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Why Is the Integration of VR in Education Inevitable?

Why Is the Integration of VR in Education Inevitable?

Modern technologies are developing at a terrific speed, but most of them enhance comfort, safety, and efficiency in practice. For example, virtual and augmented reality (VR / AR) technology can be used for learning in schools, universities, and enterprises. To…

South University Announces Online Contact Tracing Course for the Public (No Charge)

South University Announces Online Contact Tracing Course for the Public (No Charge)

South University announces that it will now offer a Contact Tracing course (at no charge) to fight to contain COVID-19. Agencies across the country are focused on combating the pandemic and need support to expand their workforce to conduct contact-tracing…

After Cancelling Its Year-at-Sea Program for 2020-21, Boarding School Offers Enrollment in Switzerland

After Cancelling Its Year-at-Sea Program for 2020-21, Boarding School Offers Enrollment in Switzerland

A+ World Academy, upon cancellation of its year at sea program for the 2020-2021 school year, has partnered with Leysin American School in Switzerland, to offer enrollment opportunities for those interested or already enrolled for the 2020-2021 school year. Safety…

Reinventing Higher Education: How Transcontinental University is Transforming the Learning Experience

Reinventing Higher Education: How Transcontinental University is Transforming the Learning Experience

The value of higher education has been in question over the last few decades. Along with its increasing costs, the adequacy for the working environment of graduates’ skills has been questioned by many companies. In business education, the advancement of…

Akholi Launching Universal Education Platform, Giving Cost Effective Education to All Children in the World

Akholi Launching Universal Education Platform, Giving Cost Effective Education to All Children in the World

New technologies such as artificial intelligence, automation, and robotics will make most jobs that do not require an education obsolete over the next 20 years. Billions of young people around the world do not have access to the education they…

LSI Partners With CASEL

LSI Partners With CASEL

Learning Sciences International (LSI) and the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) have formed a national partnership to improve access to real-time, observable data that supports implementation of social and emotional learning (SEL). Through this partnership, they are…

Orlando Magic and Florida Blue Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Baskets for Books Program With a Virtual Children's Book

Orlando Magic and Florida Blue Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Baskets for Books Program With a Virtual Children's Book

In a continuing effort to develop lifelong learners through literacy and education, the Orlando Magic and Florida Blue are teaming up to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Baskets for Books program by offering a virtual children's book: STUFF & SUNNY Take…

The Power of Student Teams Awarded IPPY 2020 Bronze Medal

The Power of Student Teams Awarded IPPY 2020 Bronze Medal

Learning Sciences International (LSI) announced that one of its bestselling titles, The Power of Student Teams: Achieving Social, Emotional, and Cognitive Learning in Every Classroom Through Academic Teaming won a bronze medal from the Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Education Commentary/Theory…

International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) Form Global Chorus to Salute Frontline Workers

International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) Form Global Chorus to Salute Frontline Workers

In a spirit of international unity and a gesture of immeasurable gratitude, International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) employees from all around the world came together to inspire, uplift and encourage those serving at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic. Scores…

Act® Improvement of +14 Points in Reading and +7 Points in English Lands Homeschooled Senior, Garrison Lowery, a 25 Act® Composite Score

Act® Improvement of +14 Points in Reading and +7 Points in English Lands Homeschooled Senior, Garrison Lowery, a 25 Act® Composite Score

Speaking with student Garrison Lowery, one immediately hears resounding drive and motivation in his voice. Then you learn this is a young man with Cerebral Palsy (CP) who is homeschooled and in pursuit of great things, which includes going to…

Connection, Creativity and Experience: Waldorf Education

Connection, Creativity and Experience: Waldorf Education

Educating through “Head, Heart and Hands” has been a hallmark of Waldorf educators for decades. The idea behind the phrase is that learning should involve the whole human being and be based on relevant and multi-sensory experiences that engage and…

Gurnick Academy Students Answer the Call to Fight COVID-19

Gurnick Academy Students Answer the Call to Fight COVID-19

After the San Mateo County Health Department declared a need, Gurnick Academy students are stepping up and answering the call to fight COVID-19. As part of a County-deployed Medical Task Force, more than 20 vocational nurse and medical assistant students are volunteering…

Teens Train in 'Tools 2 Thrive' for Mental Health Month and Beyond

Teens Train in 'Tools 2 Thrive' for Mental Health Month and Beyond

Bay Area high school students in the Pulse Ambassador Program, produced by UpLevel Works, are learning and sharing “Tools 2 Thrive” to cope with sheltering in place during May 2020 Mental Health Awareness Month. While the #tools2thrive outreach campaign highlights…

Winsor Learning Launches First-of-Its-Kind Subscription Service for Online Professional Development in Reading Instruction

Winsor Learning Launches First-of-Its-Kind Subscription Service for Online Professional Development in Reading Instruction

Winsor Learning, the nation’s leading expert and provider of science-based reading instruction for students, today launched WINSTRUCTION®, a pioneering new subscription service providing online, on-demand professional development and peer-to-peer networking opportunities for educators and others who provide reading instruction to…

Huntington Learning Center Expands Virtual Tutoring Offerings to Include a La Carte Homework Help

Huntington Learning Center Expands Virtual Tutoring Offerings to Include a La Carte Homework Help

Today, Huntington Learning Center, the nation's leading tutoring and test prep provider, is expanding its virtual tutoring programs to include a formalized homework help offering. This new service will enable students to get on-demand help with their daily homework assignments…

Free Online Program to Help Protect Kids From Predators

Free Online Program to Help Protect Kids From Predators

The FBI has warned that, as a result of COVID-19, “children will have an increased online presence that puts them at an inadvertent risk.” The 50,000 predators online at a given moment will have increased opportunities to take advantage of…

Campbell Hall Prints 3D Masks and Face Shields for Medical Community

Campbell Hall Prints 3D Masks and Face Shields for Medical Community

When Campbell Hall, a K-12 independent school in Studio City, CA, had to close its campus amid growing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the school’s science teachers decided to put their collective knowledge to work in a venture…

4 Interesting career opportunities with an international health management degree

4 Interesting career opportunities with an international health management degree

With extra-ordinary technological advancements in the fields of medicine and healthcare, the healthcare management industry is booming and generating diverse career options. The advancements have created the need for new career roles such as IT director in a healthcare set-up…

WEDU PBS Launches At-Home Learning Collection in Response to COVID-19, School Closures

WEDU PBS Launches At-Home Learning Collection in Response to COVID-19, School Closures

As many schools and districts across Florida cancel classes beyond spring break to lessen the spread of COVID-19, WEDU PBS is joining other Florida PBS stations to support at-home learning for students by delivering a new weekday television schedule of educational…

Down Dog is Offering Free Access to All Its Health and Fitness Apps to Students and Teachers Until July 1, 2020

Down Dog is Offering Free Access to All Its Health and Fitness Apps to Students and Teachers Until July 1, 2020

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, Down Dog, the highest-rated app for practicing yoga at home, announced that it is offering free and total access to all its health and fitness apps to students and teachers until July 1, 2020. …

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