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2011-11-08 10:34:53

Cooking should be integrated into school curriculum Based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other reports that childhood obesity has tripled over the past 30 years, we recognize the importance of reaching our children early to form good food habits. However, with teachers having to incorporate more and more learning standards into their already packed curriculums, where does that leave room for nutrition education in elementary schools? Perhaps by putting it into school...

2011-08-03 08:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Curriculum Press ('Key') has decided to reorganize the company around its technology products and to sell its high school mathematics textbook programs. "Key's future is in the digital realm," said Karen Coe, president and CEO. "As the publisher of the most widely-used learning tool for mathematics education, The Geometer's Sketchpad®, we intend to extend the influence of dynamic mathematics environments beyond the...

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...

2011-07-28 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...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.