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2014-06-30 23:19:15

PLEx Transforms Blended Learning Instruction with Integrated Curriculum and Assessment Madison, Wis. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 As game-based learning emerges as a predominant tool in schools across the country, many educators seek curriculum to support the integration of digital games in their classrooms. Filament Learning, a division of the award-winning developer Filament Games, is transforming teaching games with the first complete collection of game-based curriculum, PLEx (play, learn,...

2014-06-30 23:09:43

A breakthrough solution for student goal setting and navigating personal journeys to success. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Today EDmin, Inc. announced INFORM Journeys, a breakthrough approach to motivating and engaging students in learning. As students explore destinations from working on a school project to choosing a career interest, INFORM Journeys will give them a central place to set goals and manage the lifelong journey of learning. Journeys further expands the powerful...

2014-06-30 23:07:01

Developers and marketers of innovative ACTIVATE cognitive cross training program offers educators a dynamic new portal for helping children with ADHD in the classroom. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 C8 Sciences, developers and marketers of the industry-transforming ACTIVATE neuroscience-based cognitive cross training program designed to battle ADHD in the classroom, announced the launch C8Schools.com. The site is dedicated to showcasing the benefits of the ACTIVATE Education protocol...

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...

2014-06-26 23:14:49

Tynker provides quick integration of programming skills across the curriculum. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Tynker, a leading Silicon Valley ed-tech startup that helps children learn programming skills, has been selected by Palo Alto Unified and several other school districts across the country to provide computer programming curriculum to their students district-wide, demonstrating rapid adoption of Tynker among U.S. schools as teachers advance integration of technology...

2014-06-25 10:16:46

The Lancet Adults with the autism spectrum condition known as Asperger Syndrome are nine times more likely to experience suicidal thoughts than people from the UK general population, according to the first large-scale clinical study of its kind, published in The Lancet Psychiatry. The study surveyed 374 individuals (256 men and 118 women) diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome as adults between 2004 and 2013 at the Cambridge Lifetime Asperger Syndrome Service (CLASS) clinic in Cambridge UK....

2014-06-25 04:21:07

PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Curriculum for continued professional training and education now available through Minnesota state agencies for direct care professionals Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that the State of Minnesota will provide new online curricula from Elsevier DirectCourse...

2014-06-24 23:16:36

Big Data Toolkit Makes Competency-Based Learning Authentic and Scalable by Measuring Learners’ Metacognitive Responses to Instruction and Assessment Worcester, MA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Data analytics firm metacog (http://www.metacog.com) will introduce the first advanced analytics APIs that measure learners’ metacognitive processes during instruction and assessment on June 29 at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Atlanta, GA. Unlike most...

2014-06-24 23:16:34

Highlights Include Standards-based Search, Skills Assessments, and Career Skills Training Little Falls, MN (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Atomic Learning deploys its latest site features at the ISTE 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Atlanta. New tools include search by standards, Career Skills training, and Skills Assessment. The company will also feature new technology training offerings. Atomic Learning updated its search by standards feature to ensure all the digital content is aligned...

2014-06-24 23:14:59

Recent studies reporting the rising incidences of Autism (ASD), ADHD and Dyslexia are primarily due to better recognition and diagnosis of milder cases, states neuropsychiatrist Dr. Harold Levinson. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 A recent study just released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) notes that the incidence of Autism or ASD rose 30% in just two years from 1/88 to 1/68. Another CDC report indicated that ADHD just increased to 11% from 8%. Similarly, the...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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