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2014-08-19 23:07:06

Florida's American Preparatory Academy and edtech startup BoomWriter are focused on providing students with personalized learning experiences and easy classroom technology integration for teachers. Milton, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Award-winning educational technology website BoomWriter Media announced today that Florida’s American Preparatory Academy (APA) is the newest school to participate in its unique Technology Heroes Program. APA, a private K-12 academy...

2014-08-19 20:25:56

SANBORN, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fischertechnik Division of Studica recently partnered with Minnick Schools to bring some of the fischertechnik learning kits to students with learning disabilities, special needs, behavioral issues and autism. Together they aim to develop STEM pathways and practices for various student groups. Minnick Schools, the education division of Lutheran Family Services of Virginia, provides educational services to 149 students with...

2014-08-18 23:09:44

Cabarrus County Schools in North Carolina partners with company to customize alignment of digital learning resources to curriculum. Cincinnati (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 As more districts shift from print to digital learning resources, many administrators are looking to ease the transition for teachers and students by aligning curriculum with high quality and relevant digital content. With more than 30,000 students in 39 schools, Cabarrus County Schools in North Carolina is paving the way...

2014-08-18 16:30:24

Students show greater gains after spending more time with Istation curriculum DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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...

2014-08-13 23:08:32

Chief Instructional Strategist, Ethan Edwards, to explore what it means to design a compelling instructional challenge as part of popular premium training webinar series for e-learning professionals from Allen Interactions. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Allen Interactions Inc., an internationally acclaimed custom learning design, development, strategic consulting, and technology firm, announces their next premium training webinar for e-learning professionals. The...

2014-08-13 08:35:25

HERNDON, Va., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personalized learning solutions provider Fuel Education(TM) today announced that it is partnering with LearnBop(®), an award-winning provider of an automated math tutoring and assessment tool for students in grades 5-9, to deliver schools and districts more robust options for personalizing learning during the crucial years when a student's math performance can have a significant impact on future academic success. LearnBop is an automated...

2014-08-12 23:12:32

Learning Sciences International launches full-day professional development sessions to help educators build expertise in using instructional strategies to meet rigorous college and career readiness standards. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Learning Sciences International is offering full-day, hands-on workshops to provide educators with training on instructional strategies that move students toward more complex learning. Experience Day sessions will be held in various...

2014-08-11 08:26:39

Allen Communication recognized with five awards for innovations in media and instructional design. SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allen Communication has been recognized with five Aurora Awards for groundbreaking approaches in visual graphics and instructional design. The awards acknowledge media creators worldwide who captivate audiences with creativity, message effectiveness, and technical excellence. The winning entries include three "Gold" and two "Platinum Best of...

2014-08-06 23:08:01

To implement Mooresville’s digital conversion the school district invested in a laptop computer for every student and staff, which resulted in an initial order of over 5000 computers. Dr. Scott Smith realized that they needed an innovative solution to managing 5000 computers, along with all of their software, applications and files; they found their solution when they discovered FileWave. Wil, Switzerland (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Dr. Mark Edwards envisioned a “Digital Conversion” at...

2014-08-05 04:22:26

TUSCON, Ariz., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning A-Z, a Cambium Learning(® )Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABCD) company, announced plans today to merge its two Headsprout(®) software products, Headsprout Early Reading and Headsprout Reading Comprehension, into one comprehensive K-5 online reading program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/CLGROUPLOGO On Thursday, Aug. 7, Learning A-Z will launch an updated, redesigned Headsprout website that provides access to all 130...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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