Streamlining the Data-Integration Process for Schools

Frederick, MD (USA), April 2015 - Regent Education has announced a strategic partnership with N2N Services to streamline data-integration processes and reduce the time needed to bring schools live on Regent's industry-leading financial aid management solution, Regent 8. The partnership will leverage N2N's integration cloud to create Student Information System (SIS) adapters that streamline the implementation process, enabling institutions to recognize the return on investment of Regent 8 in less time. » MORE

News in Slow ...

Italian for Beginners Language Theatre

Cambridge, MA (USA), March 2015 - The makers of News in Slow Italian announce the release of Italian for Beginners Language Theatre, a comprehensive program that teaches Italian grammar, vocabulary, and conversation in the form of theatrical dialog. » MORE

Read to Succeed

Mobile Stories for Local Language Reading

Washington, D.C. (USA), February 2015 - A mobile storytelling project that will bring reading to Zambian children, who often have no access to books at home, is one of fourteen winners of a literacy-innovation competition by the U.S. Agency for International Development. Developed by Creative and called Makhalidwe Wathu, the mobile storytelling project will be integrated into the Agency's current Read to Succeed program in Zambia. » MORE

K-12 Schools

More Than 13 Million Computing Devices Installed

Stamford, CN (USA), January 2015 - According to newly published research from Education Market Research (EMR)/Simba Information, more than thirteen million computing devices were installed in elementary and secondary schools in the U.S. in 2014. Of these devices, seventeen percent were tablets. This is one of several key findings from "The Complete K-12 Report: Market Facts & Segment Analyses, 17th edition", a new market-research report published by EMR/Simba. » MORE

Video Content

From the Newsroom to the Classroom

Berlin (GER), December 2014 - The power of footage to convey events and ideas with immediacy and impact has been clear since the advent of celluloid. Film can convey the emotional, the extraordinary, and the complex so succinctly that it makes them an ideal resource for teachers seeking to inspire their students. Over the last fifteen years ITN Source has established a solid partnership with Discovery Education (formerly Espresso Education) to deliver video content that can then be applied for an educational purpose and delivered straight to the classroom. » MORE


Canadian Students to Learn Digital Safety Strategies

Markham, ON (CA), November 2014 - Intel Security, in partnership with Discovery Education, the provider of digital content and professional development, have announced the Intel® Security Digital Safety Program, a three-year education initiative designed to teach children to "Think Before You Link" and make safer decisions when using the Internet. The first and only Discovery Education-supported initiative focusing on cybersecurity education, the Intel Security Digital Safety Program will equip educators, students, and parents with the tools they need to be confident, safe digital citizens. » MORE


New Playbook to Expand P-TECH Schools Nationwide

Albany, NY (USA), November 2014 - With the IBM P-TECH model gaining ground, IBM, together with many P-TECH schools and the City University of New York (CUNY), have introduced a new digital playbook. The tool makes publicly available a formula that is reinventing high school in the United States and preparing students to enter the workforce with marketable skills that many employers now require. » MORE

Learner-Generated Video

The Power of Peer-to-Peer Interaction

Dr. Paula Laurel JacksonBerlin (GER), November 2014 - Kiddify is a young project of Dr. Paula Laurel Jackson, who worked as an educational consultant. But before this, she performed as a concert pianist, offered arts-based classes to children in schools, and created out-of-school creative camps. Her most recent research projects explored the "pupil voice", the influence of digital media on children around the world and the potential of peer interaction on learning outcomes. As a result, she founded Kiddify and brings this experience to ONLINE EDUCA Berlin on 05 December 5 2014, in the session "Video Educa" from 11:45 to 13:15. » MORE

To Activate the Brain

History Presented through a Game

BoÅ¡tjan KerncCerklje na Gorenjskem (SI), November 2014 - BoÅ¡tjan Kernc is a teacher of history, Slovene language and literature, and journalism at a primary school. As a daily user of many different learning materials, he is aware of eLearning possibilities, but remains skeptical about the benefits of existent e-materials, particularly in humanistic studies. As a result, he is constantly on the lookout for new approaches - active and playful serious games. He will present the "French Revolution, Animated Serious Game" at OEB on 05 December 2014 from 14:30 to 15:45 in session IMM52. » MORE

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MathMovesU Middle School Scholarship Program

Waltham, MA (USA), October 2014 - Raytheon Company is calling for submissions to its 2014-15 MathMovesU® Middle School Scholarship and Grant Program. To participate, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students nationwide are invited to illustrate the importance of math in the world around them. » MORE