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2014-08-28 16:24:42

MORRISTOWN, Tenn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walters State Community College today announced that it has teamed with McGraw-Hill Education to offer an all-digital course experience designed to engage and drive the performance of its biology students. As part of the collaboration, students taking biology courses will receive their course resources, including content and assessment, through McGraw-Hill Connect® and LearnSmart®, McGraw-Hill Education's digital teaching and learning...

2014-08-27 23:16:11

The API integration between InfoSnap and New Albany’s SIS, InformationNOW (iNOW) by STI, provides this district with real-time data delivery. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The families of more than 11,500 students enrolled at New Albany-Floyd CCSD (IN) manually filled out forms for student registration every year. Once papers were collected, it would take New Albany’s staff up to a month to update student data. To eliminate this costly and error prone process, the district...

2014-08-27 23:07:14

Executives Nominate 89 Solutions Across Expanded 27 Categories for Excellence Corona, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, the industry voices of the enterprise learning and workforce technology market, announced today the Best of Elearning! Awards 2014 Finalists. Readers and professionals from both the private and public sector cast more than 3,000 nominations for the best-in-class solutions across 27 product categories. Winners of each category will...

2014-08-27 12:24:13

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The metalworking fluid industry is already playing an essential role in Resource-Efficient Manufacturing (REM) by providing smart, sustainable solutions towards resource efficiency. Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR), a global leader in metalworking fluids, is putting sustainable chemistry into action by helping customers on issues of energy efficiency, waste reduction, safety, and durability through new approaches to coolant and...

2014-08-27 08:32:12

Market growth driven by rebounding sales to larger U.S. organizations and expanding role of the LMS OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bersin by Deloitte today announced new research that anticipates spending on learning management systems (LMS) will grow 21 percent to more than $2.5 billion in 2014, an increase of 52 percent over spending levels of just two years ago. Detailed findings are included in Bersin by Deloitte's new research report, The Definitive Buyer's Guide to the...

2014-08-27 08:30:51

TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Join Olympic Gold Medalist and World Champion Rosie MacLennan on August 27(th) as she unveils the LeapFrog LeapBand - the first activity tracker made just for kids. WHAT: Rosie hosts trampoline sessions with media WHO: Rosie MacLennan, World Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist...

2014-08-26 23:14:42

TOPICS Entertainment presents The Flashcard (http://www.theflashcard.org/), a blog for language educators. This post recommendes two online resources for language learning from the U.S. Foreign Service Institute and BBC. Renton, Washington (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 TOPICS Entertainment (http://www.topics-ent.com), sponsor of TheFlashcard.org— a Blog for Language Educators—is pleased to announce the latest post, “Old, New and (Gratis) Online Resources for Language Teachers.” The post...

2014-08-26 12:31:51

A game-changer in learning, adaptive learning solutions result in higher pass rates, completion rates and retention - and McGraw-Hill Education's solutions are leading the way NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back-to-school season is here, and parents and students are looking for resources to make this school year the best one yet. To get a leg up this academic year, students and parents need to know three words: adaptive learning technology....

2014-08-25 23:05:14

Company is Setting New Standard of Quality in Online Educational Content Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Adapt Courseware, which provides state-of-the-art adaptive learning multimedia, received four Telly Awards in recognition of its outstanding online educational video and graphics content, including the coveted People’s Telly Award. With nearly 12,000 entries from 50 states and numerous countries, the Telly Awards recognize the best work of the most respected advertising...

2014-08-25 08:24:52

Crafted by top teachers, task-based math lesson plans and English language arts resources allow every teacher to deliver clear, effective instruction for the new standards WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LearnZillion, a digital curriculum and professional learning platform valued by over 450,000 educators, announces the addition of more than 750 free, standards-aligned lesson plans in math and English language arts (ELA). This expansion is just in time to meet the needs of teachers...


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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