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2014-06-13 12:27:08

CHICAGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Teachers Hall of Fame (NTHF) this week inducted five educators into the prestigious Class of 2014, cementing their mark of excellence in the field of education. digedu is partnering with NTHF for a second consecutive year by providing its inductees and finalists with its Learning Engine(TM) instructional platform. It was this partnership in 2013 that allowed past NTHF inductees to aid in the creation of digedu's classroom-ready...

2014-06-11 23:05:15

Adaptive Platform Allows Institutions to Simultaneously Deliver and Manage CBE and Traditional Online Programs Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Helix Education, a world class provider of student lifecycle technologies and services, has advanced its Helix LMS platform, giving institutions the power to deliver new levels of personalization, flexibility, and engagement. Addressing the need for higher education to be more innovative, Helix LMS is built specifically for...

2014-06-10 23:05:30

STEMscopes Digital Curriculum Named Best Whole Curriculum Program for Science by the Association of American Publishers Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Association of American Publishers (AEP) recognized STEMscopes this past Wednesday at the REVERE Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. for its outstanding contribution to educational excellence. Named best whole curriculum program for science, health, and environment curricula in the Distinguished Achievement category, STEMscopes...

2014-06-06 12:23:06

A Powerful PLC Tool BLOOMINGTON, Ind., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solution Tree, one of the nation's premier educational publishers and professional development providers, has announced the release of Global PD--an innovative PLC tool for schools and districts looking to achieve higher levels of student learning and school performance. Professional learning communities are schools and districts in which educators recognize the key to improved learning for students is ongoing, job-embedded...

2014-06-05 16:30:58

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Learning styles and motivations vary by culture. Consequently, to ensure that your organization's e?learning content is effective, it's important to translate the material and localize it to your employees' language and cultural norms. You can tailor the translation of your e- learning courses by researching the values and tendencies of your international workforce. Geert Hofstede, a leading psychologist and anthropologist in the field,...

2014-06-05 08:32:55

Professional development event offers a forum for educators to explore innovative ways to increase student achievement through blended learning SEATTLE, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, will host a Blended Learning Conference in Seattle on June 19. This event is one of a series of sold-out conferences that Apex Learning has hosted during the 2013-2014 school year in locations across the...

2014-06-03 12:46:41

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blended learning models-- the combination of teacher-led and online instruction-- may improve education by enhancing personalized learning in schools and freeing teachers to focus on helping all students develop higher-level learning skills. However, successful implementation of these models requires adequate infrastructure, reliable technology, quality software content, and changes in classroom management practices, according to new research...

2014-05-30 23:02:54

June 2014 Event Provides Valuable Insight into Differentiating Classroom Instruction Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 SimpleK12 (powered by InfoSource, Inc.) announces a free online event for teachers on how to differentiate classroom instruction. SimpleK12 provides hundreds of professional development webinars for educators each year, with their highest attendance occurring over the summer months. Past webinar attendees note that the convenient online format allows for the delivery...

2014-05-29 23:11:44

Knowledge Delivery Systems Launches Suite of Online Common Core Courses New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Building on its extensive library of 80 online PD courses, Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) is poised to address the nation-wide need to deepen educator understanding of the Common Core State Standards by adding 25 new Common Core courses to its catalog. “Effective implementation of the Common Core State Standards may be the greatest challenge that the U.S. has faced in K-12 education....

2014-05-29 23:10:51

Jigsaw Academy, a renowned online analytics training academy has just launched a special Data Science Certification course for their US customers. The course focuses on how to process and analyze extremely large business datasets using cutting edge open source tools and sophisticated data analysis algorithms. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Jigsaw Academy is an online training academy that offers an array of foundation level and advanced courses in Data Analytics and Big Data....


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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