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2014-09-16 23:11:10

The Academy of Learning College Toronto has received an online makeover to better serve students and individuals interested in pursuing post-secondary education and training in Toronto. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Toronto’s Academy of Learning College is a pioneer in career training and education in Toronto, providing students with job-ready knowledge, skills and abilities that are required in today’s competitive job market. Now, Academy of Learning College Toronto...

2014-09-15 23:11:15

Middle School Uses Common Core Coach To Achieve Learning Goals New York, NY (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Lee County Middle School in Beattyville, Kent. improved student math proficiency after implementing Common Core Coach from Triumph Learning, producer of critically acclaimed K-12 texts and interactive digital tools. Lee County Middle School used the program to help students master Common Core math skills. “With Common Core Coach, we were able to prepare our teachers and students for...

2014-09-05 12:20:27

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridj, the world's first smart mass transportation system, announced today that it has closed a $4 million dollar seed round from Atlas Ventures, NextView Ventures, and others. Additionally, Gabe Klein will be joining the founding team in the role of Chief Operating Officer. Most recently Gabe was Commissioner of the DOT in Chicago under Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and prior to that was Director of the Washington D.C. DOT under Mayor Adrian...

2014-08-26 23:15:29

Common Core Coach assists elementary school teachers and students implement English Language Arts assessments. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Eminence Elementary School in Eminence, Kent. improved student English language arts (ELA) scores in its third and fourth grade classes after using Common Core Coach from producer of critically acclaimed K-12 texts and interactive digital tools, Triumph Learning. The school district selected the program as their primary teaching tool to assist...

2014-08-26 23:03:48

The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society’s (PBATS) PLAY (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth) Campaign is scheduled to make a stop at Citizens Bank Park to promote the importance of children living a healthy and active lifestyle. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society’s (PBATS) PLAY (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth) Campaign is scheduled to make a stop at Citizens Bank Park to promote the importance of...

2014-08-18 23:10:06

Team(You)’s digital incentive system launches for school year 2014. Team(You), tested in six schools and after school programs, showed improved outcomes. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Digital incentive tool Team(You) launched in June. Attendance improved in all pilots, with one moving from 89% to 100% present. http://www.teamyou.co The web application allows teachers and staff to administer incentive programs online. Through the system, students are immersed in a token...

2014-08-13 08:28:50

CINCINNATI, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "It is never too early to start talking with and listening to your child about the upcoming school year," says Dr. Amie Duncan, Ph.D., Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Dr. Duncan advises that parents begin talking to their child about school a couple weeks before it starts, and that they listen closely for their...

2014-07-24 12:31:42

Pilot study shares lessons learned for educators and policymakers about assessment design WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative pilot study administered as part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has demonstrated that fourth-grade students can meaningfully participate in a computer-based writing assessment. The study, conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), presents lessons learned that can inform educators' and...

2014-06-03 23:02:28

A majority of America’s superintendents are optimistic about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), according to a survey released today by AASA, The School Superintendents Association. Superintendents, however, urge a slow down in the implemention. Alexandria, Va. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 A majority of America’s superintendents are optimistic about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), according to a survey released today by AASA, The School Superintendents Association. However, time...

2014-06-03 08:43:29

VANCOUVER, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - China Education Resources, Inc. ("CER") (TSXV: CHN) (OTCQX: CHNUF), a leading technology provider of online learning, training courses and social media for teachers, students and education professionals, announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2014. All figures are expressed in U.S. dollars. China Education Resources generated gross revenues of $2,457,304 in the first quarter of 2014. This is compared to gross revenue of...


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