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2014-08-01 23:04:55

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word Winners Top 400,000 Participants Worldwide Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Certiport (http://www.certiport.com), a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announces the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist World Champions in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint, culminating the most popular technology skills competition on Microsoft...

2014-07-31 23:02:47

Student wins top prize over 32 international finalists for visual communication using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Certiport (http://www.certiport.com), a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announces the 2014 Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) World Champions, culminating the annual competition designed to showcase digital communications skills and promote...

2014-07-21 23:00:56

Adobe Sponsors Competition and Kiva Serves as Client for 32 Student Competitors from 17 Countries Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announces the 2014 Adobe® Certified Associate (ACA) U.S. National Champions. The winners will travel to Anaheim, California to compete in the ACA World Championship from July 27 – 30, 2014. Students entered the...

2014-06-24 23:08:54

Certiport announces winners at U.S. National Championship from over 300,000 competitors in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Certiport (http://www.certiport.com), a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announces the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) U.S. National Champions. The winners were named at the U.S. National Championship event in...

2014-06-17 08:38:19

Shape The Future program provides digital devices at a reduced cost to public school boards across Canada TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Microsoft Canada announced today the launch of Shape the Future, a program which provides access to leading-edge digital devices, software and applications to public school boards (with students from Kindergarten to secondary school) across Canada at a reduced cost. The program will help Canadian schools bridge the digital divide for all of their...

2014-02-26 23:00:14

Interactive, multimedia iBooks Textbooks include student workbooks and teacher editions for grade bands K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Common Sense Media, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families and educators harness the power of technology responsibly, today released its K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum as a set of 8 free interactive, multimedia iBooks Textbooks, available on iBooks. These iBooks Textbooks...

2014-02-04 08:40:21

In partnership with Dell, Lenovo and others, Microsoft offer will drive more than $1 billion of savings to help implement Windows-based tablets, laptops and devices in the classroom. WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowering the barrier for public school districts nationwide to make the digital transition to state-of-the-art technology, Microsoft Corp. Tuesday announced a new educational offer to increase access to -- and lower the cost of -- Windows-based devices for U.S. public...

2014-01-14 23:00:08

App for educators teaches online citizenship and tests students' readiness to learn and play in a digital world. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Common Sense Media, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families and educators harness the power of technology responsibly, today released Digital Passport for iOS and Android. The app is an expansion of the awarding-winning, Web-based game. Now, it's even easier for teachers and students in grades three...

2013-11-18 21:05:01

An EU-27 survey of intermediary organizations operating on the education, social and employment sectors and providing IT training has produced a first ever assessment of the e-Inclusion intermediary sector. It accounts for a total of 250,000 organizations, or one e-Inclusion actor per every 2,000 inhabitants. One in two employs 10 staff or less and operates on a budget smaller than €100,000. Half of the e-Inclusion actors go further and offer employment–related training. And for two out...

2013-11-13 23:01:14

NEF/CyberLearning, announced today a global initiative to provide 100% tuition scholarships to 5,000 underemployed and unemployed Canadians seeking to advance their 21st century job skills. Interested individuals can apply for the scholarship by visiting http://www.nefuniversity.org/scholarship. (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Employment in Canadian business industry has experienced a decline in the last calendar year. This factor may be attributed to potential candidates lacking the skillset...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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