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2014-05-15 16:32:24

School system embraces innovative classroom technology; advances opportunities for more than 25,000 students PITTSBURGH, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following nearly 10 years of successfully utilizing Compass Learning personalized learning software in K-8 classrooms, the Pittsburgh Public School District is now rolling out Compass Learning software for use by students in all 11 area high schools. The move will bring tailored educational tools to more than 25,000 area students and...

2014-05-05 16:30:00

Grammy Award Winner Brandy to Perform LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs (The Alliance) will honor outstanding members of the Los Angeles community at its annual Impact Awards dinner on May 6, 2014 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Loretha Jones, President of Original Programming for BET Networks, will receive the Impact Award; Michael J. Richter, Managing Director, Lazard Freres & Co. LLC, will be honored...

2014-03-27 23:30:53

The Marzano Center Essentials for Achieving Rigor model and an accompanying monograph, Teaching for Rigor, focus on critical pedagogical strategies to help students meet rigorous college and career readiness standards. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 As a response to national reports indicating that students and teachers are not well-prepared to succeed with assessments aligned to new college and career readiness standards, Learning Sciences Marzano Center has developed a...

2014-02-21 23:24:35

AT&T Florida has contributed more than $400,000 over the past four years to provide applied learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math for students throughout the state in partnership with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations with a goal increasing interest in STEM careers. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Understanding how classroom curriculum translates into STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers can be a critical component for engaging...

2014-01-21 23:29:32

Resource Area For Teaching, headquartered in Silicon Valley, and New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning have joined forces to benefit STEM teaching for educators and students. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Resource Area For Teaching (RAFT) and The New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) are collaborating to bring complementary resources together to support educators who use Progressive Math Initiative (PMI®) and Progressive Science Initiative (PSI®). Now the time and...

2013-11-20 23:28:28

Anna Maria College has added a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction to its roster of online programs. Applications are now being accepted, and the first online course will begin in May 2014. Paxton, MA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Anna Maria College has added a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction to its roster of online programs. Applications are now being accepted, and the first online course will begin in May 2014. The program focuses on leveraging the power of...

2013-11-05 23:01:02

Message to the Future Foundation’s purpose is to bring awareness of the importance to protect scenic landscapes. M2TF accomplishes this in the classroom as they provide teachers, high school students, and organizations with project-based learning tools and activities that help their mission and develop important skills students need to succeed in the twenty-first century work place. Columbus, GA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Imagine being thrust out of your comfort zone to be a part of a...

2013-10-24 23:02:58

CPO Science Crazy Traits and Fast Food Value Pack Honored as Among the Best in Classroom-Tested, Teacher-Recommended Products Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Today at the National Science Teachers’ Association (NSTA) Conference, School Specialty announced that two of its supplemental educational resources are winners of the 2014 Teachers' Choice Award for the Classroom from “Learning” magazine. CPO Science Crazy Traits and Fast Food Value Pack were both honored as among...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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