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2014-06-03 08:42:15

Continues to Democratize Education through Affordable Access to High Quality Tutors On-Demand, In Any Subject SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, The Student Hub, today announced that it has agreed to acquire InstaEDU, a leading on-demand tutoring marketplace, for $30 million in cash. InstaEDU has quickly scaled into a platform that connects students with on-demand tutors in more than 2,500 subjects, ranging from high school and standardized test prep, all the...

2014-06-02 16:29:32

Led by Cengage Learning, funds signal demand for Portfolio Learning Platforms SAN FRANCISCO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathbrite, the world's leading Portfolio Learning Platform, today announced investments totaling $3.7 million, led by Cengage Learning. This funding, which includes support from ACT and Serious Change, will pave the way for Pathbrite to continue developing its platform by creating customized solutions for postsecondary and corporate partners. "The education sector is in...

2014-06-02 12:26:56

Investment and partnership allow for online portfolio integration into MindTap solutions BOSTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a new partnership between Cengage Learning, a leading education company, and Pathbrite, the world's leading Portfolio Learning Platform, students will have access to Pathbrite's best-in-class e-portfolio in Cengage Learning's course solutions. The addition of an e-portfolio to MindTap's high quality course content differentiates it as the only truly...

2014-05-30 23:14:59

Celebrating the launch of its story-driven, evidence-based teaching and learning platform, Awesome Stories offers to keep students engaged in reading, researching, and evaluating stories and primary sources this summer at no cost. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Knowing that teachers and students are facing summer losses of hard-won school-year gains, Awesome Stories offers schools and teachers the opportunity to engage in an innovative new Awesome Stories Summer Reading without...

2014-05-30 23:03:23

LTT Global, a global pioneer in mobile learning, celebrates its anniversary of its launch of global CSR initiative to create awareness, enhances accessibility to online education and strengthens collaborative partnerships. As a digital company, MMU has rapidly expanded its learning partners in providing access to thousands of digital resources, courses, videos, e-Books, and interactive programs in the education sector, thus empowering individuals and organizations alike. Washington, DC...

2014-05-29 23:18:43

The goal of the program is to get children ready for kindergarten and to ensure they are able to read by the end of third grade Kent, WA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Kent Youth and Family Services and King County Housing Authority have announced the implementation of 12 AWE Student Learning Center™ computers as part of a comprehensive Read to Succeed Initiative. The Read to Succeed Initiative and its partners are focused on the goal that all children in the King County Housing Authority...

2014-05-29 23:11:44

Knowledge Delivery Systems Launches Suite of Online Common Core Courses New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Building on its extensive library of 80 online PD courses, Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) is poised to address the nation-wide need to deepen educator understanding of the Common Core State Standards by adding 25 new Common Core courses to its catalog. “Effective implementation of the Common Core State Standards may be the greatest challenge that the U.S. has faced in K-12 education....

2014-05-28 23:01:07

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school recognized with award and educational resources. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, proudly announced Tuesday that Speas Global Elementary School in Winston-Salem, N.C. has been named the 2014 VIF Global School Award winner. In addition to being honored as a top international school in the region, Speas was awarded funds for global education materials to...

2014-05-26 12:24:41

SHANGHAI, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford University Press representative Paul Riley visited Chinese online school Hujiang on May 15(th), 2014 to sign an MOU, the first step in a series of strategic collaborations between the two groups. The MOU allows Hujiang to teach a series of OUP's digitalized products, and aims to explore the opportunities for the publishing industry within the perpetually growing internet arena. Together, Oxford University Press and Hujiang hope to enable...

2014-05-22 23:11:55

Atomic Learning and Desire2Learn have partnered to enhance the integration of Atomic Learning's technology training content into campuses. Little Fall, MN (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Edtech training leader Atomic Learning announced it has joined the Desire2Learn Partner Network to continue to enhance the integration of Atomic Learning’s award-winning technology training content into the Desire2Learn Integrated Learning Platform. A trusted training solutions provider, Atomic Learning...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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