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2014-07-23 23:04:15

The National Education Association New Mexico (NEA-NM) won first place for its mobile application at the State Education Editors Conference held in June. The State Education Editors, a gathering of the top communicators from all the National Education Associations (NEA) chapters across the US, awarded the team from NEA-NM top honors in the social media category for the application powered by Purple Forge. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The NEA New Mexico (NEA-NM) today announced its...

2014-06-27 23:04:36

National Education Association Academy (NEA Academy) supports its members and local affiliates by providing exemplary PD and scalable access to online learning—in partnership with Knowledge Delivery Systems New York, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The NEA recognizes that effective and efficient professional development (PD) is the pathway to success for improved teacher practice and increased student outcomes. NEA has partnered with Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) to provide depth-level...

2014-04-21 12:24:12

New partnership to bring digital innovation to the nation's largest school districts WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFi, Inc., the leading critical skills education technology company today announced an exclusive partnership with the National Education Association (NEA) Foundation to provide educators and their students across public school districts with access to EverFi's innovative critical skills learning platform at no cost to schools. "Recognizing that time...

2014-02-27 23:26:50

Built on Sitecore CMS, the new site offers improved user experience and a mobile-friendly design. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Verndale is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Member Benefits. NYSUT Member Benefits – which includes the NYSUT Member Benefits Trust & Corporation – endorses approximately 50 programs & services that are available to the more than 600,000 members of NYSUT who currently work or previously...

2014-02-20 16:23:47

NEA, Renaissance Dental celebrate Read Across America by asking students to grab their hats and read with the Cat WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Cat in the Hat is back, and he's revving up his engines to get kids excited about reading--and brushing their teeth! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/DC69045) This year's official Read Across America celebrations will start in Seuss-tastic style when NEA's Cat-a-Van Reading Tour hits the road on...

2014-02-12 12:31:45

Partnership with Renaissance Dental provides books and funding to NEA state affiliates WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's only one event that will get teachers, principals, school employees--even elected officials--to dye their hair blue, cook up a breakfast of green eggs and ham, or be duct-taped to a wall if it boosts their students' enthusiasm to read. Every year, an estimated 45 million readers join the National Education Association (NEA) to celebrate...

2014-01-31 12:24:02

Partnership connects importance of children's oral health and literacy WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Seuss-tastic secret behind the National Education Association's Read Across America program, which is celebrated by 45 million people annually, is that it makes reading fun for kids. For the second year, NEA will use its highly Seuss-cessful children's literacy program to raise awareness of a culprit--oral health problems--that's causing U.S. school-aged...

2013-11-22 23:27:46

The National Education Association of New Hampshire (NEA-NH) today officially launched the mobile applications for its members and the public to stay up to date on the latest news, events and campaigns affecting educators and students throughout New Hampshire. Purple Forge, a leader in providing mobile applications for associations and advocacy organizations across North America, developed the application with NEA New Hampshire. Concord, New Hampshire (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 NEA New...

2013-07-31 23:03:11

The NJ-based Center for Teaching and Learning’s accomplishments in advancing STEM education demonstrate the power of teachers as leaders. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel urged nearly 9,000 member educators to fight for classroom flexibility, defining “solutions that work for students.” The remarks, delivered earlier this month to the NEA’s Representative Assembly, singled out the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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