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2014-07-02 16:23:19

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF) announced today that Steve Youngwood has joined the company's board of directors. Mr. Youngwood is a senior global media industry executive who most recently served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Digital Media and Entertainment Products at Nickelodeon. "Steve is a proven and well-respected leader in the digital media industry," said LeapFrog Chairman Bill Chiasson. "His...

2014-07-01 23:01:32

Event teaches students about technology careers, teamwork, all while having fun. National Harbor, Maryland (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Middle school students from across the nation competed in the first-ever Junior Solar Sprint (JSS) finals this weekend at National Harbor, Maryland outside of Washington, DC. The U.S. Army formally announced the winners of the event today. The event, held on June 29 and June 30, 2014, took place during the Technology Student Association’s (TSA) 2014 National...

2014-06-30 23:20:52

Company champions productive struggle and personalized learning with online platform NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Triumph Learning, producer of critically acclaimed K-12 texts and interactive digital tools, launches Waggle, an online learning platform that generates a smart practice environment to help students in grades 3-8 prepare for assessments. This new transformative learning system offers Common Core and state standards-aligned content in English language arts and math, and...

2014-06-30 23:19:59

Dr. Tim Houchin, M.D., founder and president of 360 Mental Health Services, was featured on Kentucky Educational Television's Connections, a television show hosted by Renee Shaw that highlights individuals striving to make a difference in the community. During the half-hour program Dr. Houchin addressed a wide range of mental health related questions, including possible reasons Kentucky now leads the country in the diagnosis of ADHD in children at some 19 percent. Lexington, Kentucky...

2014-06-30 23:09:45

Day-Long Event in Chicago to Help Top e-Learning Professionals Excel within their Industry; Dr. Michael Allen and Partners to Offer Best Practices, Advanced Approaches, and Real-Life Examples of Performance Changing e-Learning Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Allen Interactions Inc., an internationally acclaimed custom learning design, development, strategic consulting, and technology firm, announces first ever Allen Interactions’ User Conference. The conference will be...

2014-06-28 12:20:43

Company also showcases adaptive learning and assessment solutions as well as its next-generation instructional management systems designed to better support connected learning experiences ATLANTA, June 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (ISTE booth #1532) - This week at the International Society of Technology in Education's (ISTE) annual conference, McGraw-Hill Education will unveil the Professional Learning Environment, an all-digital solution that allows teachers to master their own professional...

2014-06-27 16:25:17

LoudCloud's Learning Management System (LMS) now Available on Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface DALLAS, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- LoudCloud Systems Inc., a leading technology innovator for education, is proud to announce it's working with Microsoft Corp. to make its LoudCloud Learning Management System for K-12 and Higher Education available on Microsoft's Surface and Windows 8 operating system. "We are extremely excited about this relationship," stated Manoj Kutty LoudCloud...

2014-06-26 23:07:42

Firm to provide integrator services to support OPM’s learning management systems. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec) announced today that it has been awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to provide Learning Management System (LMS) support services. The five-year, single-award, blanket purchase agreement (BPA) has a total estimated ceiling value of $168 million. The OPM USA Learning® Program Office, formerly known as...

2014-06-26 23:00:50

The program is part of the City of Arts and Innovation Intern Experience in which twenty businesses from across Winston-Salem collaborated in 2014 to form CAIIE to enhance the intern experience at their respective companies. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Inmar and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter leadership will speak to members of the City of Arts and Innovation Winston-Salem Intern Experience (CAIIE) from 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., Monday, June 30. David Mounts, Chairman and CEO,...

2014-06-26 08:34:03

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's easy to get carried away with the idea that the increased availability of technology, broadcast programming and digital content has radically changed the make-up of children's playtime and altered overall habits for device usage and media consumption. Although this is true in some respects, many of the conventional pastimes of children - sports, reading and traditional games such as board games, jigsaws, construction toys and dolls,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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