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2014-09-16 16:30:17

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Private Tutoring in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are...

2014-09-15 23:08:25

New educational resource allows students to explore the world without leaving the classroom. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 There once was a time when teachers could take students on field trips across the United States and even around the world. Now, budget constraints, liability considerations, and other realities make most field trips a distant memory. Enter Virtual Field Trips, a newly-established company that uses the power of the internet to allow teachers and homeschool educators to...

2014-09-12 23:08:20

Learning executives and professionals worldwide have nominated and selected Vubiz as a Best of Elearning! for 2014. Vubiz is selected in the Compliance elearning category. Los Angeles, CA Toronto, ON (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The Best of Elearning! Awards program formalizes the “word-of-mouth” referrals practiced in the elearning industry. Elearning Media Group Publisher Catherine Upton said that 85 percent of professionals have personally recommended a learning solution to a...

2014-09-11 12:31:36

Self-paced eLearning Revenues in North America are the Highest in the World According to a New Ambient Insight Report SEATTLE, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The revenues for Self-paced eLearning in North America reached $24.4 billion in 2013. Revenues will reach $27.9 billion by 2018, according to a new report by Ambient Insight called "2013-2018 North America Self-paced eLearning Market." North America is the most mature market in the world with a modest five-year compound...

2014-09-10 23:13:04

TOPICS Entertainment’s special Back-to-School offer of up to 70 percent off for elementary and secondary schools that purchase Instant Immersion™ VT world language and ESOL e-learning courses will end September 30, 2014. Renton, Washingtion (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 TOPICS Entertainment (http://www.topics-ent.com) would like to remind schools about the special Back-to-School offer that will be ending soon. Elementary and secondary schools can purchase Instant Immersion™ VT...

2014-09-10 23:12:11

InfoSnap®, Inc., announces strategic partnership with Software Answers, Inc. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 InfoSnap®, Inc., the leading provider of online registration management systems for K-12, is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Software Answers, Inc., premier provider of classroom and student management solutions for K-12. Software Answers develops a web-based classroom and student management solution, the ProgressBook Suite. This collaboration...

2014-09-10 23:09:56

FileWave, a leader in systems and mobile device management, has partnered with Clever to include student information system (SIS) integration in their upcoming classroom management and collaboration tool, Engage. Wil, Switzerland (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 FileWave, a leader in systems and mobile device management, has partnered with Clever to include student information system (SIS) integration in their upcoming classroom management and collaboration tool, Engage. This partnership will...

2014-09-10 23:03:07

KDS and Amplify Launch Innovative Course, “Taking Action with Data” New York, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Knowledge Delivery Systems, the leader in research-based, blended professional learning for K-12, has partnered with Amplify, an education technology company, to develop a powerful new course that helps teachers harness data to inform instruction. Through their work in school districts across the nation, KDS and Amplify have seen firsthand the need for educators to gain the...

2014-09-10 12:34:12

Nonprofit, online university will offer discounted tuition to employees of Mercy SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University (WGU) and Mercy have entered into an agreement that will offer Mercy's 40,000 employees more access to high-quality, affordable bachelor's and master's degrees. Mercy, a St. Louis-based health care provider, currently operates more than 700 locations in four states. Under the terms of the agreement, Mercy employees...

2014-09-09 23:05:38

N2N Makes It Easier for School District Parents, Students and Faculty to Find and Access Education-Related Information through New Application ATLANTA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 (Sept. 9, 2014) – N2N Services, a leading company focused on technology innovation in the education sector, recently partnered with AT&T to launch a new mobile application for New Albany-Floyd County Schools (NAFCS). The innovative platform allows the community to easily access the school district’s news,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'