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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...

2011-08-31 12:00:00

Robin Harris of the Kansas State Department of Education Spearheads Program to Help High School Students Earn Industry-Recognized Certifications American Fork, UT (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 Certiport (http://www.certiport.com), the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, presented a 2011 Champions of Digital Literacy Award to Robin Harris, Kansas State Department of Education Assistant Director of Career, Standards and Assessment Services. Ms....

2011-08-17 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFi, Inc., the leading education technology platform company, today announced that it has expanded to teach younger students the importance of financial literacy with the launch of Vault(TM) - Understanding Money. This new financial literacy platform, geared toward students in 4th through 6th grade, empowers children to start cultivating good financial habits early. With the addition of Vault(TM), EverFi now offers new-media financial literacy...

2011-08-11 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, more than 1 million Macy's customers sprung into action to support Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy nonprofit. From June 24 - July 31, Macy's customers donated $3 through the Be Book Smart campaign to provide a book for a child, and Macy's donated 100 percent of every $3 to RIF for a total donation of $4.9 million. The organizations partnered with the goal of giving 1...

2011-08-10 00:00:29

President of the University of Mustansiriyah, Dr. Ihsan Al Qurashi, Honored for Achieving Digital Literacy Training for 12,000 Students in Iraq San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Certiport (http://www.certiport.com), the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, presented a 2011 Champions of Digital Literacy Award to Dr. Ihsan Al Qurashi, President of the University of Mustansiriyah in Iraq. Dr. Ihsan has been a leader in advocating ICT...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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