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While the web is connected learning, the classroom is distance learning

June 28,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

While some of the opponents lament about the isolation or the distancing that is caused by the web, the educators state that the web actually helps in reconnecting us with nature which is a holistic approach to learning. In fact, the web helps in bringing us closer to the way humans had learned for centuries prior to the print disruption which had truly created isolation and distancing for five centuries. Starting from the first tools made of stones to their first clothing, humans had always augmented these skills with technologies so much so, that our entire civilizations are so structured … (more) June 28, 2011

Using technology to improve education – an opinion

June 22,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

Brent Hill wishes to compliment Matthew King from Sugar-Salem High School, who not only had the understanding but showed courage as well as he stood up to challenge the misinformation that surrounded the state’s education reform bill. The write up which appeared in the Tuesday edition of the newspaper was honest, insightful, and accurate as well. The opponents of the education reform had somehow perpetuated the misinformation that computers would eventually replace teachers, stated Matthew. In his words, that was untrue and it was equivalent to saying that textbooks would replace teachers. He insisted that these were mere tools that … (more) June 22, 2011

Scholarships awarded through imagine america foundation by Grantham University

June 18,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

Grantham University is one of the oldest universities that have delivered accredited online degrees to students who are working and studying. It is a 60-year old institution and has awarded $5,000 by way of scholarships to working students all over the world, through Imagine America Foundation’s Military Award Program. David Harvey from Hickory, NC, Adrian Skinner from Ballston Spa, NY, Danielle Turgeon from Rutland, VT, Martin Arredondo of Springtown, TX, and Jackson of El Paso, TX will each receive a sum of $1,000 by way of scholarships that would be applied to their tuitions at the Grantham University. Since the … (more) June 18, 2011

Improved third quarter results for nobel learning communities

June 14,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

Nobel Learning Communities is one of the leading operators in private preschools, elementary, middle schools, as well as K-12 online distance learning. NLCI has today reported its third quarter financial results of fiscal 2011, which ended on 2nd April, 2011. The net income and the earnings per share had increased during the third quarter by 100% to $2.3 million or to $0.22 per diluted share when compared to $1.2 million or $0.11 per diluted share during the third quarter of the fiscal year 2010. The revenues during the third quarter grew 5% to $63.2 million when compared to $60.2 million … (more) June 14, 2011

‘Shake it up and make it better’ states Angelina Jolie as she complains about the system of education

June 12,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

One may find it hard to believe, but despite the fame and fortune and the rugs and riches, Angelina Jolie faces the regular problems that all other parent’s face, when it comes to bringing up her kids. She stated that she wished that there was a book which parents could read and follow – a book that will give you hints on how to go through the education system in the school and how to customize the education system to suit your children’s needs and interest. This statement was given during an interview with The Independent. Angelina Jolie has 6 … (more) June 12, 2011