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2014-07-10 08:32:33

Patent Education Series Patent Bar Review course now includes in-depth tracking, MPEP search guide and quizzes, chapter ranking system, online video training, and 3 different plans users can choose from DENVER, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patent Education Series has announced new features to their Patent Bar Review course to help users pass the Patent Bar exam more quickly and conveniently than ever before. The course has been around since 2001 and has helped hundreds of individuals prepare...

2014-07-10 08:32:01

PRINCETON, N.J., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Videos of interviews and presentations from some of the world's leading experts in large-scale international assessment and research are now available online from Educational Testing Service (ETS). The featured videos were recorded during the PIAAC Invitational Research Conference. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO The conference took place in Washington, D.C., last November, and attracted over 200...

2014-07-10 08:28:49

Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice co-founder addresses the class of 2014 TAMPA, Fla., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Mary Gardner, co-founder of Lap of Love(TM) Veterinary Hospice and inspirational speaker, was elected by the 32(nd) class of graduates from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University to provide the keynote graduation address on June 15(th) 2014. OSU CVM class president, Dr. Alina Soderholm, said, "Our class selected Dr. Gardner as the keynote...

anchovies
2014-07-10 05:01:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Probably best known as a controversial pizza topping, anchovies were spotted in a massive school just off the coast of La Jolla, California by researchers from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography on Tuesday. The Scripps researchers said they hadn’t seen a school that large in around 30 years and could only speculate as to why so many fish had grouped together just a few yards from the beach. The massive school of anchovies...

2014-07-09 23:14:18

KidsEmail, the award-winning, family-friendly email service, offers its services on the go with LearnPad. Shelley, ID (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 KidsEmail, a leading family-friendly email service, announced this week that its app is now available on LearnPad, a tablet designed with education in mind. KidsEmail is a customizable and easy-to-use email service that protects kids from dangerous people and images on the Internet. "In an effort to continue growing, we are offering KidsEmail to...

2014-07-09 23:14:09

Middle and high school students participate in more than 60 STEM competitions during conference. Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 As education communities nationwide continue to sharpen their focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education initiatives, middle and high school students proved their skill in STEM competitions at the 2014 national Technology Student Association (TSA) conference. More than 6,800 students and educators from across the nation...

2014-07-09 23:13:00

In connection to a parent seminar hosted by the RISE Institute for Literacy, Reading Horizons donated 120 software subscriptions to parents to use to help their struggling readers over the summer. North Salt Lake, UT (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 On June 2nd, 2014, the non-profit organization, RISE hosted a seminar to empower parents with strategies for helping struggling readers. Following the presentation, Reading Horizons donated 120 student software subscriptions among the 70 parents in...

2014-07-09 23:11:53

Online space will help teachers with instructional assessment to advance student learning. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Triumph Learning, producer of critically acclaimed K-12 texts and interactive digital tools, is partnering with edWeb.net, a professional learning and social network for the education community, to present a free professional learning community, Assessment for Learning. The goal of this professional learning community is to provide ideas and resources for...

2014-07-09 23:09:08

EarthBend Becomes Trusted Technology Partner for Anoka-Hennepin School District, Minnesota's Largest District. Spring Park, MN (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 In February 2014, EarthBend received a request for proposal from the Anoka-Hennepin School district to refresh their districts Wireless Network, Local Area and Wide Area Network Equipment and Implementation Services. Working with a 30-day deadline, EarthBend leveraged their strong engineering and leadership teams to quickly identify the...

2014-07-09 23:09:07

CarePlus has announced the 2014-2015 schedule for New Jersey CADC/LCADC training courses. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 schedule for New Jersey CADC/LCADC training courses. The courses are designed for individuals interested in becoming certified or licensed alcohol and drug counselors. Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADC) or Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LCADC) help individuals recover...


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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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