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Walch Education, a leading publisher of educational materials, has announced the publication of "Hands-On Science: Introduction to Biotechnology." This latest addition to the acclaimed "Hands-On Science" series opens the door to biotechnology’s many applications in agriculture, environmental protection, medicine, and manufacturing. - April 07, 2010
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) has given approval to Walch Education to print its books on SFI-certified paper. “This is a huge step for us,” notes Chuck Thomas, Walch Education’s Vice President of Operations. “We received SFI certification earlier this year, ensuring... - November 12, 2009
Walch Education, a leading developer and publisher of secondary educational materials, has launched www.walchmaryland.com. The new website focuses on Walch Education's programs and partnerships in the state of Maryland. "I'm extremely excited to have this platform for our offerings," says... - November 12, 2009
At the recent annual conference of the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (www.ncctm.org), educational publisher Walch Education unveiled the first installment of its partnership with North Carolina educators: Foundations of Algebra. The program is designed for students who are challenged... - November 12, 2009
Clarke County, Georgia, saw a 12.8% rise in 8th grade state test results after using a new mathematics program from Walch Education this past summer. Originally developed in partnership with Cobb County, Georgia Academic Support Program Comprehensive Mathematics, Grade 8, (Georgia Math) is a complete... - November 12, 2009
Walch Education, a leading developer and publisher of secondary educational materials, has announced that its Georgia Academic Support Program for English/Language Arts, High School, now incorporates The Lexile® Framework for Reading. The measurements indicate the appropriateness of the material... - October 15, 2009
Walch Education, a leading developer and publisher of secondary educational materials, has just published Thinking Critically About Video Games & Virtual Worlds. The title is the latest addition to the 9-book Media Literacy series. Thinking Critically About Video Games & Virtual Worlds is authored by Peyton Paxson, a professor who specializes in how different media impact our lives. - October 15, 2009
Walch Education, a leading developer and publisher of secondary educational materials, has announced that its new title, Hands-On Science: Forensics, has been positively reviewed by the National Science Teacher Association (NSTA). In its recent recommendation, the NSTA noted that "Hands-On Science:... - October 15, 2009
Walch Education, a leading developer and publisher of secondary educational materials, has launched www.walchgeorgia.com. The new website focuses on Walch Education's programs and partnerships in the state of Georgia. "I'm extremely excited to have this platform for our offerings," says Andrea... - October 15, 2009
Walch Education, a leading developer and publisher of secondary educational materials, has published the Academic Support Program for English Language Arts, NY State Regents Prep. The program improves educational performance by focusing on vocabulary, reading comprehension, composition, and test-taking strategies. - October 15, 2009
Rorye Jordon, an experienced educator and trainer, has joined Walch Education as Regional Partnership Manager in Maryland. Jordon will work closely with schools and school districts throughout Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. - October 15, 2009
Walch Education, a leading publisher of educational materials, has announced the publication of Hands-On Science: Forensics. The new title targets middle- and high-school students and may be ordered at www.walch.com. The latest addition to the acclaimed Hands-On Science series studies the science behind... - May 29, 2009
April is National Poetry Month. In 2009, Walch Education celebrates with a new, free, downloadable lesson plan: “Outsider” Poet Kay Ryan Goes from Poetry Club Reject to Poet Laureate. The six-page lesson plan is available free at www.walch.com/teachable_moments.php. - April 16, 2009
"16 MORE Extraordinary Hispanic Americans" is the latest addition to the acclaimed "Extraordinary Americans" series. Hi-lo readers developed for middle- and high-school students, "Extraordinary Americans" titles combine a manageable reading level with engaging content. "16 MORE Extraordinary Hispanic Americans" profiles, among others, Bill Richardson, Alex Rodriguez, Carlos Santana, Gloria Estefan, and 12 others. - February 20, 2009
"Steps to Independent Living," newly published by Walch Education, is the third edition of the best-selling series. It helps life skills students navigate the sometimes-challenging tasks of adulthood, from using money wisely to finding and setting up a home and staying healthy. The series includes 6 titles and a Teacher Guide, and is available through www.walch.com. - February 20, 2009
Walch Education, a leading publisher of educational materials, has announced the publication of 16 More Extraordinary African Americans. The new title is targeted for middle- and high-school students. It has been released to coincide with Black History Month (February). Regularly priced at $23.99, it... - January 11, 2009
Walch Education, a leading publisher of educational materials, has announced that it has signed an agreement with the St. Croix School District of the U.S. Virgin Islands. The agreement calls for Walch to develop and provide customized Academic Support Programs (ASPs) for approximately 700 special education... - June 27, 2008
Walch Education had three titles nominated, and each won in their respective categories. - June 14, 2008
Educational publisher Walch Education has announced a new release: "What’s Next: A Simulation of Adult Life Stages." Authored by Heidi Retzer and Dan Heisdorf, What’s Next? was developed for middle- and high-school students, or special education classes, with a focus on life-skills,... - May 25, 2008
Walch Education has just released Dialogue, Discussion, and Debate: Social Studies and Dialogue, Discussion, and Debate: Science. The two volumes help middle- and high-school teachers to take advantage of current and historical controversies in social studies and science, bringing the conversation into... - May 23, 2008
The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) has announced that three Walch Education titles have been nominated as finalists in the annual recognition of Distinguished Achievement Awards. The AEP’s Distinguished Achievement Awards recognize the best educational materials—such as books,... - April 10, 2008
Walch Education has just released Station Activities for Mathematics, a three-book set for students in grades 6, 7, and 8. The books allow students to learn mathematics by solving problems, communicating, and reasoning with one another in small groups. Each book contains 20 activity sets addressing... - February 28, 2008
The Florida Department of Education has announced that the Florida Academic Support Program for English Language Arts, Grades 9–12, has been officially adopted by the state’s Office of Instructional Materials and is now available through the Florida School Book Depository. The Florida Academic... - February 28, 2008
Walch Education has just released the four-volume series Real-Life Science: Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Earth Science. Each book gives high school students a real-world context for key science concepts. What questions do students ask about science? How can science relate to everyday life? Each... - February 03, 2008
The latest release by Walch Education is a two-book series that gets to the roots of adolescent literacy issues. Critical Literacy: Making Inferences and Critical Literacy: Figurative Language target students’ reading skills in grades 6-12. Why do struggling learners have trouble reading? Contrary... - January 20, 2008
Walch Publishing celebrates the diversity and accomplishments of Americans of all types with 8 new books for grades 6-12, "16 Extraordinary Americans." The series focuses on Americans with disabilities, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans, American women, entrepreneurs, and young Americans, each book showcasing 16 extraordinary individuals. - November 28, 2007
Walch Publishing, the educational publisher located in Portland, Maine, has announced a deal to print and distribute one of their leading series in South Korea. The series, "Daily Warm-Ups," will have nine titles published and distributed by IAM Books, a leading Korean firm. - November 14, 2007
Walch Publishing, based in Portland, Maine, has just published the 2nd edition of "16 Extraordinary Native Americans." Part of the eight-book "16 Extraordinary Americans" series, this insightful book builds reading comprehension skills for students in grades 6-12, while introducing them to influential contemporary and historical Native Americans. - October 27, 2007
Walch Publishing has released a new series for high-school students, Expeditions in Your Classroom: Geometry and Expeditions in Your Classroom: English Language Arts. This two-book series engages students by having them solve real-world problems that reinforce basic math skills and English concepts and... - October 20, 2007
Walch Publishing, based in Portland, Maine, has partnered with Boston’s Museum of Science and Tufts University to launch "Building Math," a new program that teaches middle-school students algebra by having them solve problems in exotic locations. - October 17, 2007
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