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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...

2010-08-12 15:03:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- CORE K12, an international education company dedicated to providing useful, practical technology solutions to K-12 educators, has been awarded the formative and Web-based assessment contract for the District School Board of Pasco County (DSBPC) Florida. CORE K12 will provide DSBPC with a formative and Web-based assessment platform and custom assessments for the 2010-2011 academic year. CORE K12 will also deliver a combination of remote and...

2010-07-29 07:33:00

BALTIMORE, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calvert School is delighted to introduce Calvert Virtual Academy (CVA), a virtual school option for middle school students. Calvert Virtual Academy students will learn at home in a robust online learning environment that includes assignments, self-paced assessments, threaded discussions and multimedia activities, video and audio exercises, and evaluations. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100223/CALVERTLOGO) (Logo:...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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