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2014-10-22 23:13:00

Integrated Technology Group, the creators of the education management platform EduWave™ are partnering with one of the most innovative education game developers in the United States, BrainRush. Together they will be able to seamlessly integrate this supercharged teaching method with schools Learning Management Systems making it even more accessible and effective. Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Today an exciting partnership has been revealed that will bring fun,...

2014-10-22 23:12:54

The day long event provided attendees exposure to state of the art advancements in educational technology, safety, and communication methods and practices. Barnstable, MA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 BeSafe Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce that it was one of the sponsors of the 2014 Long Island Technology and Education Summit held October 21, 2014 on Long Island, hosted by the Nassau, Western and Eastern Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES). The day long event attended...

2014-10-22 23:12:51

NTI CADcenter introduces Global eTraining’s award-winning online learning to support their blended learning solutions. Oslo, Norway (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 As part of an ongoing effort to develop training concepts and services for their wide range of customers in Scandinavia, NTI CADcenter sought a professional and competent partner in eLearning to add to their education portfolio. “Global eTraining had the right combination of B2B approach and a comprehensive range of professional...

2014-10-22 23:12:35

After sixteen years at the Roseville Gateway Center, the Sierra College nursing program is back on the Rocklin campus with all new facilities. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Sierra College welcomed their long-running Nursing Program back to the Rocklin campus with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony on October 14 beginning at 5:00pm. A gathering in a large room within the new Nursing Village held over 70 guests from the healthcare industry, local public agencies, and the business community....

2014-10-22 23:12:25

Autumn M. Sorensen, of Parachute, Colorado, has been awarded a 2014 NBCC Foundation scholarship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, recently awarded a 2014 scholarship to Autumn M. Sorensen, of Parachute, Colorado. This new scholarship was made possible as part of the Foundation’s Colorado First campaign with a grant from The Colorado Trust. The scholarship was available to students who are currently...

2014-10-22 23:12:00

To help adolescent girls deeply understand the implications of online actions, Garrison Forest School created its first-ever Digital Kindness Week as part of National Cyber Safety Month. Owings Mills, Md. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 It’s hardly news that today’s digitally fluent tweens and teens live online. Increasingly, though, the digital world’s darker side for young adults—cyberbullying, false profiles and worse—fill the headlines. Girls are particularly susceptible to the...

2014-10-22 23:11:47

Garrison Forest School's team for the 2014 Komen Race for the Cure on October 26 in Hunt Valley, Md. is poised to win its 3rd straight Team Challenge for schools. With 300+ students, parents, alumnae and faculty on "Team GFS" running, walking or "sleeping in" for a cure and the school's Chamber Choir singing the National Anthem on race day, Garrison Forest is helping to lead the community in such an important cause: raising awareness of breast cancer and working...

2014-10-22 23:11:17

Michael Jacobs, a Bay Area School District employee develops the Safeskoolz Notifier System to protect our children in the event of a school-based attack. Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 With all the talk of the Ebola virus and Isis in the media, issues like school safety can sometimes be forgotten. For Michael Jacobs, keeping our students safe remains a priority. After hearing about the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in 2012, all Michael could think of doing was...

2014-10-22 23:10:49

Latest Study Examines Data from Over 600 Graduate Programs, Across JD, MBA, Non-MBA Master's Degrees and Doctoral Degrees Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 PayScale, Inc. today announced PayScale 2014-15 College Salary Report Part 3: Graduate Degrees. For the first time ever, PayScale is releasing alumni outcome data for graduate school alumni with advanced degrees from: 55 law schools 166 business schools 336 non-MBA master’s schools 49 doctorate-granting...

2014-10-22 23:10:33

Connecticut League for Nursing Annual Student Nurses Day is November 5, 2014 Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Sacred Heart University has become the event sponsor for the Connecticut League for Nursing's 34th Annual Student Nurses Day, which takes place at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, Conn., on Wednesday, November 5. The Connecticut League for Nursing provides nursing students with resources and support while they pursue a nursing degree. In addition, it promotes continual...


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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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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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