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2014-08-27 23:13:12

Lesson Planet’s new video series highlights the work of thought leaders and K-12 teachers at the forefront of edtech Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 As part of EdTech Tuesdays, a free series of weekly educational technology update videos for teachers, Lesson Planet Professional Development rings in the 2014-15 school year with 34 free special edition Innovator Interviews to boost skills and fuel ideas for teachers getting their new school years under way. All episodes were...

2014-08-27 23:11:14

Students Discover How Newton’s Laws Contribute to Successful Sailing in new PBL-based 'Physics of Sailing' course designed for high school students. Cupertino, Calif. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Curriki, the leading K-12 global community for creating, sharing, and finding open learning resources, today unveiled ‘The Physics of Sailing’ Project-based Learning (PBL) Unit. Funded by Oracle, this six-week high school Physics project focuses on the application of Newton’s Laws in...

2014-08-25 23:06:17

New iPad App from eduClipper, Inc. Empowers Teachers and Learners to ‘Learn Outside the Bubble’ New York, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 WeLearnedIt, a new social learning platform for students, educators, administrators and parents that focuses on project-based learning, is now available on the iPad through Apple’s App Store. The app enables teachers to create and administer project-based assessments and provide students with dynamic feedback on their work. Parents can sign up for a...

2014-08-18 08:32:27

TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Magic Lantern Media Inc. releases new enhancements for its AccessSTEM learning platform including a new leading-edge user interface as well as curriculum correlations for British Columbia, Alberta, Nova Scotia, and Ontario. Pilot programmes now running in 7 school boards across 4 provinces are responding to the needs of learners to help equip them with 21(st) Century skills. AccessSTEM responds to the need for 21(st) Century Learning through new...

2014-08-12 23:08:19

Education veteran Angela Kinlaw to lead new “blended” public charter school that will combine classroom-based and virtual instruction for students in New Orleans. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Connections Education, Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) are pleased to announce that TMCF Collegiate Academy @ SUNO (TMCF@SUNO), the unique new addition to the New Orleans public education scene, has named New Orleans educator Angela...

2014-07-29 12:42:04

LONDON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TES Global - the largest network of teachers in the world with over 5.9 million registered teachers - has acquired Blendspace, a San Francisco-based company providing web-based tools that enable teachers to create digital, self-paced lessons for their classrooms and students. The transaction complements TES Global's strategy to enhance the reach and functionality of its digital resources sharing platforms, which provide over...

2014-07-21 23:06:59

A partnership between VIF and the Kentucky Department of Education aims to enhance K-8 learning to prepare students to compete in today’s global society. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Monday a partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education to further the state’s strategic priorities for creating next generation learners. During the June 2014 Kentucky Board of...

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...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'