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2014-04-16 23:12:49

Barry Sanders Supercenter Rewards Stillwater Teacher with Winter Tune-Up Grand Prize Stillwater, Oklahoma (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Barry Sanders Supercenter, a Stillwater new and used car dealership, partnered with Stillwater Public Schools for the Winter Tune-Up Program, where teachers had the chance to win an iPad on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 given by Barry Sanders Supercenter, a Stillwater Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram dealership. Stillwater High School teacher LuAnn Belcheff took home the...

2014-04-16 23:10:24

Recently introduced on the market, Freasyway sets new standards for e-learning with cutting-edge functionalities. Through a vocation of increasing knowledge sharing, Freasyway will help improving access to quality education to All. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 With the creation of Freasyway, it is clear that we now have access to the most complete and secured interactive teaching platform. The Freasyway concept is simple, yet complete. Education professionals, i.e. countless High...

2014-04-16 23:10:13

MetaMoji today received a report from a middle school teacher in Slovenia who is using their award-winning note taker Note Anytime to teach children with special needs. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Slovenian teacher Bastjan Papez has just reported to MetaMoji Corporation that he has had great success in teaching middle school students with learning challenges by using Note Anytime to make learning fun. According to Mr. Papez, “When they tried it for the first time, a few months...

2014-04-16 23:07:17

SAE International announces that St. Edith School (Archdiocese of Detroit) Team 6 was the Grand Champion of the 8th Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Jet Toy Competition, which was held Wednesday, April 9, during the SAE 2014 World Congress. WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 SAE International announces that St. Edith School (Archdiocese of Detroit) Team 6 was the Grand Champion of the 8th Annual A World In Motion® (AWIM) International Jet Toy Competition,...

2014-04-16 23:04:15

As educators begin to prepare for the coming school year Palomar Modular Buildings is ramping up production of their most popular portable classroom buildings. DeSoto, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 As educators begin to prepare for the coming school year Palomar Modular Buildings is ramping up production of their most popular portable classroom buildings. The company manufactures a selection of modular education facilities and portable classrooms for public and private education institutions....

2014-04-16 23:02:21

Industry executives and Wharton faculty will discuss how to achieve high-velocity growth in the highly competitive retail and consumer goods industries. Philadelphia, PA & New York, NY (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 What: At Knowledge@Wharton’s Retail and Consumer Goods Summit, Wharton faculty and retail and consumer goods practitioners will discuss growth strategies at established, emerging and start-up companies. Topics that will be addressed include innovation-fueled growth, digital...

2014-04-16 23:00:47

Joel Lueken has been named athletic director at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City, S.D. Lueken currently serves as associate athletic director for William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo. Rapid City, S.D. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology announced today that Joel Lueken will be its next athletic director. Lueken currently serves as associate athletic director for William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo. Mines President...

2014-04-16 23:00:26

The College’s Annual Trustees’ Scholarship Dinner is Mercy’s largest fundraising event of the year, where the College recognizes the accomplishments of notables in the community and raises scholarship money. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Mercy College to hold its 33rd Annual Trustees' Scholarship Dinner at The Essex House in New York City. May 8, 2014 6-10 p.m. The Essex House New York, N.Y. Honorees include: John J. Brown, UBS Wealth Management Juju Chang,...

2014-04-16 20:24:36

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2xf8nk/learning) has announced the addition of the "Learning Management Systems (LMS) Market by Products & Users: Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2xf8nk/learning ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Learning Management Systems (LMS) are...

2014-04-16 20:23:00

The demand for licensed vocational nurses will only grow in the coming years, and with LVN certification from California Career College, you'll be prepared to join this exciting field. LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- These days, it can be difficult for anyone to find a job - let alone a career in which you can really help others. However, even as the job market seems stagnant in almost every field, there is a growing need for licensed vocational nurses and other health workers....


Latest Education Reference Libraries

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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