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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...

2011-04-16 00:00:28

netTrekker poised for continued growth with the expansion of its unique suite of digital resources and tools that meet the critical needs of educators and students. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) April 15, 2011 igotta, a new product from netTrekker, provides a virtual workspace, unlike any other on the market, for students to find, analyze, organize, and use information to complete a wide-range of school assignments, while developing the skills they need to be college and career ready. With the...

2010-06-28 16:30:00

DENVER, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- An increased use of technology in the classroom by K-12 teachers yields a perceived positive impact on student learning, engagement and the development of 21st century skills, according to the study Educators, Technology and 21st Century Skills: Dispelling Five Myths. The report was released today by The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden University during the International Society for Technology in Education annual conference and...

2010-05-05 14:37:00

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A national survey being presented today at a Congressional briefing highlights administrators' concerns and districts' barriers to providing 21st century learning environment. A common thread documented in the study is the need to have an effective technology infrastructure. The 2009 Speak Up Survey was conducted by Project Tomorrow and sponsored by Schoolwires. In the national survey of more than 368,000 K-12 students, parents, teachers and...

2010-04-26 09:40:00

NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- "My classroom is more diverse than ever before. How can I be sure that I'm teaching and motivating all of my students to read?" This question is echoed by teachers everywhere as they struggle with achievement gaps, resources that aren't age- and grade-appropriate for all of their students, and issues with classroom management. To help teachers more effectively reach a new generation of readers, McGraw-Hill Education's Literacy and Humanities Center is...

2010-03-16 12:49:00

WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A national survey of more than 368,000 K-12 students, parents, teachers and administrators documents the increasingly significant digital disconnect between the values and aspirations of students about how technology can improve the learning process and student outcomes, and the practices of teachers and administrators who are less comfortable with using technology in the classroom. The findings of the 2009 Speak Up Survey, conducted by Project...

2010-01-25 14:05:00

In the news release, Microsoft and the Corporation for National and Community Service Launch New Initiative to Promote Student Leadership in the Classroom, issued 25-Jan-2010 by Microsoft Corp. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that an additional paragraph should be inserted into the content of the release following the fifth paragraph. The complete, corrected release follows: Microsoft and the Corporation for National and Community Service Launch New Initiative to Promote...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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