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2013-05-07 23:24:55

Finish strong in math before summer break by playing math fractions games at lunch and other learning fractions activities with food as featured on Kids Activities Blog. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Play math fractions games at lunch and other learning fractions with food to finish the school year strong in math. Before asking the question what to have for lunch today, consider planning a fun interactive math lunch. The simple lunch game can be played with the kid's favorite sandwich....

2013-01-22 08:26:56

LETHBRIDGE, Alberta, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MathFileFolderGames.com - Other than perhaps the opposite gender, nothing so perplexes the middle school student than fractions! Ordering fractions from least to greatest may strike fear in their hearts, but give them a compare and ordering fractions game, and that fear is greatly diminished, as the students' skills improve. It's now the 21st Century, and the smartphone, personal entertainment device, and tablet computer are very much a part...

2012-12-11 08:24:35

LETHBRIDGE, Alberta, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fractions are a learning sore spot for many students. Learning them thoroughly is important for math proficiency from upper-elementary school all the way through college. To that end, a iPad/iPhone app that turns fractions into a fun, engaging experience would be helpful to parents and teachers that want to see progress in their students' math education. 4 Dice: Fraction Games is such an application. About 4 Dice: Fraction Games 4 Dice uses...

2012-07-25 23:03:06

Landmark Dividend launches Commercial Real Estate Division and is pleased to offer custom-tailored solutions to its commercial real estate clients; enabling them to receive full value for their cellular tower or billboard asset and ensuring the sale or refinance of their property proceeds without complication. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 The increasing number of issues surrounding the sale of property with billboard or cellular tower leases has prompted Landmark Dividend to launch...

2012-05-16 06:25:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett and senior leaders of the Pennsylvania National Guard will honor the men and women of the Guard's 28th Infantry Division at an annual memorial service at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, at the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg, Centre County. The service, which is attended by several hundred service members, will include remarks by Governor Corbett, who served in the division from 1971 to 1984, and Maj. Gen....

2012-03-22 11:48:13

Tapping out a beat may help children learn difficult fraction concepts, according to new findings due to be published in the journal Educational Studies in Mathematics. An innovative curriculum uses rhythm to teach fractions at a California school where students in a music-based program scored significantly higher on math tests than their peers who received regular instruction. "Academic Music" is a hands-on curriculum that uses music notation, clapping, drumming and chanting to introduce...

2008-09-04 21:00:15

By COURTNEY SHERWOOD Hewlett-Packard Co. is laying off at least 60 Vancouver employees, and possibly more than 100, according to workers and their family members. Those who remain have been told that more cuts may come by early October. HP employs more than 1,000 people at its east Vancouver campus on Southeast 34th Street, where it has operated an inkjet printer design, engineering and marketing unit for more than 20 years. The company was once proud of the inkjet printers that it...

2008-08-20 21:00:21

By COURTNEY SHERWOOD The east entrance to Hewlett-Packard Co.'s 174-acre east Vancouver campus. Hewlett-Packard Co.'s third-quarter profits jumped 14 percent, but the strategic moves that have boosted the tech firm's bottom line may hint at further cuts for HP's Vancouver operations. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company earned $2 billion, or 80 cents per share, in the three months ending July 31, it announced after markets closed Tuesday. Third-quarter revenue was up 10 percent from a...

2008-08-05 15:00:22

By Courtney Sherwood, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Aug. 5--Hewlett-Packard Co. is preparing to lay off inkjet employees in Oregon, but an HP spokesman said the company plans to maintain a strong presence in Vancouver. Officials would not elaborate on plans for HP's Vancouver campus, at 18110 S.E. 34th St., where more than 1,000 people work. Some engineers and marketing employees have been told to find work in other divisions of the company, insiders have told The Columbian. The campus...

2008-08-01 12:00:59

By Andrew Shaw, The York Dispatch, Pa. Aug. 1--Math lessons aren't usually the cause of excitement for fifth-graders. But when Dustin Henning, a Baresville Elementary fifth-grade teacher, asked his class in late May to compile a list of how they'd spend a million dollars, students eagerly got to the task, almost unaware that the real lesson was how to work with ratios and percentages. Henning was leading an end-of-unit lesson in Everyday Math, an elementary program that uses a...