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2014-02-20 23:26:24

ALOHA Mind Math’s top 5 warning signs indicate a child’s learning could be suffering. It is important for parents to act quickly upon these signs. EDISON, NJ (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 According to ALOHA Mind Math, report cards are not the only signs a child is struggling in school and needs help. Throughout the school year look for subtle and obvious signals that can indicate their learning is suffering. 1. Is the child’s morning routine draining for parents and/or the family? If...

2014-02-13 12:32:09

Revenues in China to Spike to $931.8 million by 2018 SEATTLE, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- China is now the top buying country of digital English language learning products, not only in the Asia region, but in the world, according to a new Ambient Insight report called "The 2013-2018 China Digital English Language Learning Market." The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for digital English language learning products in China is 23.6% and revenues will nearly triple...

2014-02-12 23:23:03

Virtual public school serving students in grades K-12 statewide hosts in-person and online information sessions across Wisconsin. Families interested in enrolling must complete state application before April 30. Appleton, Wisconsin (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year is officially underway at Wisconsin Connections Academy, the virtual public school serving students from across the state in grades K-12. Parents and students who are interested in learning more...

2014-02-12 12:22:05

Inspired by a National Survey, Family Time Machine Makes Every Moment a Learning Opportunity LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a tale as old as time, the evening comes to a bustling end as mom or dad catches a glance at the clock and asks in disbelief, "Where did the day go!?" To get right to the bottom of it, the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) tapped Harris Poll in October 2013 to conduct an online survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults* to investigate...

2014-02-11 12:24:07

The Global Mobile Learning Market is in a Boom Phase SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The worldwide market for Mobile Learning products and services reached $5.3 billion in 2012 according to a new report by Ambient Insight called the " The 2012-2017 Worldwide Mobile Learning Market." The five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is 18.2% and revenues will more than double to $12.2 billion by 2017. There are 93 countries across seven regions analyzed in this report....

2014-02-10 12:20:58

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College for Creative Studies (CCS) has appointed Alexander Klatt as MFA Chair of Transportation Design. Prior to joining the College, Klatt was Vice President of Global Design at Fisker Automotive, where he led a world-class development team for the innovative Karma platform, among the world's first luxury hybrid electric cars. "Alex has the expertise and sensibilities of a creative professional and the acumen of someone...

2014-02-05 08:23:16

Canadian students compete to win prizes while learning to understand energy OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Over 1,200 classrooms across Canada are about to embark on the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge (CEDC), a three-month long national energy efficiency competition to help youth understand where energy comes from, how it's used and how to manage energy resources. The competition is divided into three streams with many prizes: Classroom Challenge, where registered classes from...

2014-02-01 23:03:15

The Malvern School, a private pre-school and early childhood education program in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, will officially open its doors to students in its Marlboro location on Monday, February 3. Glen Mills, PA (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The Malvern School, a private pre-school and early childhood education program in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, will officially open its doors to students in its Marlboro location on Monday, February 3. This will be the 22nd Malvern School in...

2014-01-31 23:31:53

The Journal of Residential Treatment for Children and Youth published an article by Second Nature researchers entitled, "Efficacy of Wilderness Therapy for Young Adults: A First Look". This is one of the first studies examining outcomes for young adults in wilderness therapy, and suggests promising results for this group. Santa Clara, UT (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Matt Hoag, PhD, Katie Massey, MSW, MSPH, Sean Roberts, MS, and Patrick Logan, MS describe findings from a Second...

2014-01-31 16:24:34

Independent evaluations confirm online courses adhere to best practices and national and state standards SEATTLE, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, has been approved as a provider of quality digital curriculum by leading education organizations across the country. The independent evaluations are based on criteria ranging from alignment with state and national standards to adherence to the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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