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AP Exam Preparation Tutoring is Now Available at vRealm

vRealm has expanded their suite of tutoring programs to include AP Exam preparation study. These 8-week courses provide 16 hours of live instruction with a qualified tutor, weekly practice material, and full-length practice tests. AP courses often carry a higher GPA weight in most high schools, meaning an "A" in an AP course will push the student’s GPA up further than a normal course would. By earning college credits through the AP program, students will not have to pay for those same classes. - July 25, 2021 - vRealm Inc.

The Digital Wellness Institute's Leading-Edge Learning Platform Serves the Rapidly Growing Demand for Core Competencies Required for Remote Work and Mental Health

The Digital Wellness Institute's Leading-Edge Learning Platform Serves the Rapidly Growing Demand for Core Competencies Required for Remote Work and Mental Health

With more people increasingly engaged in remote and hybrid work environments, the need for guidance to foster digital wellness is stronger than ever. The Digital Wellness Institute is the go-to resource for workplace executives, mental health practitioners and educators seeking skills to optimize productivity and self-care in the digital age. - July 20, 2021 - Digital Wellness Institute

Autism Fitness Founder Eric Chessen Speaks at Neoteric's TechTalks Webinar

Join the webinar with Eric Chessen speaking about various aspects of running a socially responsible fitness business: from getting started, to scaling up and developing a new business model. Aug. 3, 11:30 EST. - July 18, 2021 - Neoteric

allnurses.com Announces First Ever Live Learning Event "The Keys to Passing NCLEX" Webinar Event, July 20, 2021 at 6 PM EST

allnurses.com Announces First Ever Live Learning Event "The Keys to Passing NCLEX" Webinar Event, July 20, 2021 at 6 PM EST

First time offered: Live learning event designed for recent nursing graduates preparing to take NCLEX or test-takers that have not yet passed NCLEX. Participants will learn to maximize study efforts and focus NCLEX preparation in order to pass the NCLEX exam. Live session will occur on July 20 at 6 PM EST, and registered participants will have access to digital book and recorded materials after event has ended. - July 14, 2021 - allnurses.com, Inc.

iGrad Partners with HBCU Community Development Action Coalition to Offer Student Financial Wellness Platform to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

iGrad Partners with HBCU Community Development Action Coalition to Offer Student Financial Wellness Platform to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

The Historically Black Colleges & Universities Community Development Action Coalition (HBCU CDAC) has partnered with iGrad to launch a financial wellness initiative for students of color. - July 13, 2021 - iGrad

WCA & ICE Present "Learn About Exim Bank & How They Can Help"

ICE Breaker Webinar on July 15 from 3:00 - 3:45 PM - July 06, 2021 - WCA/BCMA

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology Names Senior Executive the College's Eleventh President

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology Names Senior Executive the College's Eleventh President

Trustees of Pennsylvania Institute of Technology, an independent college in Greater Philadelphia, has selected its next President. - June 30, 2021 - Pennsylvania Institute of Technology

District Coaching Offers Virtual Coaching Sessions for Improved Wellbeing

District Coaching Offers Virtual Coaching Sessions for Improved Wellbeing

Life coaching equips clients with advice and counseling for problems that people face in their daily lives. - June 30, 2021 - District Coaching

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Two Models of Acer Chromebook 712 Powered by Intel Processors

Principled Technologies Releases Study Comparing Two Models of Acer Chromebook 712 Powered by Intel Processors

One Chromebook contained an Intel Core i3-10110U processor, while the other had an Intel Celeron 5205U processor. - June 29, 2021 - Principled Technologies, Inc.

Delaware County’s Pennsylvania Institute of Technology (P.I.T.) Awarded $25,000 to Bring Ultrasound Training to Delaware County

Delaware County’s Pennsylvania Institute of Technology (P.I.T.) Awarded $25,000 to Bring Ultrasound Training to Delaware County

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology (P.I.T.), a leader in medical career training was awarded $25,000 by The McLean Contributionship for the acquisition of equipment to launch a two-year degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. P.I.T. will be the first college in Delaware County to offer the region an opportunity to train to become an Ultrasound Technician at the two-year level. - June 28, 2021 - Pennsylvania Institute of Technology

Southwest Tennessee Community College Awarded Veteran’s Education Transition Support Designation

Southwest Tennessee Community College Awarded Veteran’s Education Transition Support Designation

Southwest Tennessee Community College has achieved distinction as a Veteran’s Education Transition Support (VETS) Certified Campus. The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) awarded the college the VETS designation June 21 in recognition of the supportive environment Southwest has... - June 24, 2021 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

New Crowdfunding Platform Caters to Kids and Teens Empowering Young Entrepreneurs to Create the Next Million Dollar Business

New Crowdfunding Platform Caters to Kids and Teens Empowering Young Entrepreneurs to Create the Next Million Dollar Business

KidVisionaries.com wants to teach kids and teens how to be entrepreneurs through crowdfunding. They are offering a free online class, Intro To Crowdfunding - How To Build Your Million Dollar Business, to teach the basics of crowdfunding and to help kids turn their innovative ideas into reality. - June 21, 2021 - KidVisionaries.com

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Shayla Kolheim Selected for Maxine Smith Fellows Leadership Program

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Shayla Kolheim Selected for Maxine Smith Fellows Leadership Program

The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) has selected Shayla Kolheim, director of Grants Development and Management at Southwest Tennessee Community College, to participate in the Class of 2021-22 Maxine Smith Fellows Program. “Ms. Kolheim is truly deserving of this opportunity. She is an... - June 12, 2021 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

Camps International's Real World Studies Programme Wins Innovation Award

Camps International, an award-winning school expedition provider offering educational and impactful trips in Africa, Asia and Latin America, are delighted to announce the ongoing success of their Real World Studies programme (blended learning programme), which has recently won the GoAbroad Online Programming Innovation Winner 2021. - June 12, 2021 - Camps International Limited

J.W. Pepper Takes Music Learning Beyond the Classroom and Into the Future

J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc., the world’s largest sheet music retailer, has announced a new software product that unlocks the potential for music teachers to share copyrighted music with their students legally. The new product is called ePrint Folders, and it works seamlessly with... - June 08, 2021 - J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc.

Redline Communications and Morcom International Provide Unprecedented Wireless Connectivity to Arlington County in Virginia

Redline Communications and Morcom International Provide Unprecedented Wireless Connectivity to Arlington County in Virginia

Redline Communications and Morcom International announced today the installation of Redline’s 3GPP iLTE network in Arlington County, Virginia. This industrial-grade broadband wireless solution utilizes the Citizen Broadband Radio Service or CBRS spectrum and provides improved broadband access and network reliability. - June 08, 2021 - Morcom International

Infosec Institute Brings Award-Winning Cybersecurity Training to Coursera

New partnership provides Infosec Skills courses to more than 82 million learners and 6,000 campuses, businesses and governments. - May 21, 2021 - InfoSec Institutes

Orange Neurosciences Launches World’s Largest Survey on Reading Fluency

Orange Neurosciences is launching the world's largest survey of reading skills through its new app, ReadON Plus. The survey, which is free, will uncover information about reading fluency, grade-level reading levels, executive functioning, and cognitive skills. It will provide a clearer understanding of how people read and how they learn over time. This will provide information to policy-makers to improve learning and to provide the proper interventions. - May 18, 2021 - Orange Neurosciences

Auerbach International Subtitles Inspiring Dalai Lama Documentary in 21 Languages Screened Over Four May-June Weekends

Auerbach International Subtitles Inspiring Dalai Lama Documentary in 21 Languages Screened Over Four May-June Weekends

Global streaming release over four May-June weekends of first-ever, self-narrated movie of Tibet's Dalai Lama, 1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner, non-violence advocate, and inspirational fighter against adversity and obstacles. An oral autobiography, subtitled in 21 languages. - May 14, 2021 - Auerbach International Inc.

AVA Fundamentals of Peripheral Intravenous Vascular Access™ Addresses One of Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for 2021

The Association for Vascular Access and B. Braun Medical Inc. announced the US launch of the first of three online courses that will comprise a free comprehensive curriculum on the placement of peripheral intravenous catheters (PIVCs) that is being offered to pre-licensure medical, nursing, respiratory therapy and other allied healthcare schools. Peripheral vascular harm was named to ECRI’s top 10 patient safety concerns in 2021. The curriculum includes infection prevention and legal issues. - May 07, 2021 - Association for Vascular Access (AVA)

PowerED™ and the Digital Wellness Institute Partner to Deliver Online Digital Wellness Micro-Course

PowerED™ by Athabasca University (AU) and the Digital Wellness Institute (DWI) are proud to announce the launch of a new micro-course, Digital Wellness 101: Optimizing Your Time & Energy. This online and on-demand micro-course launches May 7, 2021, coinciding with Global Digital Wellness... - May 06, 2021 - Digital Wellness Institute

Virtual Anger Management Facilitator Certification

Virtual Anger Management Facilitator Certification

Join Anderson & Anderson's Virtual Training Seminars - May 03, 2021 - Anderson & Anderson

This Innovative Trauma-Informed Training Has Teachers Raving About How It Has Transformed Their Classrooms

This Innovative Trauma-Informed Training Has Teachers Raving About How It Has Transformed Their Classrooms

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are much more common than many realize. Before the pandemic, 1 in 3 children in the U.S. had at least one ACE. Since then we have seen a skyrocket in suicide rates, drug overdoses and addiction, leaving even more children traumatized. Reverse the Adverse is a trauma-informed professional development that teaches urban educators how to better serve students impacted by trauma. Educators have reported seeing an 80% increase in grades in just one semester. - April 30, 2021 - GOAT Educators

Alberto Carvalho Hails Student and Honorees at Be Strong International’s Spring Charity Event 2021

Alberto Carvalho Hails Student and Honorees at Be Strong International’s Spring Charity Event 2021

Introduced by Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Redlands Middle School student William Romero embodied the essence of Be Strong International’s Spring Charity Event on Thursday, April 22 at The Rusty Pelican. The 13-year-old student spoke from the heart... - April 28, 2021 - Be Strong International, Inc.

This Successful Meditation App Aims to Make 100 Million People Experience More Peace

This Successful Meditation App Aims to Make 100 Million People Experience More Peace

The successful Dutch meditation app "Meditation Moments" is being rolled out internationally. Michael Pilarczyk, CEO: "We have proven to be incredibly successful in the Netherlands, so we can now enter the international market, especially the United States. The launch of the international version of our app is an important step towards achieving our mission: to let 100 million people experience a daily moment of peace." - April 26, 2021 - Meditation Moments

Patrick Henry College Ranks Third in Collegiate Mock Trial Among the Nation’s Top Colleges and Universities

Patrick Henry College Ranks Third in Collegiate Mock Trial Among the Nation’s Top Colleges and Universities

The Patrick Henry College Mock Trial program placed third overall in the nation at the 2021 American Mock Trial Association’s (AMTA) National Championship Tournament, missing out on the championship final round by a solitary ballot. More than 6,500 students in 650 teams began the season in... - April 26, 2021 - Patrick Henry College

California High School Students Will Find Inspiration to Lead for Social Impact

California High School Students Will Find Inspiration to Lead for Social Impact

Driven to Lead: A Celebration of Social Good, Action, and Impact is coming up on April 29, 2021. Safety Center will host a virtual leadership event on April 29, 2021 at 4pm to inspire high school students to identify solutions to social problems, reflect on their role in promoting community... - April 20, 2021 - Safety Center

STEERus™ - the Soft Skills Academy – Expands Into the UK and EU with a New Leadership Team

STEERus, home to the world’s first Soft Skills Academy, has expanded into the EU and UK with its new leadership team. The EdTech has an innovative approach to training people in soft skills like empathy, resilience and workplace behaviors to improve individual and corporate success. - April 20, 2021 - STEERus

Critica PPE Creates Online Resource Center for Safe Schools

Online Resource Center Open to all Schools Dealing with In-Person Learning Challenges of COVID-19. - April 14, 2021 - Critica PPE

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Launches iGrad Student Financial Literacy Platform to Staff, Faculty, Students and Parents

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Launches iGrad Student Financial Literacy Platform to Staff, Faculty, Students and Parents

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi - a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Minority Serving Institution (MSI) with nearly 12,000 students - has partnered with iGrad to provide a customized, interactive online and mobile financial wellness platform to TAMUCC faculty, staff, students and parents. The funding for this financial literacy initiative was provided by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. - April 13, 2021 - iGrad

Pioneering Online Theater Company Relaunches as a Live Cinema Studio

Pioneering Online Theater Company Relaunches as a Live Cinema Studio

Remote Studios -- formerly Remote Theater -- to produce live Web teleplays and films featuring actors throughout the world - April 12, 2021 - Remote Theatre

International Digital Wellness Day Will be Celebrated Globally on May 7, 2021

Over 200 digital wellness companies, experts and researchers across the globe will together celebrate the second annual Digital Wellness Day via meaningful virtual gatherings in many locations – including California, New York, Greece, Greece, Dallas, Toronto, London, Italy, Spain, Ireland, India, the Netherlands and Argentina. - April 12, 2021 - Digital Wellness Institute

The Digital Wellness Institute's Groundbreaking Certification Program Leads a New Sector That Addresses the Core Competencies for Remote Work and Mental Health

The Digital Wellness Institute’s certification program is now the go-to resource for workplace executives, mental health practitioners and educators seeking skills to optimize productivity and self-care in the digital age. The program addresses the challenges brought forth by the widespread transition to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic. - April 12, 2021 - Digital Wellness Institute

eCom Scotland’s Experience-based Tips to Promote eLearning Internally

There is growing evidence that the digital learning and assessment specialist eCom Scotland is solving an issue which is as old as eLearning itself: getting learners to enthuse about – and use – eLearning materials. Thanks to guidance from eCom, its clients report that their... - April 01, 2021 - eCom Scotland

Hindi By Reena Announces Hindi-Learning Subscription Service for Kids

Hindi By Reena Announces Hindi-Learning Subscription Service for Kids

Hindi By Reena, the world’s first comprehensive Hindi-learning brand for kids -- has just launched the first-ever Hindi Learning Subscription Service, that teaches kids through Hindi online classes and immersion videos. The program was created by Reena Bhansali, after 10+ years of teaching... - March 30, 2021 - Hindi By Reena

Best Education Websites to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 25th Annual WebAward Competition

Best Education Websites to be Named by Web Marketing Association in 25th Annual WebAward Competition

The Best Education Websites in the world will be named as part of the 25th annual international WebAward Competition for Web site Development at www.webaward.org. - March 30, 2021 - Web Marketing Association

Florida-Based EdTech Startup Formed with Joint Venture Between Two European Technology Companies

MergingMinds International, Oneclick AG and Connect4Success AG join forces to launch EduPortle(TM). - March 25, 2021 - EduPortle

Pandemic and Brexit Prompt Surge in Online Learning and Assessment

Over the last year – faced with COVID-19 and Brexit among other issues - people have become a lot clearer about what matters to them and, therefore, their priorities in work and life. Lockdown has given people time to re-evaluate their lives and reassess their priorities. “At least,... - March 24, 2021 - eCom Scotland

Sunil Ramlall Publishes Research Article on the Relevance of Competency-based Education

Sunil Ramlall is the author of an article on competency-based education. This article examines the practices around Competency-Based Education (CBE) in the U.S. by examining best practices and interviews with leaders at multiple academic institutions to understand strategies being used, identify strengths and opportunities of CBE initiatives. - March 23, 2021 - Sunil Ramlall

Rev. Dr. Dawson Taylor to Give Address for Lancaster Seminary's 196th Commencement

Rev. Dr. Dawson Taylor to Give Address for Lancaster Seminary's 196th Commencement

The Rev. Dr. Dawson B. Taylor, Senior Pastor of Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, Fla., will deliver the commencement address to Lancaster Theological Seminary’s Class of 2021 on Saturday, May 8, at 11:00 a.m. at Church of the Apostles in Lancaster. Naples United Church of Christ is... - March 22, 2021 - Lancaster Theological Seminary

Drug-Free Tennessee Encouraged Sober St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Drug-Free Tennessee has a mission to educate people on the dangers of drug abuse. - March 20, 2021 - Drug Free South

Wisdom Cafe Launches to Provide on Demand Tutoring for K-12 Students

Wisdom Cafe Launches to Provide on Demand Tutoring for K-12 Students

Wisdom Cafe is an on demand app connecting students one on one with credentialed teachers. - March 19, 2021 - Wisdom Cafe

Hecht Trauma Institute Announces Inaugural Webinar:  Cultivating Staff Resilience in Law Enforcement

Hecht Trauma Institute Announces Inaugural Webinar: Cultivating Staff Resilience in Law Enforcement

The Hecht Trauma Institute announces the launch of its inaugural virtual Peace Officer Standards and Training certified course – Cultivating Staff Resilience in Law Enforcement. Live on Zoom, on March 24, 2021. About the Institute: The Hecht Trauma Institute is a global provider of affordable, culturally-sensitive training, research, and consulting, opportunities for professionals and paraprofessionals serving persons affected by trauma. - March 11, 2021 - Hecht Trauma Institute

Increasing Effective Learning in the Public Sector

In the current COVID-19 pandemic influenced – operating conditions, many traditional approaches to learning and development (L&D), including classroom-delivered courses, have been suspended. Providing alternatives, including curated and self-directed online learning, are taking on a new... - March 11, 2021 - eCom Scotland

Wayne State University Offering the Award-Winning iGrad Financial Wellness Platform to Over 25,000 Students

Wayne State University Offering the Award-Winning iGrad Financial Wellness Platform to Over 25,000 Students

Wayne State University partners with iGrad to provide a customized interactive financial education platform to all University students. - March 10, 2021 - iGrad

"Maestro's Magical Music Box," a New, Interactive Children's Series, Comes to Life March 19, 2021 on YouTube

"Maestro's Magical Music Box," a New, Interactive Children's Series, Comes to Life March 19, 2021 on YouTube

An all-new, live action/animated children's web series, Maestro's Magical Music Box, is debuting on YouTube. Season One focuses on much-needed Fine Arts education, and it features broader reach with episodes in Spanish and ASL. Sing-alongs, DIY crafting and magical characters will appeal to families and kids of all ages. - March 06, 2021 - Dream Sweet Films, LLC

STEERus™ Launches the World’s First Soft Skills Academy

STEERus™ Launches the World’s First Soft Skills Academy

STEERus, an emerging edtech, has launched the world’s first Soft Skills Academy to enable students for successful transition from school to work by coaching life skills and workplace competencies. And it's free to all students and educators worldwide. - February 25, 2021 - STEERus

Civil Service Success Prepares Candidates for NYC Civil Services Exam with Comprehensive Classes

Civil Service Success Prepares Candidates for NYC Civil Services Exam with Comprehensive Classes

The civil service exam preparatory service offers offline and online classes to help candidates prepare for firefighter, police, and other NYS civil service exams. - February 19, 2021 - Civil Service Success

CommLab India Tops the List of Top Rapid eLearning Providers for 2021

CommLab India Tops the List of Top Rapid eLearning Providers for 2021

CommLab India, the most sought-after rapid eLearning solutions provider for corporate training, has been ranked first among the top global rapid eLearning content providers for the third time in a row. This achievement is a testimony to its strength in, and commitment to, rapid eLearning design and... - February 18, 2021 - CommLab India

eCom counters COVID-19’s Adverse Effects on Learning and Development

As COVID-19 continues to have a major effect on the UK’s economic activity – encouraging both remote working and remote learning - eCom Scotland is discovering a growing appetite among customers for ready-made eLearning materials. - February 17, 2021 - eCom Scotland

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