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2010-04-22 16:04:00

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the formula for primary and secondary math success among today's diverse, digital learners? The answer: Everyday Mathematics + UCSMP Grades 6-12. For the first time ever, the prestigious University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) is offering a continuous Pre-K-12 math curriculum through a single publisher - McGraw-Hill - which includes Everyday Mathematics® for Pre-K-6 students and UCSMP Grades 6-12 for middle...

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2010-04-01 06:37:32

One third of high school students and 25-percent of adults would benefit from a nanotechnology education curriculum in their educational institution, according to research completed earlier this month by a nanotechnology firm. NanoProfessor, a division of NanoInk, Inc., hired global market research firm Synovate to complete a survey of more than 500 high school seniors and non-traditional students returning to school from various locations in the U.S. Those participating in the study needed...

2010-01-13 12:42:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- EdOptions (http://www.edoptions.com/), an award-winning educational technology company, is launching a new Spanish II course today for middle and high school students that will build upon the introductory language and culture material covered in Spanish I and expand students' knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090501/PH09613LOGO ) EdOptions recognizes that secondary language acquisition is...

2009-08-28 10:34:16

Success in encouraging teenagers to study scienceMore teenagers are studying science beyond GCSE level thanks to a course designed by experts from the University of York and the Nuffield Foundation.A new survey shows schools using the Twenty First Century Science GCSE curriculum are experiencing much larger increases in the number of students going on to study physics, chemistry or biology at AS-level compared to national averages.Twenty First Century Science, designed by the University of...

2009-05-27 07:37:00

BALTIMORE, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calvert Education Services is pleased to announce a new statewide partnership with Minnesota Center of Online Learning (MCoOL), a public online school program of Houston Public School District #294. Calvert's distance learning solution offers school districts more academic control in managing students, greater teacher interaction, a balance of online and offline instruction, and a world-renowned curriculum. This innovative solution also allows...

2009-03-19 07:00:00

Adaptive Curriculum Now Available through PASCO Online Academy for Science and Math SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Research shows that students learn much better when they're actively engaged, as opposed to when they're just passively absorbing information. Sebit, LLC, and PASCO(R) scientific have partnered to make active learning possible for middle school students through the new PASCO Online Academy for Science and Math. Activity Objects from Adaptive Curriculum, developed...

2009-02-10 12:02:00

Web version of the award-winning software is expected to give K-12 schools a more advanced technology approach, expanded flexibility and enhanced management functionality DULUTH, Ga., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Curriculum Advantage(TM) Inc. today announces the launch of beta testing for the latest version of the award-winning Classworks(TM) instructional software for grades K-12 -- Classworks Web Edition. Classworks provides individualized instruction in math, reading, language arts and...

2008-11-12 15:00:21

Carnegie Learning, Inc., a publisher of research-based math curricula for middle schools, high schools, and the higher education market, announced today that the Kentucky State Textbook Commission has approved Carnegie Learning(TM) Bridge to Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry textbooks for use in middle schools and high schools from 2009 through 2015. "The adoption of Carnegie Learning(TM) Curricula is an important step toward improving math performance in the Commonwealth of...

2008-10-30 12:00:55

Every year, more than half a million students drop out of high school -- one student every 26 seconds. To address this critical challenge, Curriculum Advantage(TM) Inc. today introduces a new, research-based instructional model to help school districts reduce dropout rates; thereby increasing graduation rates. Developed for middle and high schools, the Preparing All Students for Success (PASS) Model is designed to identify struggling students and help every student reach graduation using...

2008-10-14 18:00:09

Ignite! Learning, a leading middle school classroom curriculum provider to more than 250 school districts, announced today that it is releasing a media and print curriculum to support the School Walk for Diabetes program. The curriculum was developed in partnership with the American Diabetes Association, the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. The curriculum consists of: -- A custom-made video that teaches students...