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2013-10-22 23:22:26

Edgenuity Courses Recognized as Being Most Aligned to Common Core Standards Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced that it is the recipient of the 18th Annual Education Software Review (EDDIE) Award in four categories. Presented by The ComputED Gazette, an online educational resource, Edgenuity’s courses won EDDIEs in: Middle School Language Arts: Common Core ELA 6-8 High School Language Arts:...

2013-10-17 23:32:18

The strategies presented in Reading Horizons will help kindergarten and first-grade students in New Castle, Delaware, develop foundational reading skills. North Salt Lake, UT (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Beginning this year, teachers and literacy coaches in the Colonial School District of New Castle, Delaware, will use Reading Horizons reading instruction strategies in all K–1 classrooms to improve students’ reading skills. The district first used Reading Horizons strategies in reading...

2013-10-16 08:35:33

Instructors and students can now benefit from speech-enabled educational content to facilitate the learning experience UPPSALA, Sweden and SALT LAKE CITY, October 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ReadSpeaker [http://www.readspeaker.com ], a leading cloud-based text-to-speech provider, today announced a partnership with Canvas [http://www.instructure.com ], an easy-to-use learning management system (LMS) by Instructure enabling text-to-speech versions of virtually all course content. By...

2013-10-15 23:23:35

Winning School to Receive $5,000 Technology Grant Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, is encouraging middle and high school teachers that use Edgenuity’s online curriculum to submit short videos demonstrating their best stories of how online and blended learning is improving academic outcomes for their students. The winner will receive a $5,000 technology grant for their school, and two runners-up will receive...

2013-10-15 23:01:25

Learn more about the impact of this educational shift during a free interactive webinar Wednesday at 2 PM ET sponsored by Connections Learning by Pearson. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 A growing number of students are taking college courses before enrolling in any post-secondary institution or even earning their high school diploma—a trend often called Do-It-Yourself (DIY) College. What are the implications of this trend on our conventional understanding of the high school and...

2013-10-15 08:41:07

CLRN has reviewed and approved i-Ready for social content NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Curriculum Associates' i-Ready® Diagnostic & Instruction Reading for Grades K-8 was recently reviewed by the California Learning Resource Network (CLRN) and has met its criteria for English-Language Arts. CLRN provides California educators with a "one-stop" resource providing critical information needed in the selection of supplemental electronic learning...

2013-10-10 23:30:31

Infinite Campus Inc., the largest American-owned student information system, announced today that Chief Learning Officer, David Van Meter, won the silver award for innovation at the Learning In Practice Awards. This award recognizes industry leaders who have demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs. Blaine, Minn. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Infinite Campus Inc., the largest American-owned student information system, announced today that Chief...

2013-10-09 23:32:03

A Place for Mom®, the nation's largest senior living referral service and trusted advisors to more than 200,000 families each year, has selected Travitor Learning Management Software to support its training initiatives. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 As A Place for Mom, Inc. (APFM) seeks a scalable cloud-based training solution to improve ongoing training, the company selected Travitor Learning Management Software to implement a blended learning initiative across its...

2013-10-08 23:29:04

LearnBIG comments on the revolutionary power of MOOC's, explaining how to make the best of current opportunities in online learning. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 In Time magazine’s September 26th article "More Affordable Colleges Starts Online," Anant Agarwal, MIT professor and president of MIT and Harvard University’s online learning initiative edX, called academia’s opportunity in online education "the single biggest change in education since the...

2013-10-08 08:35:17

Statewide Reading Initiative Funds Instruction for All Pre-K through 8 Students in South Carolina Public and Open-Enrollment Charter Schools DALLAS, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Istation announces it has been awarded a statewide contract from the South Carolina Department of Education through the South Carolina Success Program to provide free and unlimited access to the Istation Reading program for all South Carolina students in grades pre-K through 8 in public and open-enrollment...