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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...

2013-07-12 23:03:05

Microsoft has announced the winner of its 2013 Apprentice of the Year competition. Jamie Sauvarin from BrightStarr in Eashing was chosen from the hundreds of apprentices employed by Microsoft and its partner businesses, and was given his award by employment minister Mark Hoban, at a ceremony at the House of Commons this week. London (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Microsoft last night announced the winner of its 2013 Apprentice of the Year competition. Jamie Sauvarin from BrightStarr Ltd in...

2013-07-08 23:01:14

The Texas Education Agency has $98 million allocated for the statewide QZAB program; the National Education Foundation (NEF),announced today a nationwide initiative to award matching grants of up to $2,000,000 each to any Texas school with at least 35% of students on free or reduced cost lunch applying for QZAB. (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 The Texas Education Agency (TEA) QZAB funds are available to school districts and charter schools who are looking for funds for rehabilitating or repairing...

2013-07-06 23:03:54

The Open University (OU) has recently marked its first degree ceremony 40 years after the first students crossed the stage at London’s Alexandra Palace to collect their awards. milton keynes, united kingdom (PRWEB) July 06, 2013 The Open University (OU) has recently marked its first degree ceremony 40 years after the first students crossed the stage at London’s Alexandra Palace to collect their awards. The University first began hosting these memorable events to honour its graduating...

2013-07-03 23:21:58

Flowering party kits are also a meaningful homeschool botanical lesson. Using these flowering windowsill kits, kids will learn the plant life cycle, the greenhouse effect, and more. Lebanon, NJ (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Partiestogrow.com is proud to announce that homeschool parents can get a discount on our website. Using unlimited code HOME2013, customers will receive $5 off the purchase price of our pk 12 flower party favors. "We believe that every child should feel the success of...

2013-07-03 23:03:52

Over 75,000 young people are joining a campaign for global access to education from A World at School, founded by Sarah Brown, via the safe learning platform Makewaves. Leeds, West Yorkshire (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Over 75,000 young people are joining a campaign for global access to education from A World at School, founded by Sarah Brown, via the safe learning platform Makewaves. Thousands of schoolchildren are joining the fight for global access to education via the social learning...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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