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2014-08-29 23:03:31

Edvance360 LMS-SN™ welcomes Brooke Education Services™, Northwest Academy™, Typewell™, Dialysis Treatment Center of America™, Metis Leadership Group™, Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada (IAB Canada)™, StarSVCS™, and HMG Plus™, to the user community. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Edvance360, a leading provider of eLearning solutions, one of the top ten tools for online teaching, as well as 2011 winner and six-time-finalist for the CODiE Award for Best...

2014-08-29 23:03:04

ETY•Kids Called A “Must-Have Product To Keep Your Student Safe” Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Today, NBC’s “The Today Show,” welcomed Kathleen Baty, “The Safety Chick” who profiled a handful of safe, back to school products, including ETY•Kids® Safe-Listening Earphones from Etymotic Research. This year, many schools will include earphones on their school supply list, and Etymotic, an innovator of hearing wellness solutions, offers the best product...

2014-08-29 23:02:51

eReflect reports that its new partnership with Learnteria.com will promote engagement in the global educational community and allow people to learn how they can improve their life and tech skills easily. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Speed reading software developer eReflect stated today that they expect their partnership with Learnteria.com to contribute to the promotion of user engagement in the wider, global educational community. As an intersection of new thinking and new...

2014-08-29 23:02:15

Healthpointe will assist Chapman University Physical Therapy Students in gaining hands-on training of clinical rotations. La Miraca, California (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Healthpointe is pleased to provide hands-on clinical training to Chapman University Physical Therapy students via Clinical Rotations. Physical Therapy students at Chapman University will be shadowing Healthpointe providers and specialists throughout their daily clinical routine, which will allow them to develop clinical...

2014-08-29 23:01:31

The Robotics Alley Conference & Expo, in partnership with the Minnesota High Tech Association, has named its 2014 STEM scholarship award winner. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The Robotics Alley Conference & Expo, in partnership with the Minnesota High Tech Association, has named its 2014 STEM scholarship award winner. Congratulations to this year’s recipient, Tien Do, who will receive $5,000 to pursue his degree. Tien will graduate from the University of Minnesota in...

2014-08-29 16:25:07

DENVER, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EffectiveUI, as part of its participation in the Volunteers of America and 9News "Stuff for Students School Supply Drive," recently collected and delivered nearly $7,500 worth of school supplies to Denver-area children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141553 EffectiveUI donated 55 backpacks, and then staff members collected nearly 500 pounds of supplies to fill them. The backpacks - customized with supplies for both elementary and...

2014-08-29 12:22:58

HOUSTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today provided an update on recent activities offshore Gabon. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100316/NY71495LOGO Production from the Etame Marin block has resumed after the successful completion of previously announced maintenance work on the Company's leased Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel. Work was performed to upgrade the fire and gas detection systems on the FPSO and other...

2014-08-29 12:20:46

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students from Mississippi and Louisiana will gather at the INFINITY Science Center in Pearlington, Mississippi, for a long-distance call with NASA astronauts currently orbiting Earth aboard the International Space Station. The special back-to-school education event will take place Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 1:20 p.m. EDT (12:20 p.m. CDT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The event will be broadcast live on NASA...

2014-08-29 08:26:35

Partnership Saves California Schools Thousands of Hours in Wasted Administrative Time ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Software, a leader in student data administration software, today announced its new partnership with Clever, a leading edtech platform company. The partnership allows any school district using Aeries.net to instantly create a secure connection with Clever, making point-and-click integrations possible with more than 100 online learning applications...

2014-08-29 04:21:56

DALLAS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voyager Sopris Learning(TM), provider of a comprehensive suite of evidence-based interventions, assessments, and professional services, announced today that the online version of LANGUAGE!® with Focus on English Learning (FOEL) and Everyday English Plus is now available for purchase. LANGUAGE with FOEL is an intensive literacy intervention that integrates reading, writing, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, foundational skills, and spoken English to raise...


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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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