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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...

2011-02-12 00:00:46

New online courses help students master foreign languages easily and effectively Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) February 11, 2011 PLATO Learning, a leading provider of online learning solutions for elementary through adult learners, today announced a new portfolio of Global Languages courses for high school students. PLATO has partnered with the premier provider of online foreign language solutions, Middlebury Interactive, to provide a robust, engaging and comprehensive curriculum that will...

2011-01-29 00:01:50

Educators traveling to the FETC 2011 in Orlando next week will be exposed to some mind-boggling new technology"” education's first curriculum featuring "augmented reality" (AR). Pioneered by Logical Choice Technologies, Letters alive (TM) brings a kingdom of 26 "seemingly-alive" digital 3D animals into classrooms with the ultimate goal of teaching children to read at the kindergarten level. These animals are quite intelligent (a.i.), not simple animations. They not only move and make...

2011-01-13 14:10:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyday Mathematics, offered by McGraw-Hill Education, is one of the most effective and the most widespread elementary school programs in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic states, according to U.S. Department of Education sources including the U.S. Department of Education's What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) and the department-funded Mid-Atlantic Regional Education Lab. A survey by the regional education lab tabulated the usage of instructional materials and...

2011-01-06 16:27:00

MIAMI, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Thomas University has expanded its schools' curricula to address adult learners' and high-potential science students' needs. Honing student leadership skills, the School of Science, Technology and Engineering Management is one of the few to offer undergraduate research in state-of-the-art labs guided by faculty with publishing experience. One way the Hispanic community in South Florida has been significantly impacted is its Science Fellows...

2010-11-03 12:24:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- High school educators across the country who are working to align math curriculum with new Common Core State Standards (CCSS), need not look any further than McGraw-Hill School Education Group's Core-Plus Mathematics®, an integrated, reform-based program that is one hundred percent aligned to the CCSS Standards of Mathematical Content and the CCSS Standards of Mathematical Practice. Developed by the Core-Plus Mathematics Project...

2010-10-06 13:26:00

BALDWIN PARK, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Baldwin Park elementary school students continue to make substantial progress in reading and language arts and their scores on California Standards Tests reflect those gains. District Assistant Superintendent Arturo Ortega credits excellent teachers, motivated students, involved parents, community support, and a strong curriculum. The district's curriculum includes McGraw-Hill's California Treasures core reading and language arts program for...

2010-09-27 09:55:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Higher Education, a global provider of traditional and digital education content and tools focused on improving student learning outcomes, and ALEKS Corporation, a leader in the creation of web-based artificially intelligent educational software, today announced the release of enhanced ALEKS PreCalculus Suite course products, including PreCalculus, College Algebra, College Algebra with Trigonometry, and Trigonometry. These enhanced courses...

2010-09-09 13:05:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calvert is excited to announce the addition of a Writing Skills Workshop to its hugely successful online Skills Workshop series. These four-week online workshops are designed to boost core academic skills. Calvert currently offers four workshops as part of this innovative, online series. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100223/CALVERTLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100223/CALVERTLOGO) Grammar Skills Workshop I...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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