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2014-06-26 23:14:49

Tynker provides quick integration of programming skills across the curriculum. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Tynker, a leading Silicon Valley ed-tech startup that helps children learn programming skills, has been selected by Palo Alto Unified and several other school districts across the country to provide computer programming curriculum to their students district-wide, demonstrating rapid adoption of Tynker among U.S. schools as teachers advance integration of technology...

2014-05-29 23:18:43

The goal of the program is to get children ready for kindergarten and to ensure they are able to read by the end of third grade Kent, WA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Kent Youth and Family Services and King County Housing Authority have announced the implementation of 12 AWE Student Learning Center™ computers as part of a comprehensive Read to Succeed Initiative. The Read to Succeed Initiative and its partners are focused on the goal that all children in the King County Housing Authority...

2014-05-28 23:01:07

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school recognized with award and educational resources. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, proudly announced Tuesday that Speas Global Elementary School in Winston-Salem, N.C. has been named the 2014 VIF Global School Award winner. In addition to being honored as a top international school in the region, Speas was awarded funds for global education materials to...

2014-05-14 23:16:25

Grants Total Nearly $1M for Personalized, Competency-Based Schools San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Education Elements is excited to announce that two of the schools it supported through the planning phase for NGLC breakthrough grants won awards of $450,000 each to implement their innovative personalized models. With these two awards to Piedmont City Schools (AL) and Alliance College-Ready Public Schools (CA), Ed Elements has worked with 15 of the past and current winners. According to...

2014-04-30 23:13:50

The 15th annual Global Educator Award winners include teachers from 5 countries. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 VIF International Education recently announced the winners of the 2014 Global Educator Awards. The winning educators come from five different schools across five North Carolina counties. In addition to being honored as top international educators in the state, all winners will receive travel vouchers and the winning Global Team will receive funds for global education...

2014-03-20 23:25:07

Latest toolkit helps K-12 teachers integrate global project-based inquiry into their classrooms while teaching students about the world’s water. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Thursday that its integrated learning platform for teacher professional development and curriculum released a guide for building global project-based lessons. This toolkit, inspired by World Water...

2014-02-28 23:20:53

K-12 teachers and students demonstrate global competency with VIF’s indicators. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Friday the release of its global competence indicators, a guide to integrating global awareness into classroom practices and assessing student progress in global learning. These indicators, developed by curriculum experts at VIF, are the foundation of the...

2014-02-18 23:23:54

K-12 teachers are invited to participate in the Global Educator Awards program for a chance to win travel vouchers, digital badges and recognition in the international education community. Chapel Hill, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, proudly announced Tuesday that it is now accepting applications for the 2014 Global Educator Awards. This awards program recognizes teachers who...

2014-02-03 23:05:00

Alma Offers Core SIS and LMS Features for Free; Available to First 500 Schools to Sign Up in 2014 Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Meet Alma, a modern and affordable alternative to the expensive and fragmented student information (SIS) and learning management systems (LMS) currently in use in K-12 schools. Launching today, Alma consolidates school, classroom and information management into one simple, intuitive and secure cloud-based system that minimizes busywork and improves...

2013-12-12 23:23:25

Picaboo Portfolio Books have empowered these youth to find their voices and share their stories through a platform that allows their creativity to flourish. Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 A Backpack Journalist is a program devoted to helping youth find their voice by presenting them with real world experiences and using critical thinking to share their stories. Through their workshops, students learn to develop 21st Century Learning skills through various modules focused on...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.