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2014-04-29 08:43:12

Groundbreaking New Tutorials Expanded to Grades 6-8 SEATTLE, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, continues to build on its track record of innovation, and is expanding the Apex Learning Tutorials, first released in October for grades 9-12, to address middle school. Designed with a unique instructional approach to actively engage students, Tutorials provide classroom teachers with the...

2014-04-28 12:36:01

Partnership in Response to Growing Brazilian Regional Demand for Distance Learning WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard, a global leader in technology solutions for the education industry, and Positivo Informatica (IT), Universidade Positivo (University) and Editora Positivo (Publisher) today announced a strategic partnership to offer Blackboard's teaching and learning solution to thousands of Brazilian students. "With more than seven million students in higher...

2014-04-28 08:37:56

Connie Dempsey, Penn Foster's Chief Certification and Licensing Officer, Receives the Distinguished Service Award; Penn Foster Graduate Tiffany Brown Named One of 2014's Outstanding Graduates and Famous Alumni SCRANTON, Pa., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penn Foster, a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education designed to address the skills gap in America, is proud to announce that the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) has recognized two of Penn Foster's...

2014-04-24 23:10:11

EmpoweredU releases a new learning platform with advanced mobile and analytics capabilities and an innovative licensing model. EmpoweredU is the first enterprise to extend open-source Canvas with mobile, analytics, hosting and services. Campbell, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 EmpoweredU, a Silicon Valley-based learning technology company, announced today the launch of its next generation learning platform. The EmpoweredU learning platform enhances the open-source Canvas LMS with a more...

2014-04-24 23:06:30

EI Design, a world-leading, innovative learning solutions provider, unveils a new, progressive and dynamic website. Bangalore, Karnataka (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 EI Design has announced that they have unveiled a new, redesigned website. Complementing the new website is a new logo designed by founder and CMD, Asha Pandey. “As the company entered into its second decade with an expanded portfolio, a new logo became a necessity. Being the person behind EI Design since its inception, I was...

2014-04-23 23:03:37

e-Learning Market in the US 2014-2018 a new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The introduction of HTML5 has boosted the growth of the e-Learning market in the US. For instance, HTML5 has reduced the need for creating apps used for e-Learning. In addition, HTML5 is compatible with many web browsers and mobile OS, and is capable of providing better performance, and enriched multimedia and connectivity. Flash was the major platform used...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.