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2014-07-16 23:13:09

Atomic Learning showcases seamless education technology training integration for course management systems at BbWorld 2014 in Las Vegas. The company also offers Skills Assessments that accompany the training tutorials and measure technology competency. Little Falls, MN (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Atomic Learning showcases seamless education technology training integration for course management systems at BbWorld 2014 in Las Vegas. The company also offers Skills Assessments that accompany the...

2014-07-16 23:06:21

Ninety-three percent of students and recent graduates think universities should incorporate more career-oriented curriculum; 79% of employers consider nontraditional credentials (certifications, open courseware, digital badges) when evaluating candidates. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Internships.com, the world’s largest internships marketplace, and General Assembly, the leading educational institution offering instruction and opportunity in technology, business and design,...

2014-07-15 12:34:55

With a library of over 100 educator-approved video games and videos, LeapTV provides video game fun and entertainment designed specifically for young children that is filled with learning and active play. EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in children's educational entertainment, today unveiled its first educational, active video gaming system, LeapTV(TM). Just like its no. 1 selling line of LeapPad children's tablets, LeapTV is...

2014-07-14 23:08:28

A popular kit for teaching reading to ESL and intervention students builds on success with new release. North Salt Lake, UT (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 On July 14, 2014, Reading Horizons is releasing its updated Reading Horizons Elevate™ Teacher’s Kit, enhancing what was already a popular literacy program for ESL and intervention students with a colorful format and new features designed to engage teachers and students alike. At the heart of the Reading Horizons Elevate™ Teacher’s Kit...

2014-07-14 23:04:10

Interactive Learning Resources and Open Authoring Environment Allow Faculty to Create More Engaging, Media Rich Courses Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Adapt Courseware, which provides state-of-the-art adaptive learning multimedia, has expanded its repository with new dynamic interactives, succinct video lectures, engaging practice exercises, and rich assessments. This fall, instructors will be able to leverage complete online course content or complement their own existing content...

2014-07-14 12:30:34

Winner of video contest will win $1,000 and a trip to 4-H National Youth Science Day in Washington, D.C. CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 10 talented young people from across the U.S. were named finalists in the "Inspire a Future Scientist" video contest and are one step closer to winning $1,000 and a trip to 4-H National Youth Science Day. Young people from around the country submitted videos of up to 15 seconds to demonstrate their love of science and show how...

2014-07-11 16:24:35

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF) will discuss its results for the first quarter fiscal year 2015 (for the quarter ended June 30, 2014) on Monday, August 4, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. Eastern Time), following the release of its financial results. To participate in the call, please dial (706) 634-0183 and request Conference ID 68246754. A telephonic replay of the call will be available for one month. To access the...

2014-07-10 23:11:44

A total of 202 teams competed in the Qualifying rounds of the FIFA World Cup 2014, out of which 32 teams entered the Group Stage matches. A team of Jigsawites analyzed data from a total of 868 matches (Qualifying stage: 820 & Group Stage: 48) and came up with some interesting insights. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 A team of students from Jigsaw Academy, a premier online analytics training institute recently completed an interesting analysis on the 202 teams that competed in the Qualifying...

2014-07-10 23:09:51

Rediker Software and Clever join forces to provide schools with seamless data integration between their student information system and online learning programs. Hampden, MA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Rediker Software, a leader in school management software, today announced a partnership with Clever. The partnership allows any school using Rediker Software’s student information system, Administrator's Plus, to set up Clever instantly and easily manage student accounts in all of their...

2014-07-10 20:22:04

Leaders from Digital Play, Video Games, Traditional Toys, Media, Restaurants and More to be Featured Speakers NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Congress of Play returns this September to San Francisco featuring an impressive list of speakers representing a large cross-section of the most successful and forward-thinking companies in the "play industry." The second annual conference, a sell-out a year ago, brings together global manufacturers and retailers of traditional toys...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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