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2014-07-21 23:09:39

EC-Council is primarily known for its tremendous success in the Ethical Hacking industry but is making a bold step into the executive arena with their Certified CISO program. The motivation behind this new program is the same as the reasons behind the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), their biggest program - there is a gap in the industry. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 EC-Council's Certified CISO program is launching around the world with the CCISO Body of Knowledge, the CCISO...

2014-07-21 23:08:08

Collaboration Aims to Fortify Digital Learning in Classrooms across the Country New York, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Triumph Learning, producer of critically acclaimed K-12 texts and interactive digital tools, announces its entry into the Digital Learning Alliance (DLA). The partnership will advance DLA’s mission of improving the United State’s education system and supporting efforts to drive digital learning that amplifies teacher impact. “Triumph Learning and Digital Learning...

2014-07-21 23:07:52

This new mobile app – for users of iPhone and Android smartphones – is designed to streamline communications and improve the student experience for Trident’s diverse and global community. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 In a continued effort to accommodate the needs of a busy student population, Trident University International (Trident) has recently released its first mobile application. A natural fit for the 100% online university, this app is available for Apple (both iPhone...

2014-07-21 23:06:59

A partnership between VIF and the Kentucky Department of Education aims to enhance K-8 learning to prepare students to compete in today’s global society. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Monday a partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education to further the state’s strategic priorities for creating next generation learners. During the June 2014 Kentucky Board of...

2014-07-21 23:06:56

Major corporation partnering with Alvernia University this summer to promote scientific exploration for middle school students. Reading, PA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Budding scientists are benefitting from a unique partnership between a global corporation and a community-oriented university — both committed to making an impact on young people’s lives. For the third year, Carpenter Technology Corporation teamed up with Alvernia University to offer 150 Reading, Pa., middle-school students a...

2014-07-21 23:06:34

Lights, camera, action! Baldwin County students produce television commercials aimed at curbing underage drinking and prescription drug misuse. Baldwin County, AL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Baldwin County middle and high school students help curb underage drinking and prescription drug misuse using their creative skills. Students from ten schools across the county competed in the Baldwin County Community Alliance (BCCA) contest to produce a 30 second commercial that will air on local...

2014-07-21 23:05:32

Smart Education & Learning Market research report majorly focuses on the basis of products, learning modes, applications, factors driving the market, various restraints, opportunities and global adoption trend.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-digital-education-market-571.html) (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The report "Smart Education & Learning Market by Hardware (IWB & SBL), Software (LMS/LCMS, Open Source & Mobile Education Apps), Educational Content...

2014-07-21 23:04:23

On Demand K12 Gateway delivers Risk Mitigation, Compliance Protection, Electronic Cumulative Folders and Enhanced Parent Engagement Center Valley, PA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 SRC Solutions Inc., the innovators behind a leading Online Enrollment Solution Registration Gateway, is excited to announce the latest addition to the Gateway family of solutions, the On Demand K12 Gateway Student Relationship Management Platform. On Demand K12 Gateway represents over 20 years of technology and...

2014-07-21 23:03:23

American Meat Science Association, among others, partnering with producer of Career and Technical Education curriculum resources on initiative to improve college and career readiness. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 CEV Multimedia, a leading producer of Career and Technical Education (CTE) curriculum resources, today announced the inaugural industry partners supporting its new certification program during a news conference in Austin, Texas. State Representative Jimmie Don Aycock, Chair of the House...

2014-07-21 23:02:15

MINDDRIVE, a “for purpose” educational organization offering after-school programs in STEM and personal development through communications skills, has announced the selection of Paula Guinn as Executive Director. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Paula Guinn joins the MINDDRIVE team as Executive Director bringing years of experience working in the area of development with non-profits and educational institutions in and around the Kansas City area. Her history includes the...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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