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2014-02-11 16:29:29

Professional development events offer a forum for educators to examine innovative ways to increase student achievement through blended learning SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, launched its Blended Learning Conference series on Feb. 5. The professional development events will continue throughout the spring. Featuring keynote speaker Jon Bergmann, one of the pioneers of the Flipped...

2014-02-11 08:37:05

Khan Academy, YouTube EDU, and Britannica School Content Available in FuelEd's PEAK Personalized Learning Platform to Enable Teachers to Customize Online Courses and Differentiate Instruction HERNDON, Va., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personalized learning solutions provider Fuel Education(TM) today marked its debut in the education technology market by announcing a major platform capability that enables teachers to customize courses using some of the industry's most highly regarded content...

2014-02-11 08:37:03

Tools for Higher Ed Institutions and Employers Will Help Recruitment, Retention, Engagement PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by a mission to help students and employees to get the most value possible from their education and training, Fidelis today launched its enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for student-centered learning. Informed by the latest in educational research on retention, engagement and learning, Fidelis' elegant set of tools delivers a...

2014-02-07 23:23:10

LMS satisfaction ratings remain relatively poor; nearly half of respondents are looking to replace their current solution; reporting features, ease of use top reasons for seeking replacement LMS. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Brandon Hall Group today released LMS Trends 2014: Satisfaction and Spending, the first in a series of reports from its annual survey research on LMS buying and usage trends. The survey results show that Learning Management System (LMS) solutions are...

2014-02-06 08:36:02

Among top 40 education innovators driving change to raise the bar in education SEATTLE, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, is proud to announce that the Center for Digital Education has named several Apex Learning clients among the top 40 innovators in education in its 2013 Yearbook. Janice Manfredi, the senior program manager in the office of high school support at Boston Public...

2014-01-31 23:26:58

Allen Interactions garners 4 Omni Intermedia Awards for work with Google, Essilor, and University of Saudi Arabia. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Allen Interactions, an internationally-acclaimed custom training design, development, and strategic consulting firm, was recognized as a four-time winner of the Fall 2013 Omni Intermedia Awards. Allen Interactions garnered two silver awards for their work with Google on Google Now and Essilor’s APEX Sales Account Selling course....

2014-01-31 23:04:40

Seven Academy has updated its delightful children’s educational app Count up to Ten: Learn Numbers with Montessori, which teaches children how to count from 1 to 10 through 4 playful, fun and engaging mini-games that feature a delightful cast of unforgettable characters. The universal app is designed by renowned French mathematician and expert Aurélien Alvarez, and is compatible with iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The renowned development team...

2014-01-30 08:37:12

Mileposts Provides Parents Unprecedented Access To Student Learning Data, & Ability To Coordinate Personalized Intervention Strategies and Online Resources With Teachers BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silverback Learning Solutions, an educator-founded technology company and developer of Mileposts(TM), a results-driven student achievement solution installed in schools K-12 nationwide, today announces the launch of Silverback Mileposts Parent Portal, a comprehensive parent and...

2014-01-27 23:02:59

Brandman will offer competency based bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2014 Irvine, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Brandman University, a private nonprofit institution, has engaged with education content and technology enabler Flat World Education to offer an online competency based bachelor’s degree in business administration (BBA). “Our vision is to be the leader in the evolution of adult learning and launching our competency based BBA helps achieve this vision,”...

2014-01-22 08:26:04

Now teachers can save time creating lessons and engage students by turning mobile devices into a dynamic & collaborative classroom experience LONDON, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand C116 22nd - 26th January 2014 At Bett 2014, a leading global learning technology event, Promethean has officially released the Beta version of ClassFlow(TM) - a transformative, cloud-based classroom orchestration tool that enables teachers to create lessons,...


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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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