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2014-04-23 12:34:14

Courses include video exemplars, expert commentary, standards-aligned teaching cases, and more SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teachscape has expanded its award-winning Teachscape Learn Professional Learning Suite. In addition to its online courses about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematics, The Common Core Series in Teachscape Learn now boasts new video-based, self-paced courses on the CCSS for English Language Arts (ELA) & Literacy....

2014-04-22 12:35:29

Computer Systems Institute pledges to provide scholarships to Career Online High School to combat the dropout and jobless rates in Illinois by increasing education levels. CSI has made the online program available in campus-based learning labs at three of its campuses. PENSACOLA, Fla., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Illinois-based Computer Systems Institute (CSI) today announced that it has launched a first-of-its kind scholarship-matching program as part of Career Online High...

2014-04-21 23:03:55

Award-Winning Intelligent Tutoring System Improves Learning Outcomes and Teacher Effectiveness New York, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 LearnBop, an award-winning adaptive learning company, is a finalist in the 2nd Annual Return On Education (ROE) Innovation Awards, presented by Arizona State University (ASU), the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation and GSV Advisors. The company was selected from more than 350 nominations for this prestigious honor, recognizing...

2014-04-21 23:03:49

The report of a recent nationwide survey of more than 600 K-12 teachers revealed that though technology use is ubiquitous in the classroom, creating meaningful digital learning experiences for students remains challenging for many educators. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The report of a recent nationwide survey of more than 600 K-12 teachers revealed that though technology use is ubiquitous in the classroom, creating meaningful digital learning experiences for students remains...

2014-04-18 23:07:57

Students Who Would Like to Try Out the Top-Notch Online Tutoring Service May Purchase Their First Lesson for Just $9 Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Tutorsville.net, a reputable online tutoring website, has just launched a trial lesson for new customers. Students who have not used the tutoring service before but would like to give it a try may purchase a one-hour trial lesson for just $9, which is a savings of $9.99. The founders of Tutorsville understand that while many students...

2014-04-18 16:24:01

According to a New Ambient Insight Report, Digital English Language Learning Revenues in Latin America Reached $136.2 million in 2013 SEATTLE, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for digital English language learning products in Latin America is 13.8% and revenues will reach $260.9 million by 2018, according to a new Ambient Insight report called "The 2013-2018 Latin America Digital English Language Learning Market." This report...

2014-04-16 12:35:32

Fully Operational Store Will Be In Use This Summer by a Growing Number of Institutions WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard today announced that several higher education institutions have already launched the Blackboard Store or plan to do so in time for the summer semester. The Blackboard Store is a fully operational e-commerce system directly within the teaching and learning platform. Without having to leave the learning environment, students can see...

2014-04-15 16:27:20

WGU president presents students with $6,000 tuition checks for online university at Jazz-Lakers game SALT LAKE CITY, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, and the Utah Jazz have teamed up to grant scholarships worth a year's tuition to three students at the final home game of the 2013-14 season. The three scholarships recipients, Kyle Deamer, Jasmin Williams, and Taylor Jones, were awarded the scholarships at halftime Monday night...

2014-04-15 12:33:32

Clinton Global Initiative "Commitment to Action" Creates Scholarship Matching Program. PENSACOLA, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE), the world's first private, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Investments (SACS) accredited, online school district, today announced that the Brown Mackie College system of schools ("Brown Mackie College") has launched ed2go's Career Online High School...

2014-04-15 12:33:26

Partnership Marks Company's Latest in Series of Student-Focused Service Agreements WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Arkansas, located in Fayetteville, has selected Blackboard as its partner to help expand marketing efforts for the institution's online program, the company announced today. The agreement is the latest in a series of Blackboard service partnerships that aim to help institutions expand and grow their online offerings. Blackboard will help...