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2011-08-29 13:38:08

Research from North Carolina State University shows that utilizing a freely available literacy tool results in significant advances in fundamental reading skills for elementary school students, without requiring schools to drastically overhaul existing programs. The research focused on children who were characterized as “struggling readers” at risk for a learning disability in reading. “Our goal is to put effective tools in the hands of teachers,” says Dr. John...

2011-06-09 05:00:00

How Education Got To Be A Science NEW YORK, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The ground breaking series of books that set the stage for the creation of a science of education is now available free to read on line, Educational Solutions Worldwide Inc. (ESWI) today announced. Dr. Caleb Gattegno, one of the history's leading scientists and educators, wrote the series entitled The Science of Education after decades of observing and conducting his own successful classroom experiments...

2011-05-31 05:00:00

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Educational Solutions Worldwide Inc. [ESWI], today announced it has finalized the purchase of all the rights to the intellectual property of Dr. Caleb Gattegno, who is regarded as one of the world's leading innovators in education. Ownership of the Gattegno IP will now reside in the hands of Canadian 'phil-entrepreneur' Eaton Donald, and will be administered and developed through ESWI, which is privately held by Mr. Donald and headquartered in...

2011-04-28 13:07:00

CLEVELAND, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- eGenio® Education Solutions introduces eGenio's Integrated Learning Environment(TM), a cloud-based platform that integrates learning, student information, digital resources, and other data systems to enrich the learning process and improve learning management, outcomes and accountability. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/CL91707 ) "Our Integrated Learning Environment is a platform for K12 classrooms that...

2011-04-14 05:00:00

DERBY, UK, April 14 /PRNewswire/ - The works of leading educator and visionary Dr. Caleb Gattegno will be front and centre at the 50th Annual Conference of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM), April 18-21, 2011 in Telford, U.K., it was announced today. Dr. Gattegno, who would have turned 100 this year, co-founded the ATM in 1952. In recognition of his contributions to the ATM, and to mathematics and education in general, a third of the conference's workshops as well as a...

2011-04-05 05:00:00

The Gattegno Effect Slated For Fall Publication NEW YORK, April 5 /PRNewswire/ - Educational Solutions Worldwide Inc.  (ESWI) today announced it is compiling a collective memoir about Dr. Caleb Gattegno in recognition the 100(th) anniversary since his birth. The Gattegno Effect: 100 Voices on One of History's Greatest Educators, will be released this fall and will feature the submissions of 100 leading educators from all over the world recounting their experiences of knowing...

2011-03-25 00:00:28

Having the Confidence to Give It a Go is for Many People the Hardest Part of Learning German. the Strange Accents, Silent Letters and Words as Long as Your Arm... They All Add Up to Make Learning German a Daunting Prospect. Now Online German Classes with Verbalplanet.com Offer the Perfect Solution to Perfecting Your Accent and Achieving Real Fluency by Learning Online in Partnership with a Native Speaking German Tutor. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 Having the Confidence to Give...

2011-03-24 15:10:00

NEW YORK, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon & Schuster's Pimsleur Language Programs announced today that it is offering free downloads of 8 hours of its Japanese language learning program to support aid agencies and volunteers helping the millions affected by the devastating earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis in Japan. Pimsleur®, a leading publisher of foreign-language learning programs, has authorized their digital resellers, including iTunes, Audible, and...

2011-03-21 16:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel Michigan, a Fluency Media client, reached a critical milestone overnight, cruising past the 200,000 Facebook fan mark. Currently, Pure Michigan is one of only three state tourism industry Facebook pages with more than 100,000 fans and the only state tourism page with more than 200,000 fans. "We could not be more pleased with the increase of Pure Michigan Facebook fans," said George Zimmermann, Vice President of Travel Michigan, a...

2011-02-28 06:45:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-first century students want and need to create digital content as part of their learning experience. Teachers and parents, however, have a common frustration that there are no safe multimedia sharing or social media sites available for teachers to use with their students. Sites such as YouTube, MySpace, and Facebook, while potentially powerful teaching tools, are blocked by most school systems due to lack of appropriate content control....


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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