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2013-07-25 23:25:31

Forest Trail Academy, one of the frontrunners for online home school education in the United States, heralds the advent of its Online K-12 School Demo to help parents and students gain an insight into the world of home school online learning (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 As one of the leading online high schools in the United States, Forest Trail Academy has moved one-step further in bringing online home school education to the doorstep of aspiring students. With their latest, state-of-the-art...

2013-07-25 23:00:17

Education Technology Leader offers Award-Winning My Access!® Writing Development Solution to qualifying districts and schools to help students become better writers. Program is being offered at no cost to jump-start the new school year. Yardley, PA (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 As budget cuts continue to threaten the success of schools, Vantage Learning, the world leader in education technologies, is helping schools jump-start the school year by offering the Write Across America Program that...

2013-07-23 23:32:51

Time4Learning.com is pleased to announce the addition of high school to its interactive, online home school curriculum. Ft Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Time4Learning has been a long term partner to tens of thousands of homeschool families, providing them with a high quality interactive curriculum, an online community, and support. And after nearly a decade of service, Time4Learning is now adding high school courses. “The number one request from our members has been to extend...

2013-07-23 23:22:05

Smart Horizons Career Online Education selects TierPoint, a leading nationwide provider of cloud, colocation, and managed services, to ensure it exceeds the demands of its growing online student population. Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE) is pleased to announce its affiliation with managed services provider TierPoint, LLC. TierPoint is a leading, nationwide provider of cloud, colocation, and IT solutions. Relying upon TierPoint’s...

2013-07-22 23:20:24

The Boys’ Club of New York’s Superhero-Themed Literacy Program Trains Teens to Mentor Younger Members New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 After piloting the program in 2012, BCNY’s literacy mentoring program Summer Superheroes, has been implemented at all three clubhouses. The program, developed last year by BCNY’s education staff, combines literacy skill-building with teen-child mentorship using superhero-themed activities. Summer Superheroes was developed to help prevent summer...

2013-07-22 23:17:21

Canada plant partners with EMC to expand employee knowledge. Hamilton, ON (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Earlier this month, Karen Dunn, Human Resource Manager at our Canada plant, was interviewed by Jean Paul Giroux, blogger for Canadian Manufacturer’s Network. Here he discussed their membership to the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC), which gives all employees at the Canada plant access to Harvard online courses. In the interview, Dunn explains how in 2012, they started a mentoring...

2013-07-15 23:17:59

SNAPPIN' MINISTRIES is recruiting parents of children with special needs to be mentored by other parents who have walked a mile in their shoes. Oconomowoc, WI (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Imagine what you would do if you found yourself raising a child with special needs and had no one who could offer you support on a regular basis. Without family or friends to comfort, encourage and advise on this often-bumpy journey, it is not unusual for parents to feel isolated, discouraged, and...

2013-07-13 23:04:28

MIT Scientist Eric Alm partners with the Acera School to teach elementary school students innovation in science with BP funded oil spill experiment. (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 The Acera School in Winchester MA is partnering with MIT professor Eric Alm to free the minds of future innovators and tackle one of the world’s most complex environmental issues— oil spills—at the same time. This past month Alm is led the intermediate elementary school class in an experiment designed to grow...

2013-07-12 23:33:16

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches an Enrichment Course on Anthropology II. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Red Comet’s brand new elective “Anthropology II: More Human Mysteries Uncovered” is launched as part of the company’s broad efforts to introduce a rich mixture of enrichment courses that supplement the existing high school curriculum. The aim of anthropology is to use a broad approach to gain an understanding of our past and present so that...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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