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2010-11-05 13:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- At the SETDA Leadership Summit and Education Forum Nov. 7-10, visitors will observe first-hand the power of two of McGraw-Hill Education's revolutionary digital teaching and learning programs, both designed to improve learning outcomes. Power of U is a groundbreaking program that individualizes instruction and assessment, while enabling teachers to guide students through the use of real-time data. CINCH Mathematics is a comprehensive, all-digital,...

2010-10-28 13:05:00

BLACKBURN, England, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Promethean has announced that a number of schools will be given devices such as interactive whiteboards and student assessment devices as part of a new reality TV series School Pride. New school years are chock-full of optimism and opportunity. For teachers and students at seven of the schools featured in the new NBC series School Pride, the year started off in newly remodeled classrooms outfitted with modern learning technologies from...

2010-10-22 00:00:39

Findings Point to Importance of Teacher Training. Mounting Evidence from Year-over-Year Study Supports Investments in Interactive Learning Technology. Alpharetta, GA (Vocus) October 21, 2010 Findings from a robust, two-year study released today further confirms that effective teaching practices combined with interactive classroom technologies significantly boosts student academic performance. Almost 5,000 students and 120 teachers from a broad range of schools and districts contributed to...

2010-10-05 07:50:00

BLACKBURN, England, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Promethean, a global leader in interactive learning technology, has launched ActivEngage, a new software version of its market leading Learner Response System*. This new application enables laptops or desktop computers to act as personal response devices, meaning schools can provide voting capability in classrooms via individual student computers instead of specific handsets. Computer-per-pupil initiatives are increasingly being promoted by...

2010-10-04 07:22:00

BLACKBURN, England, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Promethean, the interactive learning technology provider, organised a rare opportunity for pupils from Maidenhead and Reading to see a life size replica of the Bloodhound Supersonic Car. They were also able to meet and question Richard Noble OBE about the Bloodhound project, and its attempts to set a new World Land Speed Record and exceed the 1,000mph milestone for the first time. The event was organised by Promethean to mark the official opening...

2010-10-01 11:16:00

BLACKBURN, England, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Promethean, the interactive learning technology business, is launching 'Give Every Child a Voice', a recycling campaign among Scottish schools to support the NSPCC's ChildLine, the 24 hours-a-day helpline for children and young people. Promethean is bringing together schools across Scotland to help raise funds for ChildLine by recycling old or unwanted mobile phones. For every 250 mobile phones a school collects, Promethean will donate 500 pounds...

2010-09-07 11:26:00

BLACKBURN, England, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainPOP, the award-winning creator of animated, educational resources, is pleased to announce that its curriculum-based quizzes are now fully integrated with Promethean's learner response systems, ActiVote and ActivExpression. The integration of ActiVote and ActivExpression, the industry-leading learner response system, with BrainPOP's quizzes - including all BrainPOP Jr. (K-3) topics - makes it easier than ever for teachers to improve learning...

2010-09-02 12:20:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainPOP (www.brainpop.com), the award-winning creator of animated, educational resources, is pleased to announce that its curriculum-based quizzes are now fully integrated with Promethean's learner response systems, ActiVote and ActivExpression. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100902/NY59099LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100902/NY59099LOGO) The integration of ActiVote and ActivExpression, the industry-leading learner...

2010-08-20 06:17:00

BLACKBURN, England, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Promethean, a world leader in the rapidly growing global market for interactive learning technology, has announced that it is to be the lead sponsor of the inaugural Irish Teaching and Learning Festival, held in Citywest Conference Centre, Dublin on 15th and 16th October, 2010. The conference will feature education thought leader, and Oscar winning producer, Lord David Puttnam, presenting his vision of how Ireland can better meet the...

2010-08-18 09:00:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- P&G's Future Friendly today announced it has expanded its signature partnership with the National Geographic Society through the launch of an integrated in-school conservation education program called Find Your Footprint. Developed to inspire students, families and schools to monitor and reduce their environmental footprint this school year, the multimedia program focuses on energy, waste and water tips that can then be applied to participate...


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