa Learning® by K12®, which is widely used by school districts for blended learning programs, was named a “Readers’ Choice Top...

2013-11-18 23:25:43

The company provides services that help educational institutes and academicians stay in touch with the latest changes in the education system (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 ELK Education Consultants Pvt. Ltd has been a pioneer in interactive content designing. The company has now introduced modules for K12 students since they have to understand many complicated concepts and decide their further course of action. Instructional designers have collaborated with academic writers and subject matter...

2013-11-08 23:20:48

IACET reaccreditation status has been awarded & CCEI continues to provide IACET CEUs for online child care training coursework. Duluth, GA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), an online child care training course and certificate provider, is proud to announce it has been awarded reaccreditation status by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). IACET Authorized Providers are the only organizations approved to offer...

2013-10-16 23:26:34

Four National Awards Span K-12 Instructional Spectrum: Core Academics, Career and Tech Ed, Remediation, Music and Fine Arts Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Connections Education (http://www.ConnectionsEducation.com), a leading virtual education provider for students in grades K-12, has been honored with four national awards for curriculum excellence. Part of the global education company, Pearson (http://www.pearsoned.com), Connections Education was named a winner of four ComputED...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.