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2009-03-03 06:00:00

Award-winning instructional software for grades K-12 helps schools diagnose learning gaps and individualize instruction DULUTH, Ga., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Virginia Board of Education has selected Classworks(TM) comprehensive K-12 instructional software as a Recommended Instructional Intervention for Virginia schools. Developed by Curriculum Advantage(TM) Inc., Classworks was approved as a Supplemental Instructional Intervention for reading in kindergarten through grade nine....

2009-02-10 12:02:00

Web version of the award-winning software is expected to give K-12 schools a more advanced technology approach, expanded flexibility and enhanced management functionality DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Curriculum Advantage(TM) Inc. today announces the launch of beta testing for the latest version of the award-winning Classworks(TM) instructional software for grades K-12 -- Classworks Web Edition. Classworks provides individualized instruction in math, reading, language arts and...

2009-01-20 14:35:00

Florida's State Demonstration School shows educators first-hand how technology such as Classworks(TM) from Curriculum Advantage enhances teaching and learning DULUTH, Ga., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- When educators attend the Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando this month, they will have the opportunity to "go back to school" and tour a Florida middle school. This cutting-edge facility, however, is unlike any school most educators attended. Ocoee Middle School is...

2008-12-15 08:11:00

DULUTH, Ga., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Reports from K-12 school districts that use Classworks(TM) (http://www.classworks.com) comprehensive K-12 instructional software indicate that the product's use is frequently expanded beyond the originally targeted populations and purpose, thereby extending its value and eliminating the need for many "specialized" tools and solutions. One example is East Gaston High School in Mount Holly, N.C. The school's original goal was to bring at-risk...

2008-10-30 12:00:55

Every year, more than half a million students drop out of high school -- one student every 26 seconds. To address this critical challenge, Curriculum Advantage(TM) Inc. today introduces a new, research-based instructional model to help school districts reduce dropout rates; thereby increasing graduation rates. Developed for middle and high schools, the Preparing All Students for Success (PASS) Model is designed to identify struggling students and help every student reach graduation using...

2008-09-16 15:00:13

Curriculum Advantage(TM), Inc. announced today that the Gulf Coast Education Initiative Consortium has selected Classworks as another distinguished business partner recognizing this product as an effective curriculum and remediation tool for Mississippi's elementary, middle and high schools. The Consortium recognizes Classworks' history of raising student test scores in math and reading and its correlation to the state framework and MCT2 objectives as reasons for selecting the system....

2008-09-02 15:00:23

Curriculum Advantage, Inc. announced today that the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS) has selected Classworks as one of the premier curriculum and remediation tools of choice for Tennessee's elementary, middle and high schools. TOSS leaders cited Classworks' history of raising student test scores in math and reading and its correlation to state standards and TCAP objectives as reasons for selecting the system. Classworks (www.curriculumadvantage.com) gives teachers...

2008-08-26 09:00:32

Curriculum Advantage(TM), Inc. today announced that SEDL, a private, nonprofit education research, development, and dissemination organization, has reviewed Classworks Math and Reading for their newly released math and literacy Consumers' Guide. The Consumers Guide to Afterschool Math and Literacy Resources is an initiative of the Program in Education, Afterschool and Resiliency (PEAR) at Harvard University and the National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning at SEDL, a program...

2008-06-24 09:02:43

Curriculum Advantage, Inc. today announced a partnership between Classworks, computer-based instruction in K-12 for English/Language Arts, Reading, Mathematics and Science, with NComputing, leaders in low-cost desktop virtualization software and hardware. The partnership represents a commitment from both companies to help school districts maximize their use of technology by providing students increased computer access and instructional time with innovative, affordable solutions....

2007-03-05 15:00:48

The transition year from middle school to high school is critical time for student success and retention in high school. Studies show that the single biggest indicator of a student's graduation from high school is keeping them engaged and successful their freshman year. As a result, high school administrators are constantly looking for a way to keep at-risk students on track and on grade-level. Bob Barnes, the principal at South View High School in Hope Mills, N.C., has hit on 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.