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2014-10-15 23:14:51

The Kickstarter campaign for Learn to Read Adventures, an interactive app and book series, launches today. The funding will help make a 6-year-old’s vision a reality and inspire children to love reading. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Last year, James O’Donnell, who was six-years-old at the time, was frustrated by learning to read. After a difficult night of attempting to read, his father, Patrick, asked him what it would take for him to enjoy reading. Patrick, who is a...

2014-10-15 23:13:28

The Integration of technologies coupled with a workforce aging out of the Industrial Maintenance arena force companies to look at what skills new employees and existing employees need to keep their operations in good repair and current. Wheeling, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 SOLEX College is proud to announce the launch of its Accredited Industrial Maintenance Technician Program in Illinois’ District 10, with classes beginning on October 20th 2014. The State of Illinois is the third...

2014-10-15 23:13:09

InfoSnap develops a customized solution to meet state requirements for North Carolina's PowerSchool student information system (SIS). Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Mooresville Graded School District (NC) is a one-to-one computing district comprised of 6,000 students across 8 schools. To match the digital standard that this district has set, Mooresville decided to transition from a paper-based registration process to an online solution. The statewide implemented version of the...

2014-10-15 23:11:34

The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce scholarship awards to four Colorado students who have committed to serving rural and minority populations. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 Colorado scholarship recipients. These scholarships were made possible as part of the Foundation’s Colorado First campaign with a grant from The Colorado Trust. Scholarships were available to students who are currently enrolled in a qualifying...

2014-10-15 23:11:10

All My Children Daycare is leading the way with quality education, reliable service and their innovative, eco-friendly design. They are inviting parents and children to explore the facility get a feel of the eco-friendly daycare concept, including the indoor and outdoor gardens at an Open House on October 23rd from 5:30-7pm and refreshments will be served by Natural Treats. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 All My Children Daycare has taken their 20+ years of experience in the NYC...

2014-10-15 23:08:24

SunGard K-12 Education is releasing a new collection of six web forms for its BusinessPLUS financial and human resources management software. The BusinessPLUS Web Form Productivity Pack is designed to help boost efficiency of a school district’s business operations and support employees with managing travel, expenses, and vacation time. Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 SunGard K-12 Education, a leading K-12 administrative software and technology services company, is releasing a...

2014-10-15 23:06:43

Video resource for educators adds features and expands to Android SAN CARLOS, Calif. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Edtech video pioneer Swivl today officially exits beta mode, having shipped over 10,000 units and announcing a new set of features as well as integration with Android devices. Swivl impacts the lives of hundreds of thousands of students in classrooms around the world, and these new additions originated directly from educator feedback and augment Swivl’s capabilities of smoothly...

2014-10-15 23:05:34

Pittcon 2015 will offer 35 Conferee Networking sessions in areas such as nanotechnology, pharmaceutical, environmental, chemicals, education, specialty analysis, method development, lab information and general interest. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The Pittcon Organizing Committee has recently announced the topics for Conferee Networking during Pittcon 2015, which will be in New Orleans, Louisiana, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, March 8-12, 2015. Conferee Networking...

2014-10-15 23:05:32

Adaptive learning repository helps faculty efficiently create engaging, active online courses. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Adapt Courseware, which develops state-of-the-art interactive multimedia, is leading two sessions and a focus group at this year's Online Learning Consortium (OLC) International Conference. Educators will have the opportunity to see how their peers are embracing adaptive learning, and experience a gallery of production studio quality adaptive...

2014-10-15 23:03:03

Programs offer savings bonds, scholarships for winners Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) announced today that two of its competition programs—eCYBERMISSION and the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) are now open for registration. Both competitions offer students the opportunity to present original research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). eCYBERMISSION is a free online learning competition...


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Wampus cat (cougar)
2014-01-28 15:10:48

The Wampus cat comes from American folklore as a variation of a fierce cougar. It also is compared to the Ewah of Cherokee mythology. In the myth a woman covers herself with the skin of a cougar and spies on the men of the tribe. While the men are telling sacred stories around a fire, she is caught and turned into a half-woman, half-cat by the tribe’s medicine man. The Wampus cat supposedly still haunts the forests of east Tennessee. Other legends state the Wampus cat is the spirit of...

Algebra
2014-01-02 11:06:39

Algebra, from the Arabic al-jebr, meaning “reunion of broken parts”, is one of the wide-ranging parts of mathematics, combined with number theory, geometry, and analysis. Algebra can basically be considered as doing computations much like that of arithmetic with non-numerical mathematical objects. Initially, these objects were variables that represented either numbers that weren’t yet known or unspecified numbers, permitting one to state and prove properties that are true no matter...

Geometry
2014-01-02 10:21:51

Geometry is a branch of mathematics that is concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space. A mathematician who works in the geometry field is called a geometer. Geometry arose independently in numerous early cultures as a body of practical knowledge concerning areas, lengths, and volumes, with elements of a formal mathematical science emerging in the West as early as Thales. By the 3rd century BC, geometry was put into an axiomatic form by...

Trigonometry
2014-01-02 10:09:07

Trigonometry, from the Greek trigonon, meaning triangle, and metron, meaning measure, is a branch of mathematics that studies the relationships involving lengths and angles of triangles. The field came about during the 3rd century BC from applications of geometry to astronomical studies. The 3rd century astronomers first noted that the lengths of the sides of a right triangle and the angles between those sides have fixed relationships: that is, if at least the length of one of those sides...

Applied Mathematics
2014-01-02 10:00:11

Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that focuses on mathematical methods that are usually used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Therefore, “applied mathematics” is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge. The term “applied mathematics” also explains the professional specialty in which mathematicians work on practical problems; as a profession focused on practical problems, applied mathematics focuses on the formulation and study of mathematical...

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