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2014-08-25 16:29:11

WGU Missouri's scholarship will help more Missourians get a college degree with less debt - or none at all ST. LOUIS, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As children and young adults head back to school, thousands of working Missourians who desire a bachelor's or master's degree find college out of reach. WGU Missouri is helping adult students finish what they started and advance their careers--online and on a flexible schedule--with the Back-to-School Scholarship. Scholarships...

2014-08-22 12:28:05

State's Largest Online Public School Welcomes Students Back September 2 McFARLAND, Wis., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at Wisconsin Virtual Academy (WIVA), a tuition-free online public charter school that serves students in grades K-12, will return to classes September 2 for another year of learning, inspiration and growth. "We can't wait to welcome all of our new and returning families to WIVA," says Dr. Leslye Moraski Erickson, Head of School for WIVA. "Here's...

2014-08-21 23:07:55

New Learning Management System (LMS) release provides learners with cutting-edge mobile capabilities and new adult learning tools. Cary, NC (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Relias Learning, the leader in SaaS-based training and compliance solutions for the health and human services markets, announced the latest release of its flagship LMS with advanced features and capabilities incorporating the Tin Can API. “Supporting the Tin Can API ensures our customers and their employees have the most...

2014-08-21 16:26:53

Online School Students Hit Classrooms without Ever Leaving Home LAS VEGAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New school supplies and meeting new teachers are still part of the first day of school for Nevada Virtual Academy students across the state. They'll meet each other in homeroom and catch up with classmates from last year, but there won't be any backpacks, school cafeteria food or catching the bus for these students, who go to school full-time online. Instead, they'll be...

2014-08-20 23:10:50

TOPICS Entertainment presents, The Tossed Language Instruction Salad of Flipped Learning, the second of a two-part series about Flipped Learning on The Flashcard (http://www.theflashcard.org/), a blog for language educators. The second part of the series suggests mixing other learning activities with video lessons for the self-directed learning component of Flipped Learning. Renton, Washington (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 TOPICS Entertainment (http://www.topics-ent.com), sponsor of...

2014-08-20 23:07:30

Company joins educators and professionals committed to advancing IT in higher education. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ClickMeeting, the leading videoconferencing service, recently announced they have joined Educause. The organization’s membership includes over 1800 colleges and universities, 300 corporations that serve institutions of higher learning, and other related associations, state and federal agencies, system offices, and nonprofits. The move signals ClickMeeting’s...

2014-08-20 12:25:15

LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global e-Learning Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/315760/Global-e-Learning-Industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for e-Learning in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Academic eLearning, and Corporate eLearning. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and...

2014-08-19 23:11:37

In first year of implementation, students see significant gains with students in blended learning reading classrooms on average exceeding their NWEA growth expectations by 50% (growing 1.5 years in a single year) and students in math blended classrooms on average exceeding the NWEA expected growth by 21% (growing 1.21 years in a single year). Students in blended classrooms also outperformed their peers in non-blended classrooms. Middletown, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The Enlarged City...

2014-08-19 16:31:33

County-wide online public charter schools continue to grow in popularity as Florida families recognize advantages offered by individualized online learning LARGO, Fla., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students attending Florida Virtual Academy public charter schools in eight counties across the state began the 2014-2015 school year on August 18, 2014. Each of the Florida Virtual Academy charter schools use the award-winning K¹² curriculum and provide support from Florida-certified...

2014-08-19 12:32:41

NICOMA PARK, Okla., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy, a public online school serving students in grades K-12, will have hundreds of students returning to school Tuesday, August 26 - without ever leaving their homes. "Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy is committed to inspiring and preparing children to achieve the highest levels of academic achievement through the innovative, challenging, and research-based K¹² curriculum," said Sheryl Tatum,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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