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2014-03-19 23:27:40

In an upcoming Allen Interactions webinar, Edwards will provide attendees guidance and a matrix to address the challenge of successfully creating meaningful context in e-learning design. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Michael Allen's CCAF-based Design Model for designing instructional interactivity (that defines good interactivity as having Context, Challenge, Activity, and Feedback) is one that Allen Interactions has been advocating for many years. This model can be...

2014-03-18 23:21:29

Proven online and blended solutions enable school districts to provide students educational opportunities beyond credit recovery during the summer. Herndon, Va. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Personalized learning solutions provider Fuel Education™ today announced a variety of options for school districts seeking online learning programs for summer school. Based on the company’s experience partnering with more than 2,000 school districts, the Fuel Education (FuelEd) Summer School solution is...

2014-03-17 23:01:00

New My Voice report finds that student voice aids school communities in identifying and supporting students’ goals and aspirations. My Voice is a Pearson Foundation initiative that aims to measure the perceptions of everyone at school, elevate the impact of student voice and foster the changes that are vital for students to realize academic, social and personal success. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 A new report reveals what happens when schools focus on student motivation and...

2014-03-14 23:23:07

Jigsaw Academy, a leading online analytics training academy has announced exciting combo offers for the month of March. Students enrolling for two courses can avail of discounts, get access to additional free courses, as well as extended lab access. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Jigsaw Academy is a premier analytics training company headquartered in Bangalore, India. They provide industry-relevant e-training and education in the field of data science and analytics to develop...

2014-03-14 12:31:03

Dr. Dan Yang, Founder and CEO of VINCI Education, to Present "Using Technology to Advance STEM with Young Learners" NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VINCI Education, home of award-winning VINCI Blended Learning Solutions, continues to bolster its leadership in early and primary education by becoming a presenting sponsor of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)'s 69th Annual Conference. Dr. Dan Yang, Founder and CEO of VINCI Education,...

2014-03-12 23:26:10

Jigsaw Academy has won the prestigious Brands Academy Award 2014 for ‘Best Academy for Analytics Courses’. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 In a glittering ceremony held at the Hotel Radisson Blu, New Delhi, on March 08, 2014, Brands Academy awarded Jigsaw Academy the award for, 'Best Academy for Analytics Courses'. The award was presented to the founders of Jigsaw Academy, Sarita Digumarti and Gaurav Vohra by V.V.S. Laxman, former Indian cricketer. Education Excellence...

2014-03-12 08:35:07

SEATTLE, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Round Rock Independent School District in Texas was looking for a solution to empower teachers with the data they needed to provide students with relevant and timely remediation to boost student achievement. The district partnered with Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, to implement Tutorials in six high schools and four middle schools as a component of its math and English...

2014-03-11 23:01:50

In a new nationwide survey of more than 600 K-12 teachers, 50 percent reported inadequate assistance when using technology in the classroom. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 In a new nationwide survey of more than 600 K-12 teachers, 50 percent reported inadequate assistance when using technology in the classroom. Educators cited a lack of support in facing technical issues and questions pertaining to instructional models when implementing new hardware or software. The survey was...

2014-03-06 23:31:38

A 2011 New York Times front-page story sparked a cascade of global attention looking at why Silicon Valley’s top technology executives were sending their children to a school without computers. The new documentary film Preparing for Life produced by Waldorf School of the Peninsula in conjunction with Paul Zehrer of PotentialSF, picks up where that story left off – talking with Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, Stanford researchers, investment bankers, and parents who run some of the...

2014-02-27 23:35:49

Calvin Cool Joins the Crew at Istation Reading Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Istation’s hip new character, Calvin Cool, joins the program’s engaging, animated cast to lead students through interactive, step-by-step lessons that teach the characteristics of good writing. Students and educators with Istation Reading subscriptions can automatically access the newly released “Writing Rules! with Calvin Cool” interactive online writing program. Perfect for flipped classrooms,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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