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2013-10-28 08:34:50

Enhanced free online learning platform makes it faster and easier to discover and use Common Core-aligned video tutorials, academic games, interactive simulations, and more to personalize learning for every student NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This September, education nonprofit CFY (http://www.cfy.org) launched the next generation of PowerMyLearning(®) (http://PowerMyLearning.org), a free digital learning platform for K-12 students, parents, and educators....

2013-08-13 08:35:21

Collection of latest studies to inform researchers, policymakers and educators WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) and the Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute (MVLRI), a division of Michigan Virtual University, today announced the launch of the new Research Clearinghouse for K-12 Blended and Online Learning (http://k12onlineresearch.org), to house the latest research examining studies and trends...

2013-02-06 08:29:55

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFi, Inc., the leading education technology company that teaches, assesses, and certifies students in critical skills, today announced that it is joining thousands of educators, millions of students, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, and U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park in partnering with the Alliance for Excellent Education for the second annual Digital Learning Day. Digital Learning Day is a national campaign that celebrates...

2013-01-08 12:29:28

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CES INTERNATIONAL -- Leonar3Do, an award-winning provider of virtual reality (VR) offerings, today previewed a new line of software products aimed at the educational market. Dubbed Vimensio, Leonar3Do's educational products offer a new, exciting approach to teaching and learning. With the introduction of Vimensio, Leonar3Do aims to elevate learning beyond traditional 2D-based textbooks and classroom lecture. In doing so, it is the first company to offer...

2012-10-04 02:32:51

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As World Teachers' Day approaches, Microsoft Corp. is announcing the new 2012-2013 Microsoft Innovative Pathfinder and Mentor Schools being inducted as part of its Innovative Schools program. The 99 new Pathfinder Schools and Mentor Schools from 51 countries were chosen because they have strong school leadership and have established a record of innovation and successful change implementation. The U.S. schools were selected from...

2012-06-28 02:32:03

ASPEN, Colo., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new video game design lab will research and develop compelling video games that engage students in innovative ways and provide data on students' comprehension of the core skills deemed critical by states for college and the 21st century workplace. Announced today at the Aspen Ideas Festival, the Games, Learning and Assessment Lab (GLASS Lab), is managed by the Institute of Play, a non-profit video game, learning and research organization, and...

2012-06-25 02:29:05

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American College of Education, one of the world's leading providers of online advanced degree programs for educators, today announced it is offering a Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction with a Concentration in Digital Learning & Teaching. The research-based Concentration helps American College of Education students gain new ways of thinking about technology, student learning, classroom structure, and educator and student roles. At...

2012-05-17 02:27:18

DALLAS, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time for a revolutionary change in the way we engage kids in learning. We have the ability to ignite excitement and improve student outcomes by tapping into the power of technology. Although some progress has been made, 1 in 4 of our high school students still aren't graduating with their class, and of those that do, many are not fully prepared for college and career success. AT&T* and GameDesk are out to change that. By using the digital tools...

2012-05-08 02:24:31

DUBLIN, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MindConnex Learning, the award-winning provider of digital learning solutions for secondary schools, has today announced that it has signed up four large virtual schools across North America to its Shakespeare In Bits online subscription service. Shakespeare In Bits Live! is a cloud-based service that can be accessed from any location through a browser and Internet connection. With over 140 schools accessing the service, Shakespeare In Bits Live! is...

2012-01-31 06:50:00

DUBLIN, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MindConnex Learning, an award-winning global provider of digital learning solutions for the educational sector, has launched Hamlet, the fourth title in its popular flagship Shakespeare In Bits series. Shakespeare In Bits: Hamlet follows the successful launch of A Midsummer Night's Dream (September 2011), Macbeth (December 2010) and Romeo & Juliet (May 2010), and is available online (through a school subscription), on iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, PC and...