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2014-07-01 23:08:38

East Allen County Schools in Fort Wayne, Indiana had the daunting task of distributing more than 8000 iPads to its students in a five-day timeframe. The FileWave team was on-site to ensure the smooth distribution of the devices to students and teachers, as well as providing the solution necessary to deploy, update and maintain the wide variety of software, apps and files required by each individual student and teacher at EACS. Wil, Switzerland (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Envision the daunting...

2014-06-30 08:24:29

Foundation Gives the Gift of Knowledge through Philanthropy DURHAM, N.C., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation today announced the official release of E.O. Wilson's Life on Earth, a free iBooks textbook series designed to excite and instruct high school biology students with state-of-the-art digital media--animations, video, and interactive modules--in a comprehensive 41-chapter text covering standards-based biology curriculum. Inspired...

2014-05-29 04:21:05

eBook distribution powerhouse makes it easy and affordable for publishers to manage global eBook sales for all their authors PORTLAND, Ore., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BookBaby, the leading distributor of eBooks through Amazon, iBooks and many others, launches a new wholesale program today, focusing on the needs of publishers, agents, and others with sizable book catalogs and backlists. Featuring deep volume discounts and exclusive eBook file conversion offers, BookBaby is...

2014-05-14 12:27:42

Tech Tools Help Educators Turn the Page at Mercersburg Academy MERCERSBURG, Pa., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a boarding school surrounded by mountains, where teachers of ancient prophecy, history, potions, and calculation provide magical textbooks that they create themselves. Not Hogwarts, but Mercersburg Academy, an independent college preparatory school in south-central Pennsylvania where teachers are harnessing the power of 21(st)-century tools to create the textbooks they...

2014-04-21 23:06:02

Climate for Action Stirs Best-selling Author Stuart Avery Gold to Pen Poignant Eco-parable New York, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The Earth Day release of PING; THE RESCUE OF EDEN, an eco-parable about an inner responsibility to the outside world, is the newest book by author Stuart Avery Gold. Based on his international bestseller PING, the storied heroic frog returns in this third installment with a traveler’s tale that is both timely and necessary. “Our world is being shown sobering...

2014-04-04 23:40:59

Flight! A Multi-Touch Book is a new science book for children from Conxsys. It teaches the history of flying machines and the physics of flight using interactive photos, videos, and graphics. Lakewood, California (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Flight! A Multi-Touch Book aims to teach children from the ages of 9 and up about the history of human flight with interactive content, photos, videos, and engaging stories. Corey Davis, author of two highly-rated technical books for computer programmers,...

2014-02-26 23:00:14

Interactive, multimedia iBooks Textbooks include student workbooks and teacher editions for grade bands K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Common Sense Media, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families and educators harness the power of technology responsibly, today released its K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum as a set of 8 free interactive, multimedia iBooks Textbooks, available on iBooks. These iBooks Textbooks...

2014-02-26 08:35:59

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SoftChalk, LLC, a leading developer of eLearning content authoring platforms, announced today a new product solution, SoftChalk eBook Builder, will give educators the ability to create their own interactive eBooks, viewable on Apple iPads. Coming summer 2014, SoftChalk's eBook Builder will enable SoftChalk Cloud and Create users to save their SoftChalk content in EPUB 3 format. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/PH71996)...

2014-02-18 23:21:16

Half the Page is a Stage in These Enhanced eBooks, Allowing Readers to Better Understand Shakespeare’s Complex Text When It Appears Side By Side with Actors Performing His Plays New York, New York (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 It's a Shakespeare revival with a twist. Students and readers now have a revolutionary way to experience the centuries-old plays. The WordPlay™ Shakespeare enhanced eBook series, published by The New Book Press, places the complete text alongside a filmed...

2014-02-05 23:23:58

With the release of its new cookbook, “Patriot Eats!,” Infonouveau has stepped solidly into the world of interactive media. This eCookbook makes full use of the power of the iPad, to resurrect the real food skills and recipes that fueled a revolution for a new audience. Rochester, NY. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Infonouveau, is pleased to announce the release of “Patriot Eats!” - a thoroughly modern and interactive “re-boot” of the original American cookbook. The new cookbook...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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