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2014-08-18 16:24:09

Verizon/Digital Promise Program to Provide Students, Teachers With Tablets; Teachers to Receive Training on Effective Use of Mobile Technology in Learning VISTA, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rancho Minerva Middle School and Vista Innovation and Design Academy are among eight schools in the nation chosen to take part in an innovative program focusing on the greater use of mobile technology in education to enhance their studies in the classroom and at home. In addition,...

2014-08-16 23:02:56

An official celebration of the launch if Intrepid Learning's first-ever "MOOC on Corporate MOOCs", a content marketing MOOC run on the Intrepid Corporate MOOC platform. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Intrepid Learning is proud to announce the successful launch of its first-ever “MOOC on Corporate MOOCs." The three-week course concluded on July 7, 2014, attracting over 1500 registrants from a diverse range of corporations. The MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)...

2014-08-15 12:27:31

Verizon/Digital Promise Program to Provide Students, Teachers With Tablets; Teachers to Receive Training on Effective Use of Mobile Technology in Learning LEVITTOWN, Pa., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristol Township School District's emphasis on teaching 21st century skills has been enhanced significantly as a new member of a program supported by Digital Promise and the Verizon Foundation. Under the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools (VILS) program, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Neil...

2014-08-13 23:10:15

Four Schools Awarded Amazing Grants for Commitment to Engage Students and Teachers Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The Lightspeed Systems Foundation, a fund of Kern Community Foundation, serves administrators, educators, and students by awarding competitive grants that impact the learning community. Through Amazing Grants, the Lightspeed Systems Foundation monetarily rewards K12 schools in the United States for exemplary digital learning projects that result in inspired teachers,...

2014-08-12 23:08:19

Education veteran Angela Kinlaw to lead new “blended” public charter school that will combine classroom-based and virtual instruction for students in New Orleans. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Connections Education, Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) are pleased to announce that TMCF Collegiate Academy @ SUNO (TMCF@SUNO), the unique new addition to the New Orleans public education scene, has named New Orleans educator Angela...

2014-08-12 16:33:10

Online, competency-based university offers up to $3,000 scholarship for transfer students facing unemployment, school closures AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the millions of Americans with some college credit but no degree, finally finishing that bachelor's or master's degree can truly be a lifesaver. But many students enroll in college only to find themselves in need of rescue once again--from rising tuition rates, excessive loan debt, unemployment, or, recently,...

2014-08-11 12:31:47

Worldwide Market for Digital English Reached $1.8 Billion in 2013, According to New Ambient Insight Report SEATTLE, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global market for digital English language learning products reached $1.8 billion in 2013. The worldwide five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is 11.1% and revenues will surge to $3.1 billion by 2018, according to a new report by Ambient Insight called, "The 2013-2018 Worldwide Digital English Language Learning Market."...

2014-08-11 08:35:26

Back-to-School study shows increased technology use is helping students overcome barriers imposed by large class sizes; making any room a classroom and improving collaboration TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - From research, lectures and quizzes to collaboration, communication and homework, students are spending on average one third of their education time online using new mobile technologies according to a study released today by Intel Canada. Despite potential concerns, the majority...

2014-08-09 23:04:10

Blackboard Founder leaves to create innovation in education industry, forms Gilfus Education Group. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Stephen Gilfus announced today that he will be leaving Blackboard Inc. at the beginning of the new Year in January 2008 to become an independent industry consultant and to form a new organization to bring innovation to the education industry. "Over the last decade I have had the opportunity to serve thousands of institutions with their...

2014-08-08 23:04:20

Education Industry leaders see tangible evidence of Education Innovation and Technology Trends predicted from October 2009. (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 21, 2010 -- The Gilfus Education Group announced today that its annual education industry predictions have made significant progress in 2010. The Gilfus Education Group is led by Stephen Gilfus a founder of Blackboard Inc. and President and CEO of the group. "At the end of every year, prior to Educause, we...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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