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The Self-Governed Success of Non-Formal Education

The Self-Governed Success of Non-Formal Education

By WebProNews Staff December 11, 2014

Commissioned News Story (Source: Bircham International University) Non-formal education can provide students with a quality education, despite being an unregulated industry. It’s regulated by its students, and provides opportunity to those who would otherwise have an opportunity to have an …

Google Webmaster Academy Expands To More Languages Google Webmaster Academy Expands To More Languages

Google launched Webmaster Academy in 2012 as a way to help small businesses improve their web and Google presence through education about various webmaster topics. It even added Panda update guidance at one point. Last year, Google expanded the offering …

Katy Perry Opens Up About One of Her Biggest Regrets

Katy Perry is an accomplished singer with a successful career. However,┬ámany fans may not know the road she traveled to chase her dreams. At the age of 15, the Teenage Dream singer actually dropped out of high school. Although she …

Katy Perry Bummed About Her Education

Global pop superstar Katy Perry has sold out tours and penned songs that topped the charts, but she still has one small regret that she wishes she could change. Perry recently told Yahoo! that she wished she had had a …

Katy Perry: Church Upbringing Ruined Her Education

Katy Perry is successful by most measures. She is certainly a celebrity. She has hit songs, She has money and recognition. But Katy Perry carries a concern that she is not very well educated, or at least not as well …

A New Enterprise Social Media Education Program A New Enterprise Social Media Education Program

Hootsuite has launched a new Custom Education program aimed at helping enterprise businesses address what it refers to as the “growing skills gap,” and accelerate their social media success. A spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews, “According to Altimeter, while …

Mark Zuckerberg Gives $120M to Bay Area Schools Mark Zuckerberg Gives $120M to Bay Area Schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that he and his wife, pediatric resident Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to improve Bay Area schools. The money will go to Zuckerberg’s Startup:Education fund, which he set up back in 2010 …

LeVar Burton Works to Bring Back ‘Reading Rainbow’

If you remember the days of LeVar Burton hosting the PBS show Reading Rainbow, then your childhood was awesome. Unfortunately, most of the kids in elementary school now can’t say the same, and Burton is looking to change that. Burton …

Angry Birds Is Coming To The Classroom Angry Birds Is Coming To The Classroom

Angry Birds is a cultural phenomenon that has earned itself fans young and old thanks to its simple yet charming mobile games. Now the Finnish developer behind the series wants to do what any popular game franchise does once it …

Teacher Fired After Telling Kids to Attack Student

A middle school teacher in St. Lucie County, Florida was fired just over a year after being accused of ordering a group of students to beat up another student. The attack was caught on a surveillance video, which shows the …

Google-Backed Renaissance Learning Gets Acquired Google-Backed Renaissance Learning Gets Acquired

One of the first three companies to get money from Google Capital announced today that it is being acquired. Learning analytics company Renaissance Learning will be acquired by Hellman & Friedman for $1.1 billion. Google announced the launch of Google …

Dodge Viper Ordered to be Destroyed by Chrysler

Last month, every car enthusiasts’ hearts were broken as news was reported that a sinkhole had swallowed eight Corvettes at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Unfortunately, the nightmare for car aficionados everywhere has yet to end. A …

Read Across America: The Dr. Seuss Connection

If you didn’t know, today is National Read Across America Day. It is a day meant to encourage children to read and to even dare to develop a love of reading. Parents are encouraged to take the time to read …

Parents Outraged After Kids’ Lunches Are Thrown Away
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Parents of students attending Uintah Elementary School in Salt Lake City, Utah were furious to learn that their kids’ lunches were taken by cafeteria workers. Up to 40 students had their lunch trays taken from them because they had balances …

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Tab Designed For Students Samsung Unveils Galaxy Tab Designed For Students

As the tablet market matures in the U.S., manufacturers will have to start looking for alternative revenue streams. Apple has already demonstrated that education is a sure fire way to increase sales of tablets with schools all over the nation …

Video Games Don't Turn Your Brain To Mush

I, like many children who grew up in the 80s and 90s, spent a lot of time playing video games. We could have spent those hours outside, but we instead chose to stay inside trying to save the princess or …

President Obama Challenges Americans To Learn Code President Obama Challenges Americans To Learn Code
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Ever since the dawn of computing, computer programming has always been a subject that has been heavily influenced by math and science. Just the thought of programming, where a person sits in front of a computer staring at lines and …