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2014-08-27 23:14:19

High Cost of College Textbooks Inspired Creation of Program to Comparison Shop on 40 Websites Colleyville, TX (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 When Christian Genco of Colleyville, Texas discovered that textbooks for his first college semester would cost more than $1,000, he was shocked. He then spent 2 days searching online for better prices for his books and was able to save a few hundred dollars. The next semester, he wrote a program to do the shopping for him and with the click of a button, he...

2014-08-25 08:25:40

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PreK-12 publishing market is in the midst of reinventing itself. The large traditional publishers, accustomed to the instructional materials industry being built around the textbook, are going through business-altering restructuring as they work to reposition themselves for the future. The PreK-12 market shows signs of growth for instructional materials, which generated sales of $8 billion, up 2.1% from 2012, on rejuvenating demand...

2014-08-19 12:25:34

OBERLIN, Ohio, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the cost of a year's worth of required course materials averaging $638*, college students constantly seek ways to save money when it comes to textbooks. But they may risk not getting the materials they need to succeed in time for the start of classes by purchasing online or forgoing books for the semester altogether. The college store is a reliable source for textbooks, providing the most value for a student's textbook-buying...

2014-08-14 23:05:01

Company to Address Innovation in Course Materials, Helping Educators Keep Pace with Technological Advances and Student Demands Melville, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Ambassador Education Solutions, experts in powering course materials management and delivery for higher education institutions, has been invited by the Kentucky Association of Career Colleges & Schools (KACCS) to speak at its 2014 Educational Conference and Annual Meeting. Ambassador brings decades of experience helping...

2014-08-07 12:25:39

College stores exist to support the academic missions of their schools OBERLIN, Ohio, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There are many misconceptions circulating today about college course materials and the campus bookstore: It's too expensive to buy or rent your books there... students pay $1,200 annually for their textbooks... you'll pay full price at the store no matter what... digital resources aren't available... buying or renting from an online retailer is easier and...

2014-07-24 04:21:01

LONDON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Russian London-based entrepreneur and language teacher has branched out with the launch of his second textbook aimed at international business-people and students learning Russian. 'The Story Provocation: for learners of the Russian language (yes, yes, and for you too!)' - "Rasskaz-provokatsiya" in Russian - is Ignaty Dyakov's second unconventional language textbook. It follows the continuing story of George, a Guadeloupean...

2014-07-08 23:09:38

Schoolfy.com lets teachers find, create and share dynamic lessons for free. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The educational technology company Schoolfy has launched a unique lesson-sharing website to help improve education worldwide. A boundary crosser, Schoolfy.com is friendly with social media, email and commercial educational platforms. Essentially Schoolfy gives teachers the power to create “knowledge capsules” within a few minutes. These can be used to share resources...

2014-06-19 23:19:23

Biblioboard will host the innovative new textbook being created jointly by Liverpool University Press, the University of Liverpool Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the University Library. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 BiblioBoard will host the innovative new textbook being created jointly by Liverpool University Press, the University of Liverpool Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the University Library. This project, funded by Jisc, seeks to...

2014-06-10 08:41:18

What YouTube is to videos, Schoolfy is to lessons. Schoolfy knowledge capsules help teachers defeat budget and time constraints. PALO ALTO, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What if ordinary classrooms could access extraordinary learning material - for free? Teachers would save time, students would be more engaged, and education would be more effective. This vision is now reality with Schoolfy's unique knowledge-sharing technology. The Internet company released its beta...

2014-05-22 16:30:01

Teacher Laura Glading-Smith has announced that she has introduced a new high school math textbook that is digital and customizable. The textbook has received many positive reviews, and Laura Glading-Smith believes it will have a very positive impact on student learning gains. TAMPA, Fla., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Teacher Laura Glading-Smith has announced the introduction of a new digital math textbook that is customizable to high school math students. The textbook is an...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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