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2014-10-16 23:11:07

New online learning platform addresses Common Core assessment needs New York, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Triumph Learning, producer of critically acclaimed K-12 instructional materials and interactive digital tools, announces Waggle for the Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium (SBAC). The SBAC assessments in Waggle include 26 different item types that students will see on the SBAC assessments including Part A and Part B problems and performance tasks. The Smarter Balance Assessment...

2014-10-14 08:38:21

Professional development events offer a forum for education professionals to examine blended learning programs that are successfully raising student achievement SEATTLE, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, will kick off its second Blended Learning Conference series this fall. These professional development events offer participants a chance to collaborate, network and share best practices for...

2014-10-09 23:06:54

InfoPro Learning Receives Learning In Practice Award for ‘Excellence in Vendor Partnership’. Plainsboro, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 InfoPro Learning, Inc., a Compunnel company, received a prestigious Learning In Practice Award from Chief Learning Officer magazine. The company won a ‘Silver’ in the ‘Excellence in Vendor Partnership Award’ category’ for its demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of employee education programs. “This year’s winners-...

2014-10-09 08:33:11

Course Access opens new personalized learning pathways WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to recent U.S. Department of Education data, today, too many students lack access to all of the classes they would need to get into college. Students who attend rural, urban, or under-resourced schools often lack access to advanced science and math classes, college preparatory courses, foreign language classes, career/technical classes in high-demand job sectors, or...

2014-10-08 23:03:14

Kwan Yin Healing will offer a complimentary Q & A Session, Oct. 14, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time via teleseminar. Anyone interested in joining the regular Kwan Yin Healing subscribers can do so at http://mad.ly/signups/122053/join . Munnsville, NY (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Kwan Yin Healing will offer a complimentary Q & A Session, Oct. 14, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time via teleseminar. Anyone interested in joining the regular Kwan Yin Healing subscribers can do so at...

2014-10-08 12:33:37

Pioneer and leader in competency-based education has grown to be one of the nation's largest nonprofit universities SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just 15 years after Western Governors University (WGU), www.wgu.edu, admitted its first student, the nonprofit, competency-based university has passed a key milestone: 50,000 enrolled students nationwide. Founded by 19 U.S. governors to expand affordable access to quality higher education, WGU offers accredited,...

2014-10-07 23:13:11

High adoption of online cloud tools and social media by learning professionals. Rotterdam - The Netherlands (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Easygenerator announces its listing in the ‘Top 100 Tools for e-Learning 2014' voted by e-Learning professionals. Easygenerator listed as 87th in the Top 100 and is one of only seven authoring tools on the list. "Our position in the ‘Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014' confirms Easygenerator’s growing visibility and presence in global...

2014-10-07 23:11:10

Updated Capabilities Include Interactive Videos, Polls and Surveys, Improved Setup and Management Tools Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Today Netop released an update to its web-based student assessment tool, the Learning Center. First released as an addition to Vision Pro in February 2014, the Learning Center will also support the Vision ME iPad classroom workflow app, available in the App Store later this month. The enhancements to the Learning Center provide teachers with...

2014-10-07 08:35:14

SPARTA, N.J., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovations in Online Education, Inc. (IOE), a leader in Interactive Online Learning, announced plans today to expand their curriculum to service Governmental Agencies including the Department of State with language training services; the Department of Defense (DoD) with continuing online education for military & spouses posted overseas; and the Department of Corrections with GED training and certification to help inmates complete their...

2014-10-06 23:07:21

Educators, thought leaders and industry experts join together to discuss the future of learning San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Educational leaders from across the globe gathered today at the second annual BrightBytes Summit in San Francisco. Participants, thought leaders and industry experts worked collaboratively in a hands-on atmosphere to create plans for using research and analysis to drive measurable change in schools. “The BrightBytes Summit is an remarkable...


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