Posted by Press Releases | Dec 10, 2010 | Comments 0
New York, NY – R U able 2 rd ths? If so, you get an A+ in SMS (Short Message Service), today’s communication method of choice for our texting and twittering tweens and teens. As this rapid fire messaging language has gained in popularity, however, many educators are questioning whether basic grammar and writing skills are being left behind. Pearson’s Vocabulary Central app is designed to help reinforce these skills in entertaining ways, through interactive songs, trivia games, and flashcards, anytime, anywhere.
Posted by Press Releases | Oct 21, 2010 | Comments 0
New York, NY – Catchy contractions? Acoustic adjectives? Pulsating pronouns? Students get in sync with grammar fundamentals through Grammar Jammers, the first of Pearson’s K-12 learning apps for school kids, created across a variety of mobile platforms. Grammar Jammers offers interactive animated videos to help make mastering the rules of grammar a fun, melodic, and memorable experience for learners anywhere, anytime.
Posted by Press Releases | Oct 08, 2010 | Comments 2
Rancho Cordova, California – Now teachers around the world can use their iPads(TM) to monitor student progress anytime, anywhere with today’s launch of PowerTeacher(TM) Mobile, a free app from Pearson, the global leader in education technology and services. The company developed this first in a series of iPad apps for PowerSchool(R), the most widely used and fastest growing student information system, as part of its overall commitment to leverage emerging technologies to personalize learning for all students.
Posted by Press Releases | Sep 29, 2010 | Comments 0
Martinsville, Virginia – Pearson and the Commonwealth of Virginia today launched the nation’s first-ever complete social studies curriculum for the iPad. Pearson has developed four new iPad Apps plus digital curriculum aligned to the Virginia editions of Pearson’s U.S. History and World History programs for seventh and ninth graders. The new iPad program will be piloted in several schools for 12 weeks beginning November 1 as part of Virginia’s Beyond Textbooks initiative.