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2014-09-02 23:10:21

Perfect for Homeschool and Distance learning families, 'The Art Factory' 'Integrated Lesson Plans for Creativity Express Online make it easy and fun to include art education in any child’s curriculum. No prior experience necessary! Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Parents know that Art Education is important for their children, but what exactly is art? Very few adults were fortunate enough to have top-level art instruction in school. Those who did will point out that...

2014-08-28 23:10:07

Jigsaw Academy is proud to announce the launch of their latest Data Analytics course titled 'Analytics for Beginners'. The course is really designed for just about anybody who wants to understand the fundamentals of analytics. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Jigsaw Academy, the premier online analytics training academy has launched a new beginner’s course rightly titled ‘Analytics for Beginners’. The 6-10 hour course is for anyone and everyone that wants to know...

2014-08-27 23:11:14

Students Discover How Newton’s Laws Contribute to Successful Sailing in new PBL-based 'Physics of Sailing' course designed for high school students. Cupertino, Calif. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Curriki, the leading K-12 global community for creating, sharing, and finding open learning resources, today unveiled ‘The Physics of Sailing’ Project-based Learning (PBL) Unit. Funded by Oracle, this six-week high school Physics project focuses on the application of Newton’s Laws in...

2014-08-26 12:31:51

A game-changer in learning, adaptive learning solutions result in higher pass rates, completion rates and retention - and McGraw-Hill Education's solutions are leading the way NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back-to-school season is here, and parents and students are looking for resources to make this school year the best one yet. To get a leg up this academic year, students and parents need to know three words: adaptive learning technology....

2014-08-25 23:09:29

Middle School Remodel Will Foster Collaboration and Problem-Solving Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Tampa Preparatory School is excited to announce the opening of the new Active Learning Environment remodel of the Middle School. In the ever-changing collegiate and workplace environments, it is imperative that students have collaboration and problem-solving skills. Within the Active Learning Environment, students will have the opportunity to experiment with and take steps towards...

2014-08-25 23:06:55

Philip Steitz to Serve as Chief Technology Officer; Leslie Sobon Named as Vice President, Marketing Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced that Philip Steitz and Leslie Sobon have joined the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Vice President, Marketing, respectively. Steitz will be responsible for leading the company’s technology vision and strategy and Sobon will be responsible for...

2014-08-25 23:06:00

Mission-driven startup helps students achieve deeper learning through engaging, high quality educational video lessons San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Zaption, Inc. (http://www.zaption.com) continues to revolutionize learning with online video by working with top social studies teachers from around the country and curriculum partners like Facing History and Ourselves to provide free, high quality interactive video lessons. “Social studies teachers have always used video to...

2014-08-25 08:24:52

Crafted by top teachers, task-based math lesson plans and English language arts resources allow every teacher to deliver clear, effective instruction for the new standards WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LearnZillion, a digital curriculum and professional learning platform valued by over 450,000 educators, announces the addition of more than 750 free, standards-aligned lesson plans in math and English language arts (ELA). This expansion is just in time to meet the needs of teachers...

2014-08-21 12:26:22

Texas students show greater gains after spending more time with Istation curriculum DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students in grades 1 through 8 demonstrate greater gains in overall reading ability with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a statewide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120709/DA36825LOGO The study collected data from more...

2014-08-19 23:12:58

Students show greater gains after spending more time with Istation curriculum. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Prekindergarten and kindergarten students demonstrate greater gains in early literacy development learning with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a nationwide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. The study collected data from more than 81,000 prekindergarten and kindergarten...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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