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2014-09-16 23:14:12

CompuHigh online high school used Khan Academy’s “You Can Learn Anything” campaign as a launching point for a school-wide discussion about perseverance, the role of praise, and the mastery learning process. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 CompuHigh online high school recently joined the “You Can Learn Anything” movement launched by Khan Academy. The goal of this movement is to “help people realize they can build up their intelligence by embracing the struggle of learning.”...

2014-08-27 12:34:08

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21(st) Century consortium (ELPA21) has chosen Questar Assessment, Inc. to produce a field test to collect information that will be used to guide the development of its first English Language Proficiency (ELP) Assessment. ELPA21, a consortium of 11 states -- Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington, and West Virginia -- is...

2014-07-29 08:38:53

SEATTLE, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Digital Education (CDE) and the National School Boards Association (NSBA) just announced the top-ranked school districts in the tenth annual Digital School Districts Survey. Apex Learning, the leading provider of digital curriculum for the nation's schools, is pleased to work with the following districts recognized in the survey: -- Bergenfield Public Schools, NJ -- Cherokee County, GA -- Forsyth County, GA -- Houston...

2014-06-28 14:41:10

AERA First-grade teachers in the United States may need to change their instructional practices if they are to raise the mathematics achievement of students with mathematics difficulties (MD), according to new research published online today in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association. VIDEO: Co-author Paul L. Morgan discusses key findings “Which Instructional Practices Most Help First-Grade Students with...

2014-05-12 12:36:36

Applauds 200 Organizations and Implores Them To "Keep Working Together:" "Our Kids and Our Future Depend on It" NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama, in a pre-recorded video for 100Kin10's third annual Summit, applauded 100Kin10, its partner organizations, and their collective success in their commitment to "train and recruit more than 40,000 STEM teachers by 2016 and to encourage more of these talented educators to stay in the classroom longer." The...

2014-05-05 16:30:00

Grammy Award Winner Brandy to Perform LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs (The Alliance) will honor outstanding members of the Los Angeles community at its annual Impact Awards dinner on May 6, 2014 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Loretha Jones, President of Original Programming for BET Networks, will receive the Impact Award; Michael J. Richter, Managing Director, Lazard Freres & Co. LLC, will be honored...

2014-04-08 23:26:57

Sponsored by St. Francis Medical Center and reaching nearly 8,000 Trenton youth, GoNoodle is designed to improve student health, engagement and performance. TRENTON, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 While only about one-quarter of youth meet the current recommendation of at least 60 minutes of daily moderate to vigorous physical activity, Trenton students are getting more active right in the classroom using GoNoodle physical activity breaks or “brain breaks,” thanks to a generous sponsorship...

2014-03-27 23:24:04

Recent test and study results from N.C. Department of Public Instruction and UNC’s Education Policy Initiative highlight importance of teacher training and selection. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, is proud to report that recent findings demonstrate the continuing effectiveness of its Cultural Exchange Teachers in North Carolina classrooms. Earlier this year, VIF shared inspiring...

2014-02-27 23:27:23

eXplorance’s Blue software will assist the Global High Schools network in assessing the impact of a global education program on teachers and students. Montreal (QC) (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 eXplorance Inc., the leading provider of LEM (Learning Experience Management) solutions, announces today that Global High Schools, has selected Blue as the standard learning assessment tool for their network of secondary schools. eXplorance has collaborated with Global High Schools to implement a...

2013-11-12 23:29:15

At the upcoming Learning & the Brain® educational conference in Boston, MA, the 2013 Transforming Education Through Neuroscience Award will be presented to Dr. David B. Daniel from James Madison University for his contributions to the field of Mind, Brain and Education. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 A pioneering educator and researcher who studies classroom pedagogy, cognitive development and the translation of Mind, Brain and Education to teaching practice will be awarded...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.