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2014-09-19 23:07:48

Perfect Play 360 is the affordable new recruiting app designed to put the power back in the hands of the student athlete and their parents. Kalamazoo, MI (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Access Mobility 24 announced the launch of their newest app, Perfect Play 360 (PP360), designed for student athletes to market themselves to college coaches. PP360 provides a cloud-based application where athletes can upload video, pictures, and documents (i.e. transcript, athletic assessments, rosters,...

2014-09-19 23:07:37

Center Christian Academy Invests in Outdoor Fun with Commercial Playground Equipment from APCPLAY© (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 APCPLAY© was chosen by Center Christian Academy in Center, Texas to provide a number of new commercial playground elements to augment their outdoor physical education for students. Center Christian Academy is a private school that enjoys a reputation of providing quality, Christian education and curriculum with a Biblical world view. The focus is to...

2014-09-19 23:07:36

September 2014 event by SimpleK12 provides valuable insight into preparing students for college and the workforce. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 SimpleK12 (powered by InfoSource, Inc.) announces a free online event for teachers on college and career readiness. Colleges and potential employers want technology-savvy applicants with positive mindsets who are ready to meet the challenges of college and the workforce. This free event covers a few core skills to help teachers...

2014-09-19 23:05:32

‘ShopRite for My School’ program launches with new school year Keasbey, NJ (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 ShopRite has launched its new Box Tops offering – ShopRite for My School -- with the 2014-2015 school year. The new program will donate up to $1 million to local schools via eBoxTops and special donations throughout the year. Customers who sign up for ShopRite for My school by registering their ShopRite Price Plus Card at shopriteformyschool.com can shop for participating products...

2014-09-19 23:02:41

Ringling College of Art and Design today announces plans to build a 30,000 + square foot professional post-production facility and soundstage on land comprising almost a complete city block in the Newtown neighborhood of Sarasota, Florida. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Ringling College of Art and Design today announced plans to build an approximately 30,000 square foot professional Soundstage and commercial post-production complex in the Newtown neighborhood of Sarasota,...

2014-09-19 23:01:50

The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council (WPRFMC) announced the publication of a Memorandum of Understanding regarding fishery capacity-building in the U.S. Pacific Territories. Signatories include thirteen colleges, federal and local fishery management organizations, and regional goverment offices. HONOLULU, Hawaii (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at building the capacity of the US Pacific Island territories to manage their fisheries and...

2014-09-19 20:21:39

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts has appointed Heather Landes as the director of its world-renowned School of Music. Landes has served as the interim director of the school for the past two years and officially began her tenure in the new role July 1. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147390 "Dr. Landes has done an extraordinary job over the past two years as interim director and has exhibited the...

2014-09-19 16:26:13

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, received the 2014 Tech Impact Award in the education category last night at the Seattle Business magazine Tech Impact Awards. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/147085 The annual award recognizes the best of Washington State's tech industry. Nominations in 12 categories were submitted by companies from across the state. Apex...

2014-09-19 16:26:11

15,000 New Users Added Per Day WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. today announced that nearly 2 million students have signed up to take advantage of the company's student-centric solutions focused on career preparedness. During the back-to-school timeframe alone, approximately 15,000 new members joined per day. Students who have signed up can create online portfolios using Blackboard's Enhanced Cloud Profile, directly within the company's market-leading...

2014-09-19 16:23:31

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has partnered with New Regency, Fox Searchlight, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to make copies of the acclaimed film, book, and study guide "12 Years a Slave" available to America's public high schools. This nationwide educational initiative was the brainchild of director Steve McQueen and Montel Williams, and now "12 Years a Slave" educator toolkits are available to all public...


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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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