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2014-10-20 12:28:13

Interactive program for Grades 2-5 that focuses on writing from sources to provide a new approach to teaching writing NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Curriculum Associates has expanded its family of Ready(®) programs with the launch of Ready Writing for grades 2-5. Built from scratch to support the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), this new research-based program provides educators with rigorous instructional materials as well as easy-to-use...

2014-10-03 23:07:28

Language Bridge Technology has a vision for making the world community fluent in each other's languages in order to promote cultural understanding, cooperation and mutual respect. To turn the prototype into the commercial product the company applied for Chase Grant and asks supporters to vote at https://www.missionmainstreetgrants.com/business/detail/17421 . Powell, Ohio (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 The world is getting smaller, and the global community needs more English speakers to...

2014-09-30 08:43:50

TED Talks videos to be integrated into learning programs from Cengage Learning's National Geographic Learning BOSTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To further engage and inspire English Language Learners, National Geographic Learning (NGL), part of global education company Cengage Learning, today announced a partnership with TED, a nonprofit organization devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. Through the agreement, NGL will integrate TED's...

2014-09-22 12:35:43

SYDNEY, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChineseTime, a one-stop platform that draws on learner's interests to create a fun and personalized Chinese language learning experience, announced today the launch of its new Hanyu 360-degrees learning system. 'Chinese learning is easier than you think,' says Min Cao, the CTO of ChineseTime and a language education enthusiast who has run the website since 2006 in Shanghai, 'if you follow the four essential steps of our Hanyu 360-degrees...

2014-09-09 23:13:19

TOPICS Entertainment presents, Think like a Native Speaker, on The Flashcard, a blog for language educators. This post discusses two studies on the brain processes of language learners. Renton, Washington (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 TOPICS Entertainment (http://www.topics-ent.com), sponsor of TheFlashcard.org— a Blog for Language Educators—is pleased to announce the latest post, “Think like a Native Speaker.” The post discusses two Georgetown University studies on the brain...

2014-08-29 23:11:22

TOPICS Entertainment announces that the Island School of Lihue, Hawaii, the Grand Prize Winner in the Secondary Division of the Immersion™ VT End of School Year Celebration 2014, has received its prize to use Instant Immersion™ VT for the 2014-2015 school year to learn Spanish, Chinese, Hawaiian and other second languages. Renton, Washington (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 TOPICS Entertainment (http://www.topics-ent.com) announces The Island School of Lihue, Hawaii, the Grand Prize Winner in...

2014-07-29 23:12:03

TOPICS Entertainment presents, Foreign Language Software Doesn’t Work: Part 6 – “Bringing It All Together!” The final installment of six part series on The Flashcard (http://www.theflashcard.org/), a blog for language educators. The controversial series examines the marketing myths created around language-learner aspirations and software being viewed as an all-inclusive, one-stop solution to learning a new language. Renton, Washington (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 TOPICS Entertainment...

2014-07-28 23:04:29

Today Berlitz Canada announced the opening of its relocated Learning Centre in Vancouver, BC. The new location at 789 West Pender Street, Suite #1010 offers a variety of innovative language classes, communication skills training and cross-cultural solutions for individuals and organizations. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Today Berlitz Canada announced the opening of its relocated Learning Centre in Vancouver, BC. The new location at 789 West Pender Street, Suite #1010 offers a...

2014-07-18 23:06:21

TOPICS Entertainment is pleased to announce significant savings of up to 70 percent off for elementary and secondary schools that purchase Instant Immersion™ VT world language and ESOL e-learning courses from now through September 30, 2014, as part of a special Back-to-School offer. Renton, Washington (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 TOPICS Entertainment (http://www.topics-entertainment.com) is pleased to announce significant savings to elementary and secondary schools that purchase Instant...

2014-06-30 23:03:45

VIF Splash Language Immersion programs will be implemented in 47 schools during the 2014-15 school year. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Monday that 47 schools across North Carolina will offer its Splash Language Immersion programs during the 2014-15 school year, marking an increase of 14 schools providing VIF dual language offerings in the state. Schools initiating language...


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