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2011-07-28 13:27:00

NEW YORK, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) has reported it found the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) 6-12 Curriculum to have a "potentially positive" effect on high school mathematics instruction. The announcement of the potentially positive rating, the second highest possible from the WWC, reaffirms McGraw-Hill Education's commitment to research-based instruction. McGraw-Hill Education currently offers three National Science...

2011-07-22 00:01:01

New resources empower educators to bring classic literature and historical personalities to life. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Discovery Education announces that Literature Guides and Biographies from Shmoop, a digital curriculum company that makes fun, rigorous learning and teaching materials, are now available in Discovery Education streaming PLUS. Shmoop's Literature Guides and Biographies are written by Ph.D. students from Stanford, Harvard, UC Berkley, and other top...

2011-06-07 10:04:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HighReach Learning®, a division of Carson-Dellosa Publishing, LLC, and a leader in educational resources and curricula for early childhood education, is pleased to announce that its highly acclaimed Curriculum for Pre-K has been approved by the West Virginia Office of Instruction for use by Universal Pre-K providers. "We are delighted that HighReach Learning's® Curriculum for Pre-K has been adopted by yet...

2011-05-27 00:00:27

PicoTurbine International is proud to announce STEM+ Curriculum, the latest development in its suite of green energy education offerings. The program is designed to deepen K-12 students' understanding of green technology across a multitude of disciplines using both hands-on and theoretical teachings. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 PicoTurbine International is proud to announce STEM+ Curriculum, the latest development in its suite of green energy education offerings. The program is...

2011-04-12 15:03:05

Weill Cornell researchers say that social context matters in the teaching of medicine and delivery of health care Medical educators need to be aware of the cultural context in which they teach because these outside forces can affect what is taught and how information is received by students. Drawing upon their experiences teaching medical students the same formal curriculum, researchers at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York and in Doha, Qatar, urge other educators to pay attention...

2011-03-14 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of growing concerns about failing schools and increased accountability, the U.S. Department of Education's Charter Schools Program (CSP) sought to increase national understanding of the charter school model and expand the number of high-quality charter schools available to students. In an effort to provide New York City school children with the best possible educational services, the Carl C. Icahn Charter School received a CSP...

2011-03-08 12:21:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International, an independent nonprofit research and development organization, announced the results of two randomized studies evaluating the effectiveness of the SimCalc program, a technology-based approach to teaching advanced math concepts. SimCalc integrates software, paper curriculum, and professional development to enable a broad range of students to learn advanced concepts without jeopardizing progress on basic math skills....

2011-03-08 08:30:00

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delmar, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of learning solutions for ongoing career development and education, today announced the release of four new engineering titles through a partnership with Project Lead The Way (PLTW), the largest non-profit provider of innovative and rigorous science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs. The four new titles developed through the partnership, Civil Engineering and...

2011-03-07 11:21:00

Education Reform Leader is first Member of Congress to sign "Call for Common Content" WASHINGTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a leader in educational reform and competitiveness, today became the first Member of Congress to endorse the new bipartisan campaign for a common core curriculum for public schools nationwide. "Make no mistake, we are in a global competition for economic growth and innovation and it is our young people who will lead us...

2011-03-02 07:00:00

Lincoln Interactive develops engineering series for online learners MIDLAND, Pa., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even today with all of the attention that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education is receiving, it is still difficult to find a quality curriculum that introduces the wide world of engineering to high school students. Often, choices in technology education curricula are limited to mechanical and automotive engineering, leaving out important...


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