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2014-10-15 23:13:28

The Integration of technologies coupled with a workforce aging out of the Industrial Maintenance arena force companies to look at what skills new employees and existing employees need to keep their operations in good repair and current. Wheeling, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 SOLEX College is proud to announce the launch of its Accredited Industrial Maintenance Technician Program in Illinois’ District 10, with classes beginning on October 20th 2014. The State of Illinois is the third...

2014-09-16 12:35:29

LONDON, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EF Education First [http://www.ef.co.uk ] announced that the EF Standard English Test [http://www.efset.com ] (EFSET), the world's first free standardized English test, will be released on September 30, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/706088 ) Millions of people around the world are required to show proof of their English skills for career, university and personal advancement. Traditional tests...

2014-08-28 23:16:46

Scientific Minds provides English language proficiency strategies for its Science Starter products. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Scientific Minds has recently added English language proficiency strategies to its middle school and high school Science Starter products. These strategies help teachers address the English language proficiency (ELP) standards that many states have developed or are in the process of developing in order to address career and college readiness for English...

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...

2014-08-14 16:24:50

Second annual report highlights widespread use of TOEIC® test to measure English proficiency in the workplace PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Educational Testing Service (ETS) is releasing the second annual report on TOEIC(®) test takers worldwide for the TOEIC(®) Listening and Reading (L&R) assessment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO The TOEIC(®) Listening and Reading Report on Test Takers Worldwide is based on the information...

2014-08-01 23:01:01

Clark County, Nevada, joins an increasing number of school districts using Reading Horizons Elevate™ with English Language Learners. North Salt Lake, UT (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 What began as a one-off implementation of Reading Horizons Elevate™ at a high school in Clark County, Nevada, has grown to district-wide adoption of the results-driven reading program. This coming school year, Clark County School District will implement Reading Horizons Elevate™ in 117 middle and high...

2014-07-31 23:01:13

Rose State College is offering English as a Second Language (ESL) workshops beginning in the fall semester, including tutoring for both students and members of the community. The classes are offered as a community service at no cost to the student. http://www.rose.edu/esl Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Fall sessions for Rose State College's English As a Second Language workshop at its campus in Oklahoma City begin Monday, August 25th. The goal is to help students at Rose who...

2014-07-14 23:08:28

A popular kit for teaching reading to ESL and intervention students builds on success with new release. North Salt Lake, UT (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 On July 14, 2014, Reading Horizons is releasing its updated Reading Horizons Elevate™ Teacher’s Kit, enhancing what was already a popular literacy program for ESL and intervention students with a colorful format and new features designed to engage teachers and students alike. At the heart of the Reading Horizons Elevate™ Teacher’s Kit...

2014-07-01 23:11:07

Partnership extends research-based professional development for whole-school improvement focused on needs of ELL students, promising to close achievement gap and improve learning for all students under college and career readiness standards. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Learning Sciences International announces its new partnership with Dr. Margarita Calderón, an internationally respected authority on ELL education. Dr. Calderón, a Senior Research Scientist and...

2014-06-16 00:21:05

Dual-teaching model rarely employed, but can aid in gaining contextualization, learning terminology for those on cusp of college-level coursework DENVER, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CCA, a Colorado community college, has a diverse population on two Colorado campuses. It includes students from more than 60 countries speaking 71 different languages in its ESL program alone. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140612/117343) So, when an overwhelming majority of these...


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