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2012-07-28 23:02:56

Within months the number of children whose reading skills were deficient dropped by more than a third with help from StudyDog, an interactive learning program for elementary schools. Swiftwater, PA (PRWEB) July 27, 2012 As the assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction in one of the most diverse school districts in Pennsylvania, Dr. Catherine Sweeney needed a way to boost the progress of her high-risk student population. Then, one of her teachers discovered StudyDog, an...

2011-08-20 00:00:04

WIDA has released an official PRIME correlation for Imagine Learning English, the award-winning language and literacy software solution from Imagine Learning. The correlation was created by a WIDA-trained correlator and is now available through the WIDA website. The WIDA PRIME correlation program is designed to help teachers choose instructional materials that align with WIDA's rigorous standards for English learner curriculum and instruction. (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 WIDA has released an...

2011-08-01 14:04:00

BEAVER, Pa., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Network of Digital Schools, which develops and distributes the nation's premier online curriculum Lincoln Interactive, announced today that it has developed and will release a third grade curriculum for the 2011-2012 school year. "We are very excited to offer a new grade level and type of curriculum to our students," said Kellie Hamilton, Director of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction. "Our third grade students are...

2011-08-01 14:00:00

BEAVER, Pa., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Network of Digital Schools, which develops and distributes the nation's premier online curriculum Lincoln Interactive, announced today that it is releasing an updated and revised version of its widely successful Little Lincoln Kindergarten curriculum for the 2011-2012 school year. The Little Lincoln Kindergarten curriculum was originally launched in the fall of 2008, and quickly became widely popular with students and...

2011-07-05 09:15:00

FLOWER MOUND, Texas, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This powerful "must read" book is filled with practical activities, tips, and strategies to apply in daily teaching activities. They come from author, Louise Paris, an experienced educator - and over 90 teachers, parents and students, worldwide, who have contributed ideas based on their own educational experiences. Being a teacher comes with a great deal of joy, satisfaction, and personal fulfillment...but also comes with a backpack full of...

2011-06-28 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What are the Common Core State Standards and how will this new initiative affect instruction in our schools? In an effort to support school leaders in designing learning environments that produce career and college ready learners, Teaching Matters' Fourth Annual Summer Forum for Principals will feature a discussion about the implications of the Common Core State Standards on curriculum and assessment. Bena Kallick, co-author of Assessment...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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