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2012-08-01 06:23:50

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Learning is leading the K-12 mathematics transition to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by unveiling a transition plan featuring new core and intervention curricula written and created specifically for alignment to the more rigorous academic requirements now adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia. These curricula meet the Standards for Mathematical Content, the Standards for Mathematical Practice, and...

2012-07-23 23:02:45

KenKen Puzzle LLC is ready to present the 2012-2013 KenKen Classroom Program. Don't miss out on signing up for the upcoming academic school year! Pleasantville, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 KenKen Puzzle LLC is ready to present the 2012-2013 KenKen Classroom Program (KKCR). Calling all teachers, get ready to sign up! The KKCR Program is one set of puzzles that range in size from 3x3 to 5x5, with two 6x6 teamwork puzzles. Puzzle sets are sent to teachers once a week, usually on Sundays. The...

2012-07-18 02:30:20

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Customer Management Institute (ICMI) will present the 10th Call Center Demo and Conference, the most widely attended industry event of the fall, in Dallas, Texas October 9-11. The event will bring together hundreds of contact center professionals for a multi-faceted educational program featuring timely and topical issues that are currently facing the call center industry. Through compelling case studies, site tours,...

2012-07-11 06:30:31

PITTSBURGH, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alabama Department of Education has adopted Carnegie Learning Cognitive Tutor® Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II software as preferred supplemental instructional material for students in grades 9-12 through June 2018. The research-based adaptive learning math program can support Carnegie Learning textbooks or a district's existing program as intervention or accelerated instruction. Based on more than two decades of cognitive science...

2012-07-09 10:12:08

If a train is traveling a distance of 55 miles at 150mph, how long will it take to reach its destination? If the thought of having to answer this question makes you apprehensive, then you may have mathematics anxiety. A new study published today in BioMed Central's open access journal Behavioral and Brain Functions reports that a number of school-age children suffer from mathematics anxiety and, although both genders' performance is likely to be affected as a result, girls' maths performance...

2012-06-30 23:01:28

Controversial tweak in teaching method helps struggling middle-school students catch up on their math and cope better with homework pressures. Sydney (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 This month Schrool officially released its controversial, no pressure, math learning course designed to help struggling middle-school students catch up on their math and cope better with homework pressures. http://www.schrool.com methodology not only helps students to better understand concepts and learn how to solve math...

2012-06-28 06:30:31

PITTSBURGH, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 1200 freshmen in nine West Virginia high schools will be a step ahead this fall when they are introduced to new math curriculum aligned to the Next Generation Standards and Objectives, the state's implementation of the Common Core State Standards and Mathematical Practices. Regional Education Services Agency (RESA) 6 in the Northern Panhandle has received funding from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation to implement Carnegie Learning Math...

2012-06-25 02:24:09

SAN ANTONIO, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Game-based learning has forged its way to the forefront of 21st century education practices.* PCI Education, the premier provider of resources for students with specialized instructional needs, announces Algebra City Interactive Activities. The new online module constructs an online space in which students choose their own adventures to practice key algebra concepts. A web-based component of the blended intervention program Algebra City(TM), Algebra...

2012-06-14 06:23:30

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Dianne L. De Mille, Ph.D., M.S. is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Education as a result of 40+ Years of Excellence. Dianne is one of the Founding Board Members of Global-Educational-Technologies, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) dedicated to making a positive impact on the quality of life for at-risk, underserved populations, using the vehicle of Education. In her current role, Dianne specializes...

2012-05-23 23:03:06

Earning a math degree, now available online and on campus, from Southern New Hampshire University provides valuable training for a wide range of careers. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 With businesses generating data at an accelerating rate, the demand for professionals who can interpret this data is accelerating too. Employers in a range of industries are seeking college graduates with quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills, the key skills of graduates with a traditional...