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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....

2011-02-24 00:00:44

Verbalplanet.com; the Leading Website for Learning Languages Online; Has Picked Up Back to Back Awards from Toptenreviews.com for Their Flexible and Effective Online Italian Language Courses. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 Following success in 2010, Verbalplanet.com is delighted to announce that the website has again in 2011 been voted as a winner of a "TopTenREVIEWS Award" for its online Italian language tuition service. TopTenREVIEWS evaluated language learning portals from...

2011-01-20 00:00:49

When It Comes to Speaking a Foreign Language; Confidence is King. In a Recent Survey Students at Verbalplanet.com, the Online Language Learning Website, Said That Top of the List of Advantages the Website Had over Other Ways to Study a Foreign Language Was the Huge Boost in Confidence They Gained from Live Online Language Lessons with a Professional Language Tutor. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2011 At this time of year learning a foreign language always makes it into the top ten New...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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