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2014-03-09 23:02:40

Robert Ishoy, historian and author of http://www.atlantisdiscovered.org is launching a crowd funding campaign to mount an expedition to search for Atlantis. This campaign is being launched to fund the formation of a new non-profit organization; Society for Historical Exploration, and to sponsor an expedition to Sardinia in 2015 based on Robert Ishoy’s thesis on the historical location of Plato’s Atlantis. (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Ever since Plato first mentioned Atlantis in his...

2013-10-16 08:23:47

American researcher and author Christos A. Djonis exposes the location of the legendary island and discusses how close the scientific community previously came to solving this mystery ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Contrary to a general belief that Plato's Atlantis may have been somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, Christos A. Djonis, researcher and author of a new book titled "Uchronia? - Atlantis Revealed," said that analysis of Plato's work revealed convincing evidence...

2013-06-04 08:24:24

The University of Washington Center for Philosophy for Children introduces philosophy to children to help them become critical and creative thinkers of the 21st Century SEATTLE, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xanthus Communications has announced the addition of the University of Washington Center for Philosophy for Children to its client list. The University of Washington Center for Philosophy for Children was founded in 1996 by Jana Mohr Lone Ph.D., affiliate faculty in philosophy...

2013-01-18 23:04:04

Tech Atlantis, Inc., America´s leading provider of on-line tax services and solutions, in keeping with its growth strategy, has named Kevin Krest as its Director of Business Development. Bentonville, AR (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 Kevin brings over thirty years of experience in the retail, banking and electronic payment fields to the position. His role will be to lead the effort to introduce Tech Atlantis´ products to companies with the need to E-file large volumes of tax forms,...

2012-11-28 12:23:41

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Minneapolis-based brand identity design firm Franke+Fiorella is pleased to share the story of its role in helping PLATO Learning rebrand itself as Edmentum. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/frankefiorella-helps-plato-learning-rebrand-itself-as-edmentum-and-designs-new-identity-181061171.html Franke+Fiorella worked with PLATO Learning to develop everything from the...

2012-11-13 10:17:15

In late October, Italian scientists have been sentenced for supposedly not having warned sufficiently against the severe earthquake of L'Aquila 2009. On occasion of this verdict, the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the French Académie des sciences publish a statement concerning the handling of risks situations by scientists. We forward the statement in the exact wording. Joint Statement of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the French...

2012-03-16 23:02:47

Partnership expands choices with engaging electives to prepare students for college and career Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 PLATO Learning, a leading provider of online education solutions for pre-kindergarten through adult learners, has partnered with Calgary-based eDynamic Learning to deliver an expanded offering of online electives courses. Together, they provide schools and districts with the curriculum needed for core and elective courses to effectively prepare students for...

2011-10-19 07:00:00

Online education leader announces a rigorous, proven curriculum for a 21st century learning experience Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 PLATO Learning, a leading provider of online education solutions for kindergarten through adult learners, has introduced vCourses; rigorous, research-based courses designed to meet the needs of 21st century learners. While all PLATO Learning courses are interactive, engaging, and effective, vCourses have been optimized specifically for virtual...

2011-10-11 07:07:00

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Learning, Inc. (Nasdaq: RLRN), a leading provider of technology-based school improvement and student assessment programs for K-12 schools, announced today that its Board of Directors has concluded that the previously announced unsolicited, revised definitive acquisition proposal received from Plato Learning, Inc. ("Plato Learning") on October 7, 2011 could not reasonably be expected to lead to a Superior Proposal under the...

2011-09-22 16:33:00

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Learning, Inc. (Nasdaq: RLRN), a leading provider of technology-based school improvement and student assessment programs for K-12 schools, announced today that it has received an unsolicited, definitive acquisition proposal from Plato Learning, Inc. ("Plato Learning"), which contemplates the acquisition of Renaissance Learning by Plato Learning for $15.50 per share in cash. Under the definitive proposal, the proposed...