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2014-09-18 20:23:34

Sept. 18 event highlights collaboration with Long Island University to expand Sanford Harmony Program; Sanford Institute of Philanthropy Symposium Scheduled for Nov. 19 SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National University, the 2(nd) largest private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California, announces the grand opening of the Sanford Education Center and the national expansion of research-based initiatives aimed at empowering nonprofit leaders,...

2014-09-16 23:14:12

CompuHigh online high school used Khan Academy’s “You Can Learn Anything” campaign as a launching point for a school-wide discussion about perseverance, the role of praise, and the mastery learning process. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 CompuHigh online high school recently joined the “You Can Learn Anything” movement launched by Khan Academy. The goal of this movement is to “help people realize they can build up their intelligence by embracing the struggle of learning.”...

2014-09-16 23:02:27

The settlement for insurance policy limits was reached September 10th. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The child molestation victim lawyers at Estey Bomberger have obtained a $3 million settlement for students who, according to case documents, were allegedly sexually abused by their Spanish teacher at a private school in San Diego. The victims were allegedly in elementary school when they were touched inappropriately from 2008-2010. The name of the defendant in the case remains...

Teachers Quitting Due To High-stakes Testing, Declining Pay And Benefits, Lack Of Voice
2014-09-12 03:39:35

Michigan State University Contrary to popular opinion, unruly students are not driving out teachers in droves from America’s urban school districts. Instead, teachers are quitting due to frustration with standardized testing, declining pay and benefits and lack of voice in what they teach. So finds a Michigan State University education scholar – and former high school teacher – in her latest research on teacher turnover, which costs the nation an estimated $2.2 billion a year....

2014-09-11 08:31:59

LONDON, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TES Global - the largest network of teachers in the world with over six million registered teachers - has announced a significant investment in Barton Woodhead Education Ltd. - developers of Diagnostic Questions (http://www.DiagnosticQuestions.com), a website that allows teachers to create and share 'hinge' questions that instantly identify student misconceptions in maths. Company Quotes and Insights "Diagnostic...

2014-09-11 08:25:42

The new program explores educational reform and other issues U.S. educators are facing NEW YORK, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and television heavyweight ITN Productions and Lincoln Square Productions have teamed up to create an in-depth news program exploring the impact of U.S. education reform initiatives, such as teacher evaluation and implementation of college- and career-ready standards, rapid...

2014-09-08 12:32:37

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based in Austin Texas, Lessons.com (http://lessons.com) is debuting their marketplace today with the mission to connect students with local teachers in sports, music, academia and performing arts. Right away, Lessons.com has been able to gain traction across the country with over 700 teachers applying in 90 cities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142248 "Teachers are really kind of flocking to us," CEO, Tom Grupa...

2014-09-05 23:07:37

Aspiring yoga teachers from around the world are booking their slots for the training that will take place in Dharamshala Dharamshala, India (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 From October 6, 2014, Siddhi Yoga will open its 8th intake of yoga teacher training of the year in McLeodganj, Dharamshala. The booking started a while ago and now only a few seats are available. Yoga practitioners, from all over the world, who want to join a comprehensive, yet affordable yoga teacher training program must...

2014-09-05 16:24:22

BEVERLY, Mass., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Developmental Teaching, LLC today announces the launch of Tapcin (www.TAPCIN.com), a new web-based software application that makes creating lesson plans and tracking progress easy, efficient and convenient, allowing teachers to spend more quality time with students. Tapcin turns the traditional lesson planning process from tedious to simple, fun, and powerful with an easy-to-use template that can incorporate Common Core State Standards if...

2014-09-04 23:13:02

With the added pressure for educators to meet the new requirements of the Common Core Standards, Story Cove LLC is releasing a new Classroom Version for Kindergarten through 2nd Grade. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 This fall Story Cove is pleased to announce a new subscription service for schools with online access to an award winning collection of 22 highly engaging stories from the world’s great oral traditions. Each whimsical folktale features Animation, Read-Along and...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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