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Events and News
SEP
15
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LuV Chinese Product Launch / Using IT to Facilitate Teaching Chinese in Classrooms

Teachers are faced with a common issue of teaching Mandarin with the help of technology. Marshall Cavendish Online, along with Mediacorp, is pleased to be hosting a sharing session cum LuV Chinese product launch to share on the different ways of using IT to facilitate on the teaching of the language in schools. Mdm. Chow Fong Yee, Master Teacher from MOE will be conducting this sharing session. All Primary School Chinese language teachers are encouraged to attend this event.

The details of the events are as follows;
Venue: Chicago Booth University - The House of Tan Yeok Nee Conference Centre
Date: 24 September 2010
Time: 1400-1630

Kindly RSVP for the event here

 
SEP
6
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So Many Resources, So Little Time!





To find out more and register for this workshop, please email to: mcis_tmp_mktg@sg.marshallcavendish.com
 
SEP
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Marshall Cavendish Wishes All Teachers A Happy Teacher's Day

 
AUG
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Marshall Cavendish Online learning portal is now SCORM compliant

We are proud to announce Marshall Cavendish Online's learning portal is now SCORM 2004 certified

SCORM is a set of technical standards which specify how e-learning software should be built. It is the de facto industry standard for e-learning interoperability. Our users will now enjoy greater flexibility while maintaining the same standards of security and stability on our portal.



To learn more about SCORM, please visit http://www.adlnet.gov/Documents/SCORM%20FAQ.aspx
 
JUL
14
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Works by children, for children, at Apple App Store

Marshall Cavendish Online is proud to launch "Ricky Learns to Fly" and "A Crying Dream" iPhone and iPod Touch app on the Apple App Store. "Ricky Learns to Fly" and "A Crying Dream" are both winning entries in the 2009 Budding Writers Project organized by Marshall Cavendish Education to promote works by children, for children.

Selected from hundreds of entries from Primary and Secondary school students, the winning stories had their books published in both print and digital and were available to the public in major bookstores and via Marshall Cavendish website in 2009. Inspire yourself and your child with winning authors' story and illustrations today, available right on your Apple iPhone and iPod Touch.

Buy Ricky Learns to Fly app for US$0.99 from Apple App Store

Buy A Crying Dream app for US$0.99 from Apple App Store

More about Budding Writers Project:
http://www.marshallcavendish.com/education/buddingwriters/
 
MAY
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Creative Writing & Drawing Camp

Marshall Cavendish Education, a sister company of Marshall Cavendish Online, is organising a Creative Writing & Drawing Camp in conjunction with its Budding Writings Project. In it's 11th year now, the Budding Writers Project is a national writing competition open to all Primary and Secondary school students to encourage creativity in both writing and illustration.

Dates & Venue:
Date: 2 June 2010 (Primary 3 & 4)
3 June 2010 (Primary 5 & 6)
Time: 9.00 am – 4.30 pm
Venue: Programme Area (Level 2)
Bishan Public Library, 5 Bishan Place #01-01
Singapore 579841

Programme Outline:
9.00 am – 9.30 am Registration
9.30 am – 12.30 pm The Magic Drawing Board by Mr Joseph Tey, illustrator, Marshall Cavendish International (S) Pte Ltd
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm Lunch Break
1.30 pm – 4.30 pm The Mighty Pen by Ms Ho Lee-Ling, author of children’s books

 Download Creative Writing & Drawing Camp Registration Form

For more information on the Budding Writers Project 2010, please visit:
http://www.marshallcavendish.com/education/buddingwriters/
 
APR
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Budding Writers Project 2010

Since it's inauguration in 1999, the Budding Writers Project has garnered overwhelming response from schools! Through this competition, primary and secondary school students are encouraged to develop their creative writing and artistic skills. Winners will have the unique experience of undergoing the publishing process from editing, designing to sales and marketing. Some of our past winners have also gone on to win other prestigious awards!

Recognising the importance of technology in learning and education today, the books published under this project will also be available in digital format supported by Marshall Cavendish Online!

Look out for the competition collaterals coming your way in April 2010!

For more information, please visit
Website: http://www.marshallcavendish.com/education/buddingwriters
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Budding-Writers-Project/89042789380
 
MAR
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Four Years In A Row

For four consecutive years (2006 - 2009), the LEAD Portal, www.lead.com.sg, stays rooted at the top of the hits list of visits to 'Education - Reference' websites in Singapore. Hitwise, an online competitive intelligence organisation that measures visit counts to websites all over the world revealed this outcome.

This amazing feat would not have been possible without your support and believe in our portal and resources for teaching and learning. Our continual efforts to partner with established textbook publishers including Marshall Cavendish Education and Panpac will create even wider possibilities for our users of the portal.

The Hitwise award is a motivation for us to extend to our schools an even better portal for your educational needs and a testament of our reliability and achievements over the years.

 
NOV
6
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LDMC 2009

The first LEAD Digital Media Competition (LDMC) finally came to a close and the winners were announced during the Prize Presentation Ceremony on November 6, 2009, at Times Centre Multi Purpose Hall.

LEAD is hosting this competition for the first time for schools that participates in our InfoComm club. It was an overwhelming response with over 200 entries, all with heart and passion in their work. It was a tough decision selecting the winners for our judges at LEAD as they were all excellent entries.

After announcing the names of the merit, bronze, silver and kid's choice awards, the highlight of the afternoon was the gold award. Lim Jun Heng from Radin Mas Primary School came out tops among the rest of the contestants and brought home the grand prize of a Hewlett-Packard Mini notebook.

Next year's competition will be more competitive with elements of video and animation included. Of course, bigger and more attractive prizes for the winners!

Winners

Gold Award: Lim Jun Heng — Radin Mas Primary School

Silver Award: Alexandra De Vera Cabatbat — Farrer Park Primary School

Bronze Award: Jamie Teo Xi Min — St Anthony's Primary School

Kid's Choice Award: Damien Lee Khai Jie — Chong Zheng Primary

 
OCT
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LEAD Grat.i.tude 2009

The Grat.i.tude 2009 dinner brought to schools an exciting showcase of LEAD's initiatives and innovation for the year 2010. LEAD launched the Buddy Series, a complete set of pedagogically sound instructional courseware. Developed by educators for the educator, ‘Buddy Series' enable teachers integrated self-directed learning for pupils to achieve the learning outcome of lessons.


A casual & relaxed snapshot along Singapore River

Teachers enjoying themselves during
the event in ACM

 
The launch of Trail Buddy highlighted the evening with demonstrations of the interactive application on the iPhone. Teachers were given the opportunity for a hands-on experience with mobile learning. A call for collaboration was also made to schools to work with LEAD in the development of more learning trails sites.


Teachers engaged in the demonstration
of the iPhone conducted by a LEAD staff

Grand prize of the night awarded by
Mr. Shane Armstrong

 
The presence of Mr. Shane Armstrong, Head of Marshall Cavendish Publishing Group, made the evening at the Asian Civilization Museum of great food and attractive lucky draw prizes a complete one. With the success of Grat.i.tude 2009, and you can expect LEAD to roll out more innovative and interactive events in the near future.

 
JUL
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HITS TOP SPOT AGAIN!

LEAD has done it again... and again!

The Hitwise Singapore Online Performance Awards acknowledge excellence in online performance, by recognising the most visited websites in Singapore, across a range of industries. Based on the Internet usage of approximately 1.5 million Singaporeans visiting 9,700 Singapore-based websites, the Hitwise Online Performance Awards are a true indication of public popularity.

www.lead.com.sg not only ranked #1 in the Hitwise Singapore 'Education - Reference' for the whole of Year 2008, but also for the period of January – June 2009! This ranking relates to Singapore-based users visiting Singapore websites.

For the 4 consecutive years of 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009, LEAD has been consistently the most popular education-reference website in the country. Through your never-ending support, LEAD has proven that we are indeed, the schools' trusted e-learning partner. Count on us to bring you more innovative courseware and highly interactive LMS in the coming years!