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2014-05-06 23:17:13

This year’s competition brought thousands of students from 38 countries to the final round. For the seventh consecutive year, visual marketing agency Pikewood Creative produced the video content for the ever-popular event. Morgantown, WV (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Thousands of eyes were focused on the giant video boards inside the Edward Jones Dome in Saint Louis. The subject of their attention was the customized animated video series designed for the annual U.S. FIRST® World...

2014-05-01 23:10:21

A new study shows that a treadmill desk may help boost creative output by as much as 60%. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The next time someone tells you to “take a hike” do it! That is if you want to boost your creativity levels by as much as 60%. The same advice might be given to recent naysayers claiming treadmill desks created a multi-tasking mind block. Recent research from Stanford University found significant gains in creative production simply by allowing test subjects...

2014-05-01 23:06:34

SkimaTalk, a leading English language learning platform, is excited to announce that its top tutors are now earning over $1,000 per month teaching English online. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Top English tutors on SkimaTalk (http://www.skimatalk.com) are now earning over $1,000 per month. SkimaTalk, a platform that enables English learners to speak with native English speakers online, continues to grow in its target market of Japan. As the number of students increases, tutors...

Babies Recognize Real Objects From Pictures As Early As 9 Months
2014-04-30 14:05:37

Royal Holloway, University of London Babies begin to learn about the connection between pictures and real objects by the time they are nine-months-old, according to a new study by scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London, and the University of South Carolina. The research, published today in Child Development, found that babies can learn about a toy from a photograph of it well before their first birthday. "The study should interest any parent or caregiver who has ever...

2014-04-29 23:15:01

Sukhbir Jasuga’s interview provides insights on learning industry & technology New York, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 In a frank and open discussion, Sukhbir Jasuga, CEO of ITpreneurs, recently provided an interview with Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning and creator of SarderTV where he discussed his company, its goals, technology trends, and his place in the learning industry. ITpreneurs is a training content development company that has been existence for twelve years that...

2014-04-28 23:10:34

How Parents Can Raise Creative Thinkers in the Face of Elementary and Middle School Social Pressures Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 It’s proven through government studies that creativity is a valuable asset best developed through the arts. Creativity is known as the fundamental driver of innovation. Art education develops the critical thinking skills and problem solving abilities necessary to create our future innovators. However, it can be quite difficult for parents to retain...

Free-flowing Thought More Likely While Taking A Walk
2014-04-25 03:43:10

American Psychological Association When the task at hand requires some imagination, taking a walk may lead to more creative thinking than sitting, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. "Many people anecdotally claim they do their best thinking when walking," said Marily Oppezzo, PhD, of Santa Clara University. "With this study, we finally may be taking a step or two toward discovering why." While at Stanford University's Graduate School of...

Moms Using Picture Books To Expose Toddlers To Rich Information About Animals
2014-04-23 11:53:19

University of Waterloo Children hear as much sophisticated information about animals when parents read picture book stories about animals as when they read flashcard-type animal vocabulary books, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. “Marketers tell parents and educators that vocabulary books are more educational, so picture books are often dismissed as being just for fun,” said the study’s author, Professor Daniela O’Neill. “But our findings show that...

2014-04-22 23:14:06

According to neuropsychologist Dr. Ashley Gorman with Morris Psychological Group, While most people are able to just soldier through the boring or uninteresting tasks and everyday distractions, ADHD sufferers are more easily rattled than most and may have to work harder to find the situation that's right for them and that allows their strengths to shine. Parsippany, NJ, (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 April 2014 – Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is well recognized and now commonly...

2014-04-17 12:26:35

LUTZ, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers looking to evaluate reasoning ability and problem-solving skills in job candidates have a new tool when making hiring decisions--the Test of General Reasoning Ability(TM) (TOGRA(TM)). Written by respected author Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD, the TOGRA is ideal for use in human resources and selection environments as it can be administered in a group setting, saving precious evaluation and decision-making time. Requiring just 16 minutes...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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