Online Education News

E-MAIL COURSES HELP SHARPEN STUDENT WRITING SKILLS

Providing students with the flexibility to take courses strictly by e-mail, the University for Writers has developed a Web site, www.universityforwriters.com, to help students of all ages become better writers. The courses feature one-on-one communication through e-mail with teachers who engage and challenge students to gain a better understanding of their strengths and weaknesses, while solidifying their knowledge of various aspects of writing, including grammar and story structure.

BRAINPOP OFFERS NEW SUBSCRIPTION; EXPANDS WITH SPANISH SITE

BrainPOP (www.brainpop.com) has announced a new subscription package that combines school and BrainPOPhome access to all of the company’s animated K-12 educational movies, quizzes, and activities. The 12-month school/home access subscription is now being offered for an introductory rate of $1,350 for a single school site.  In addition, BrainPOP has recently released a Spanish version of its site at www.brainpop.com/es, which will be free for an undetermined period of time.

This article originally appeared in the 12/01/2005 issue of THE Journal.

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