Classroom Sessions

Why Synchronous Learning Is the Latest Thing in eLearning

Maidenhead (UK), August 2021 - How do the latest learning management systems allow for eLearning to blend in with the classroom? When educationalists talk about synchronous learning, they generally are referring to a classroom event during which the tutor will display information to the group, and the learning is experienced together. This leads to group exercises, teacher feedback, and all the good things that come from people interacting in a learning setting. "You can't just learn from books" is the age old mantra.


Free Platform

CanopyLAB Launches TeacherLAB

Copenhagen (DK), September 2020 - CanopyLAB has launched TeacherLAB, a free interactive learning platform exclusively for teachers by teachers. Through TeacherLAB you will have access to 40+ courses designed to empower you to master new digital tools, online pedagogy, and relationships with students and parents - and offer the support of a global network of teachers.



Blended Learning in School Education

Brussels (BE), August 2020 - A document on blended learning in school education written by the European Commission in consultation with representatives of ministries of education was published in July. It explores the pedagogical opportunities and challenges of a blended learning model and highlights key considerations that policymakers and schools may reflect on when planning to combine in-school and distance learning in their particular contexts.


National Geographic

World's First Open Air Augmented Reality Planetarium

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Glen Sutton, Quebec (CA), July 2018  - Au Diable Vert Station Montagne is excited to announce the creation of the world's first open air augmented reality planetarium "ObservEtoiles", which launched in June. Combining the technology of several cutting-edge companies from around the globe, this innovative new activity is sure to be one of the most novel and intriguing additions to Canadian tourism.


Atlantis Group

To Improve Aid to Tackle a Global Education Crisis

London (UK), November 2017 - An expert group of former education ministers and heads of government, including former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and former UK Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan, has written an open letter to G20 heads of government calling for international education aid to be enshrined in law to combat a global education crisis.


Language Learning

Rosetta Stone in Eastern Europe

Harry TubbenFrankfurt (GER), April 2017 - (by Harry Tubben, Business Development Central Europe) Rosetta Stone has been helping people all around the world learn a new language for more than 25 years. In Eastern Europe in particular, users include both businesses and education institutions looking to implement language-learning programs. 


Teachers' Unions

Focused on Plight of Refugee Children's Education

Brussels (BE), November 2015 - From Europe to the United States, teachers' unions are urging their governments both to welcome more refugees and to ensure that schools open their doors to make quality education available to refugee children. » MORE

Asia Tops

Biggest Global School Rankings

Pisa (I), May 2015 - The biggest-ever global school rankings have been published, with Asian countries in the top five places and African countries at the bottom. Singapore heads the table, followed by Hong Kong. The UK is in 20th place, among higher-achieving European countries, with the US in 28th. » MORE

Social Media

National Coalition of Education Associations

Los Angeles, CA (USA), May 2015 - A broad coalition of national education associations, advocates, and social-media influencers have launched the Break the Code of Silence Campaign. The initiative encourages educators to fill a perceived void in education-media coverage by self-reporting stories of the positive things happening daily in American schools. » MORE


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

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


Personalized Learning Environments for Students

Washington, DC (USA), July 2014 - The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) congratulates the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for taking positive action to modernize the E-Rate program for U.S. schools and libraries and driving change for the public good in expanding access to broadband for our nation's students. » MORE

Higher Education

Partner to Support the Use of Digital Content

Washington, DC (USA), May2014 - Blackboard Inc. and Discovery Education have announced a powerful new partnership supporting the integration of digital content into university and community-college courses nationwide. Through the partnership, higher-education faculty and students can now access Discovery Education's dynamic digital media through Blackboard's teaching and learning environment and on their mobile devices. In addition, the two companies are building a K-12 focused integration with plans to launch later this year. » MORE