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2012-02-12 13:00:00

New Partnership Unites Renowned, Web-Based Literacy Programs with Premium Virtual Entertainment Platform Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2012 ClickN KIDS®, Inc., the leader in interactive online literacy programs for children, announced today the expansion of its online presence through a partnership with SecretBuilders, a virtual game world for children with an emphasis on exploration, creativity and historical adventure. The synergy between these two world-class providers of...

2011-10-25 19:57:38

Many teachers teach literacy without having tools to reflect on how their approach affects pupils' reading and writing development. A thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, reveals that many teachers have insufficient knowledge of how the spoken language is converted into written language, and that they lack basic knowledge about the general processes involved in learning to read and write. Tarja Alatalo's study is based on teachers' own testimonies and responses to interview...

2011-10-23 07:00:00

Education's first curriculum based on augmented reality technology, which has wowed teachers and administrators across the country, was just released in version 2.0. Letters alive (R) is a supplemental reading curriculum that holds the promise to make learning literacy more fun and engaging than ever before. LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (PRWEB) October 23, 2011 Logical Choice Technologies, an industry leader in educational technology, announced today the release of Letters alive (R) 2.0. Letters alive...

2011-10-12 08:25:00

Certiport Shares Global Experience for Economic Development through Clear ICT Education and Digital Skills Strategies with Irish Prime Minister and Former U.S. President Bill Clinton Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) October 12, 2011 Certiport (http://www.certiport.com), the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, is pleased to announce the Companyâs participation in the Global Irish Economic Forum in Dublin, Ireland. Ray Kelly,...

2011-10-11 07:00:00

Boston Area Computer Teacher Offers Free Computer Training and Proves You Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 11, 2011 Do you feel like an âœold dogâ when it comes to your computer skills? In this rough economy, many companies have cut back on technology training for their employees, and the unemployed often canât afford the training they need to gain the computer skills necessary to compete in the job market....

India Launches Cheap Tablet For Students
2011-10-05 11:39:06

India launched the world's cheapest tablet computer on Wednesday for the low cost of $45. The Akash features a 7-inch screen, Wi-Fi Internet access, a media player and 180 minutes of battery power. Students will be able to purchase the tablet for a subsidized price of $45, but other consumers will have to purchase theirs for about $60. The new tablet supports video conferencing, has two USB ports and a three-hour battery life. India has a 61 percent literacy rate, compared to...

2011-09-13 14:00:00

BNRâs Partner Status Upgraded for Success in Advancing IT and Workforce Certification American Fork, UT (PRWEB) September 13, 2011 Certiport (http://www.certiport.com), the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced that BNR Education in Iraq has been recognized as a Certiport Platinum Solution Partner. BNR is the first Certiport partner to earn Platinum status in the Middle East. âœBNR has...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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