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2013-12-12 08:35:12

Ivy League School Chooses Canvas after Extensive Evaluation with Faculty, Staff and Students SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure today announced that Dartmouth College has chosen Canvas as its institution-wide learning management system (LMS). Canvas will become the official LMS for the Ivy League school, which was recently ranked by the U.S. News & World Report as the nation's No. 1 university for "Strong Commitment to Teaching" for the fifth consecutive year....

2013-12-10 23:31:37

Apps target important areas of learning. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 BrainTrain has launched a new line of educational apps designed to help students master the basics of spelling, reading, memory, and math. The apps support the iPad, iPhone, Android Tablet, Kindle Fire, and Macintosh computer. Schools using Apple products are eligible for 50% discounts through Apple’s Volume Purchase Program. With no third-party ads or tracking, each app is kid-safe and appropriate for the...

2013-12-04 23:20:51

Telephone Doctor's Customer Service Series will be available with the Travitor Learning Management System (LMS) Software. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Travitor today announced a partnership with Telephone Doctor®, a leading eLearning provider emphasizing communication and customer service development, to deliver training courses in conjunction with Travitor's Learning Management System (LMS) Software. The training series includes 20 eLearning video modules and...

2013-12-03 23:20:55

eChalk welcomes James Tsao as Chief Technology Officer. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 eChalk welcomes James Tsao as Chief Technology Officer. The pioneering education technology company has appointed Mr. Tsao to lead their transition to “next generation” mobile and web technologies for K-12 schools. “We are very pleased to welcome James to the team,” say Daniel Watts, CEO of eChalk. “His experience in developing innovative, high-profile mobile apps and web platforms...

2013-11-26 04:22:21

Quality homework assistance designed to bridge learning gaps faster PITTSBURGH, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Educational Tutorial Services (E.T.S.) has initiated several crowdfunding campaigns including ones at StartSomeGood, Indiegogo, FundAnything, and GoGetFunding to raise money for InstantTutor, the first online tutoring service specifically for students in foster care. Simultaneous campaigns on FundRazr, Rally and YouCaring are raising scholarship funds for youth in care. With...

2013-11-25 23:28:14

Beacon Falls Public Library launches Universal Class, an online continuing education service providing a diverse offering of courses for personal and professional growth. Beacon Falls, CT (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Beacon Falls Public Library (Beacon Falls, CT), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the introduction of Universal Class, an online continuing education service providing a diverse offering of courses for personal and...

2013-11-25 04:21:47

Instant homework assistance for faster learning PITTSBURGH, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Educational Tutorial Services (E.T.S.) has initiated a Fundable campaign seeking crowdfunding to help launch InstantTutor, the first online tutoring service specifically for students in foster care. Our simultaneous YouCaring campaign is raising tutoring scholarship funds for youth in care. With 17 years providing intensive tutoring support to youth in care across the United States, E.T.S. is...

2013-11-22 04:22:23

Instant homework assistance that bridges learning gaps fast PITTSBURGH, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Educational Tutorial Services (E.T.S.) has initiated a FundAnything (Donald Trump) campaign seeking funding to help launch InstantTutor, the first online tutoring service specifically for students in foster care. Our RALLY.org campaign is raising tutoring scholarship funds for youth in care. With 17 years providing intensive tutoring support to youth in care across the United States,...

2013-11-21 04:22:56

Instant homework assistance that bridges learning gaps experienced by foster youth PITTSBURGH, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Educational Tutorial Services (E.T.S.) has initiated a RocketHub campaign seeking funding to help launch InstantTutor, the first online tutoring service specifically for students in foster care. Our GoFundMe campaign is raising tutoring scholarship funds for youth in care. With 17 years providing intensive tutoring support to youth in care across the United...

2013-11-20 12:29:48

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From Facebook newsfeeds and text messages to frat parties and other extracurriculars, the number of study distractions today is unlimited, so how do college students focus on their studies to enhance their performance in class? New survey results illustrate how technology is improving the study process for many students but warn that students aren't always using mobile devices to their advantage. The third party study ("The Impact of Technology on...