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2014-08-19 23:02:57

Creative educators pilot projects with science and technology focus Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 With back to school shopping in full swing, moms and dads are working hard to fill the supply list even when money is tight. They are not the only ones feeling the pinch this fall; educators are also struggling to find resources for students, especially in low-income and minority-majority school districts. In some schools, this struggle is a crucible where creativity flourishes....

2014-08-19 16:31:33

County-wide online public charter schools continue to grow in popularity as Florida families recognize advantages offered by individualized online learning LARGO, Fla., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students attending Florida Virtual Academy public charter schools in eight counties across the state began the 2014-2015 school year on August 18, 2014. Each of the Florida Virtual Academy charter schools use the award-winning K¹² curriculum and provide support from Florida-certified...

2014-08-19 12:32:41

NICOMA PARK, Okla., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy, a public online school serving students in grades K-12, will have hundreds of students returning to school Tuesday, August 26 - without ever leaving their homes. "Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy is committed to inspiring and preparing children to achieve the highest levels of academic achievement through the innovative, challenging, and research-based K¹² curriculum," said Sheryl Tatum,...

2014-08-18 23:02:27

The recipients were recognized for their contributions to environmental education and science. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Three students who participated in the Army Educational Outreach Program’s eCYBERMISSION competition were recognized at a White House ceremony last week, which honored young innovators in environmental sciences and protection. Their team advisor and another eCYBERMISSION team advisor were also recognized at the event. The students, Daniel Burgess, Joey...

2014-08-13 16:28:59

Statewide online program offers individualized learning approach for South Carolina students WEST COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- South Carolina Virtual Charter School, a full-time, tuition-free online public school for students residing across the state, will begin the 2014-2015 academic year on August 18, 2014. The program marks the start of its 7th year, after graduating its largest class in school history in June 2014. SCVCS uses the award-winning K¹²...

2014-08-11 12:31:47

Worldwide Market for Digital English Reached $1.8 Billion in 2013, According to New Ambient Insight Report SEATTLE, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global market for digital English language learning products reached $1.8 billion in 2013. The worldwide five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is 11.1% and revenues will surge to $3.1 billion by 2018, according to a new report by Ambient Insight called, "The 2013-2018 Worldwide Digital English Language Learning Market."...

2014-08-07 12:25:31

Becoming a Learning System offers tools, strategies, and knowledge to develop continuous improvement systems. DALLAS, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Learning Forward, the nation's largest professional learning membership association, is pleased to join Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS) in celebrating their successful efforts to build effective leadership and learning systems that lead to improved outcomes for all students. Learning Forward has just released a new book...

2014-08-06 16:33:44

Partnership with Hill House Association Will Help Under-Credited Pennsylvania Students Get Back on Track PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hill House Passport Academy Charter School (HHPACS), a new, tuition-free Pittsburgh public charter school, will open on August 25, 2014 to provide under-credited Pennsylvania students who are under 21 years of age with an accessible, individualized opportunity to finish their high school education. In partnership with the Hill...

2014-07-29 12:42:03

Two Ambient Insight Presentations on the Worldwide Game-based Learning Market Available Now SEATTLE, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ambient Insight CEO Tyson Greer gave two presentations at the Serious Play Conference in Los Angeles on July 22 and July 23. The first session was on the 2013-2018 Worldwide Game-based Learning Market and the second session was on recent innovations in Mobile Edugames. Both presentations are now available to download for free in the Event Section...

2014-07-21 23:05:32

Smart Education & Learning Market research report majorly focuses on the basis of products, learning modes, applications, factors driving the market, various restraints, opportunities and global adoption trend.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-digital-education-market-571.html) (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The report "Smart Education & Learning Market by Hardware (IWB & SBL), Software (LMS/LCMS, Open Source & Mobile Education Apps), Educational Content...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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