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2014-08-19 23:11:35

Education Elements is excited to announce that after an analysis of the Spring benchmark exams, Middletown students in blended learning classrooms performed better than both the expected NWEA growth as well as better than their peers. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Education Elements, which offers a comprehensive approach to designing and implementing personalized learning in districts, is excited to announce that students in the Enlarged City School District of Middletown, a...

2014-08-19 23:11:21

The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the nonprofit organization of social work regulatory bodies in the U.S. and Canada, has been selected by the New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners as a Continuing Education Approval Entity effective with the licensing cycle that begins September 1, 2014. ASWB is now accepting applications for individual course approval. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the nonprofit organization of social work...

2014-08-19 23:10:13

Complimentary Webinar Will Provide Overview of TDD, Its Benefits, and How It Can Be Used for Projects New York, New York (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 NetCom Learning is issuing an invitation to attend a complimentary webinar on Introduction to Test Driven Development (TDD) in Microsoft .Net to be held Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST. The session which is targeted towards those IT professionals with a basic understanding of C# Programming will be led by Meganadha Reddy K,...

2014-08-19 23:09:30

Bunion Bootie offers everyday discounts for teachers! San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Qualifying private and public K-12 teachers and staff can now save 10% on every order placed at http://www.BunionBootie.com. After completing a quick verification process on the Bunion Bootie website by providing their name, school name, and school zip code, verified teachers, administrators and faculty will instantly receive a promotional code. Home school teachers may also be verified...

2014-08-19 23:08:50

DMG Productions explores the latest breakthroughs in pathology and patient care. Evans, GA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 USCAP announced today they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr., slated to air later this year, 2014, via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. USCAP has been the global leader for advancing knowledge in the field of pathology for more than 100 years. They uniquely offer the highest standards of pathology education and attract...

2014-08-19 23:08:36

Analysis Confirms July, August and September Are Months of Greatest Change; Estimates 8 to 10 Percent of School Personnel Are New to Their Institutions in Three-month Period Sweet Springs, Mo. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Nearly 50 percent of students will return to school from Aug. 18-29 as depicted in this interactive graphic from MCH Strategic Data. According to the leading provider of real-time educational marketing data, this back-to-school timeframe also coincides with an influx of new...

2014-08-19 23:08:05

eReflect, developer of several self-education programs, is now featured in the Learnteria.com list of organizations. The company has been added to the list for its contributions to the field of self-improvement through its state of the art tools and technologies. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 eReflect is proud to be featured in the official Learneteria.com list of educational organizations that promote self-development and education. eReflect offers several software products,...

2014-08-19 23:07:46

Author Nadine A. Block shares successful strategies and encouragement for advocates seeking to end school paddling. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 By mid-August, most children are returning to school. Each day in the upcoming year, according to statistics from the US Department of Education, over 1,000 US school children will be told to "bend over and take your swats" in 19 states where school corporal punishment is permitted. Breaking the Paddle: Ending School Corporal...

2014-08-19 23:07:06

Florida's American Preparatory Academy and edtech startup BoomWriter are focused on providing students with personalized learning experiences and easy classroom technology integration for teachers. Milton, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Award-winning educational technology website BoomWriter Media announced today that Florida’s American Preparatory Academy (APA) is the newest school to participate in its unique Technology Heroes Program. APA, a private K-12 academy...

2014-08-19 23:06:41

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene meets the needs of local educators alongside Palm Beach Broadcasting and other local businesses in support of a School Supply Drive for the Teachers this time. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Amidst the litany of 'Back to School' supply drives for children's school supplies this time of year, there is a new awareness and consequent actions and partnerships being forged for the sake of teachers' back to school supply needs....


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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