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2014-03-27 23:30:53

The Marzano Center Essentials for Achieving Rigor model and an accompanying monograph, Teaching for Rigor, focus on critical pedagogical strategies to help students meet rigorous college and career readiness standards. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 As a response to national reports indicating that students and teachers are not well-prepared to succeed with assessments aligned to new college and career readiness standards, Learning Sciences Marzano Center has developed a...

2014-02-13 12:32:40

Stanford, Princeton, University of Michigan, and UVA Darden Are Among Institutions to Offer Courses Via NovoEd's Collaborative Online Learning Environment. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NovoEd, the collaborative online social learning platform, today announced agreements with 16 institutions that span the higher education, research, and technology sectors. Through these relationships, NovoEd will provide the platform, tools, and services that enable its partners to...

2014-02-11 08:37:03

Tools for Higher Ed Institutions and Employers Will Help Recruitment, Retention, Engagement PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by a mission to help students and employees to get the most value possible from their education and training, Fidelis today launched its enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for student-centered learning. Informed by the latest in educational research on retention, engagement and learning, Fidelis' elegant set of tools delivers a...

2014-01-15 08:26:16

CompetencyWorks brief highlights analysis for more reliable indicators of student achievement WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released today by CompetencyWorks, titled Progress and Proficiency: Redesigning Grading for Competency Education, helps education leaders think through how to design grading policies that communicate academic performance to students and parents. As more schools and districts begin to develop competency-based pathways that allow...

2013-11-20 23:28:28

Anna Maria College has added a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction to its roster of online programs. Applications are now being accepted, and the first online course will begin in May 2014. Paxton, MA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Anna Maria College has added a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction to its roster of online programs. Applications are now being accepted, and the first online course will begin in May 2014. The program focuses on leveraging the power of...

2013-11-06 08:34:41

New iNACOL publication highlights partnerships for next generation educators WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As advanced technologies enter the mainstream of everyday life, more than half of K-12 school districts are already offering - or interested in starting - blended and online learning programs. Though new school programs are evolving to personalize learning for every student using new tools and new methodologies, a national survey shows that a paltry 1.3...

2013-11-05 23:01:02

Message to the Future Foundation’s purpose is to bring awareness of the importance to protect scenic landscapes. M2TF accomplishes this in the classroom as they provide teachers, high school students, and organizations with project-based learning tools and activities that help their mission and develop important skills students need to succeed in the twenty-first century work place. Columbus, GA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Imagine being thrust out of your comfort zone to be a part of a...

2013-10-28 16:26:22

Winners announced in areas of innovative practice, research and individual achievement WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Winners of the 2013 iNACOL Innovator Awards were announced Sunday evening at the iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium in Orlando, FL. The awards are presented annually by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) and recognize innovative learning practices, cutting edge research and individual achievement in the field of...

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....

2013-10-22 23:23:32

Silverback Learning Solutions, an educator-founded technology company and developer of Mileposts™, a results-driven student achievement solution installed in schools K-12 nationwide, today announces that Mileposts will be implemented in Massachusetts' Southbridge School District public schools, led by respected superintendent Basan (Buzz) Nembirkow. Silverback Learning Solutions also announces distribution partnerships with Southern Worcester Collaborative (SWCEC) and Collaborative...