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Physical Education Mandates Not Enough In Most States
2012-07-06 12:20:51

Children need quality physical education to combat obesity and lead healthy lives. Georgia elementary schools make the grade when it comes to providing that education, but middle and high schools in the state don't even come close, according to a University of Georgia study. A study by UGA kinesiology professor Bryan McCullick examined the mandates for school-based physical education in all 50 United States. The results found only six states mandate the appropriate guidelines-150 minutes...

2012-04-17 13:10:54

Far too many K-12 students have inadequate writing skills, and the current efforts to improve instruction in the United States may be more challenging than anticipated, research from Michigan State University shows. According to an initial sample of seven states, the existing standards for teaching writing vary widely in comparison to a new set of common standards that are in the process of being implemented by most states. Study co-director Gary Troia of MSU, along with Natalie...

2012-03-22 23:00:10

UMBC´s ISD Now Webinar Series is an online forum to share ideas and information on topics related to workplace learning, organizational productivity, performance and business. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 21, 2012 UMBC´s ISD Now Webinar Series is holding its next webinar on Monday, April 2, 2012 from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT. Guest speaker, Richard Byrne, one of the thought leaders using free technology for teaching and the author of the well-known website http://freetech4teachers.com, will...


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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