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2014-09-11 12:24:51

NYC Digital Innovation Company Adds Two Leaders and Makers to Meet Growing Business Needs NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Makeable, leading independent business, product and brand innovation company, has brought on two new senior staffers to add firepower and bench strength to their existing Senior Leadership Team. Joining Makeable are Brent Pruner as Experience Director, and Emily Khalil as Project Management Director. Both will report to Founders Michael Kantrow and Tom...

2014-09-10 23:04:41

Student journalists can win up to $500 for themselves and their school publications by using ZapVM to create and share Zap videos that enhance or promote their high school periodical or yearbook stories, features, articles or ads. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Jigsaw Informatics, Inc.™ (“Jigsaw”), a Diamond Sponsor of the Journalism Education Association and National Scholastic Press Association (JEA/NSPA) National High School Journalism Convention to be held November...

2014-09-10 12:24:31

Transformational Literacy: Making the Common Core Shift with Work That Matters NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the country grapples with adopting higher academic standards in order to improve student achievement, Expeditionary Learning - an education leader with two decades of success transforming classrooms in order to achieve deeper student learning and performance - is launching a new resource for teachers, to help them leverage the higher-bar standards and engage, challenge,...

2014-09-09 23:11:53

Two-year training pack developed by Dylan Wiliam and Siobhán Leahy makes groundbreaking classroom formative assessment available for schools across the United States and Canada. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Embedding Formative Assessment Professional Development Pack for establishing teacher learning communities, developed by internationally acclaimed education researcher Dylan Wiliam and experienced school administrator Siobhán Leahy, is now available...

greater learning gains in traditional science courses
2014-09-05 08:49:29

Brian M. Mullen, Clemson University Students taking traditional, in-class science courses reported higher perceived learning gains than students enrolled in online distance education science courses. Notably, African-American students taking traditional science courses self-reported greater affective and psychomotor learning gains than students taking online science courses. These are the key findings of a new study co-authored by a Clemson University researcher and published in the...

2014-09-05 08:21:59

SAO PAULO, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saraiva S.A. Livreiros Editores ("Saraiva", "Company" or "Saraiva Group") hereby informs its shareholders, investors and the market in general, the expansion of its digital learning solution portfolio, with the creation of its adaptive learning platform. The Company also announces that it has entered into an agreement, which aims at making available its recently launched learning platform to students in their final year of Law degree at Kroton...

2014-09-04 23:08:50

New educational app from Innovative Learning Concepts, Inc. uses math curriculum ideal for students of all abilities and learning styles. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Innovative Learning Concepts, Inc., creators of the widely used TouchMath mathematics curriculum, announced today that their new TouchMath Adventures: Jungle Addition 1 interactive educational math app for Apple iPad tablets is already having a positive effect on children learning basic math concepts as...

2014-09-03 08:41:17

Recent WebAssign survey assesses student learning preferences and reinforces WebAssign as an effective tool for student success RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, a leading provider of online instructional tools for faculty and students, today announced survey results demonstrating a growing preference for online testing. Students who previously tested in WebAssign prefer this method to paper testing. Student responses also indicate that WebAssign is perceived to be...

2014-09-02 23:10:21

Perfect for Homeschool and Distance learning families, 'The Art Factory' 'Integrated Lesson Plans for Creativity Express Online make it easy and fun to include art education in any child’s curriculum. No prior experience necessary! Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Parents know that Art Education is important for their children, but what exactly is art? Very few adults were fortunate enough to have top-level art instruction in school. Those who did will point out that...

2014-09-02 08:28:37

Advice from Psychologists and Kids In The House Experts LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 2007, there has been a 16 percent increase in ADHD diagnoses in the United States. While this may alarm some parents, Kids In The House experts explain what this increase really means and how parents can help children who have been diagnosed with ADHD. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130920/LA83405LOGO Jerome Schultz, clinical neuropsychologist, explains to Kids...


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