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2014-03-03 23:21:35

Full-time, tuition-free, virtual and blended public schools serve students in grades K-12; in-person and online information sessions underway for families to learn more about online education Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Enrollment for the 2014-15 school year is officially open for online and blended schools supported by Connections Education, a leading, fully accredited provider of high-quality, highly accountable virtual K-12 schooling. Connections presently serves students in...

2014-02-28 23:27:49

Statewide virtual public school to offer tuition-free K-12 education option for Massachusetts families. Dedham, MA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Families with children in grades K-12 from across Massachusetts will have an exciting new, technology-enhanced, public school option in the 2014-2015 school year. TEC Connections Academy (TECCA) Commonwealth Virtual School has just been approved by the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to deliver full-time, tuition-free,...

2014-02-28 23:25:13

Mimio shares the education industry’s findings on mobile learning in a brand-new infographic. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Mimio, one of the world’s leading providers of interactive teaching technologies, is sharing the education industry’s findings on mobile learning in a brand-new infographic. Titled “Education is Going Mobile,” the infographic highlights data on the growing acceptance of mobile devices as a conduit for learning, and the changes technology has...

2014-02-28 12:29:48

Asia Generates the Highest Revenues for Digital English Language Learning on the Planet According to a New Ambient Insight Report SEATTLE, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The digital English language learning market in Asia is booming. The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in Asia is 14.2% and revenues reached $863.1 million in 2013. Revenues will reach a staggering $1.6 billion by 2018, according to a new Ambient Insight report called, "The 2013-2018 Asia Digital...

2014-02-27 23:00:43

Mobile, Best of Elearning! Awards, Best Practices and Virtual Learning Sessions Added to ELS14 (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Elearning! Media Group announced the Enterprise Learning! Summit Virtual Event (ELS) will host four new additional sessions on March 20, 2014. These new sessions will tackle learning’s hot topics of mobile, Experience API, best practices, award winning solution providers and engaging virtual learning. Attendees will learn from industry experts who are transforming...

2014-02-27 18:27:06

Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers have demonstrated the potential of using a virtual computer environment for distance healthcare education for an international audience that often has limited access to conventional teaching and training. In this pilot project led by John Wiecha, MD, corresponding author of the study and associate professor of family medicine at BUSM, a virtual world was created in which participants engaged in a learning activity by creating virtual...

2014-02-26 23:24:50

Invitation to Join Michael Allen, Julie Dirksen, Clark Quinn & Will Thalheimer in The Serious eLearning Manifesto Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Working diligently, a band of well-known learning industry authors have said, “enough is enough” with today’s state of elearning. While there are a few shining examples, a large percentage of elearning created today is woefully inadequate. Instead of deep and meaningful learning, most elearning find learners staying away in...

2014-02-26 23:02:02

Future of work & learning, 2014 e-learning trends and leadership development game sessions featured. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Elearning! Media Group announced the Enterprise Learning! Summit Virtual Event (ELS) will host new live sessions, four on-demand session and new virtual collaborative meeting rooms on March 20, 2014. The live virtual event will open from 6:30 AM – 2:00 PM PT and executives can attend free by registering free at...

2014-02-26 12:29:12

The Learning Partnership's Canada's Outstanding Principals recipients first to each be awarded $20,000 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow school technology grant MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Samsung Canada today announced a major commitment to Canadian public education, with the national launch of its Solve for Tomorrow program which will pledge $1 million in school technology grants as well as support in researching the barriers and opportunities for technology solutions in...

2014-02-25 23:31:27

eduXtive recently launched a new website with complimentary online learning games. The new site already has more than 400 handpicked games suitable for use at schools or in homes, with new games added daily. Espoo, Finland (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 eduXtive recently launched a new website with complimentary online learning games at http://games.eduxtive.com. The new site already has more than 400 handpicked games suitable for use at schools or in homes, with new games added daily....