Latest Curricula Stories

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...

2013-07-16 23:19:01

Join Oregon Connections Academy virtual school parent, Kimberly Guy, as she shares her family’s path to online school—participants are invited to ask questions, learn more about comparing virtual schools and how to choose the best fit. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 When it comes to online schooling options, how do parents know they are choosing the best program for their students? Learn how one family made an informed decision about virtual schools during a live Twitter...

2013-05-22 23:01:36

Museum aims to ignite and advance creative thinking in children. Hosts inaugural graduation for first preschool in a California museum. Sausalito, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 On May 29, the Bay Area Discovery Museum will make history and graduate its first preschool class of creative thinkers, 18 spirited 4-5 year olds. This past fall, the museum became the first in California, and only one of sixteen nationally, to open a licensed preschool on its expansive 7.5 acre grounds overlooking the...

2013-04-30 23:00:13

New Offering of CTE Courses Exposes Students to Career Skills and Interests Earlier in their Academic Journeys Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced a new offering of Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses designed to prepare students for job readiness in the 21st century. A multi-year progression divided into three phases — Explorations, Career Planning and Life Skills, and Pathways —...

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.