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2014-07-23 23:20:00

Two individuals from Meditec, a trademark of 360training.com, have been nominated for three 2014 Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) Awards - the Excellence in Credentialing, Educator of the Year, and Rising Star awards. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Two individuals from Meditec, a trademark of 360training.com, have been nominated for the 2014 Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) Awards. One nominee is Meditec’s medical transcription...

2014-07-23 23:19:39

Strategic partnership designed to provide high schools with the ability to showcase their events LIVE and share them across USA TODAY Sports and Gannett’s local digital platforms. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 High School Cube announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with USA TODAY High School Sports, the nation’s leading source for high school sports news and information. This partnership will give high schools across the country the ability to...

2014-07-23 23:19:21

NSF selects College’s Rostislav Konoplich, professor of physics, and his students to conduct extensive research on Higgs boson, the subatomic particle that accounts for the creation of mass. Riverdale, N.Y., (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Manhattan College a grant in the amount of $226,446 to conduct research during the next three years on Higgs boson, the subatomic particle that accounts for the creation of mass, essentially allowing human life to...

2014-07-23 23:19:20

WordWriter, BoomWriter's new technology-based vocabulary tool, lets students apply, share, and assess their knowledge of vocabulary. Milton, Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Award-winning educational technology website BoomWriter Media announced today the launch of its newest feature to its collaborative writing interface: an interactive vocabulary resource aptly named WordWriter. WordWriter delivers a technology-based vocabulary learning experience that is certain to develop...

2014-07-23 23:17:18

Board’s Demonstrated Ability to Drive Educational Innovation Will Help Company Transform Learning Outcomes For Students All Over the World Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Enlearn (enlearn.org) – a not-for-profit K-12 company that is partnering with the University of Washington’s Center for Game Science (CGS) to harness real-time classroom data to automatically optimize learning for each unique student, teacher and classroom – today announced that it is adding two distinguished...

2014-07-23 23:16:14

Earning the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification is simple with an authorized PMP training provider like PMstudy. PMstudy offers PMP exam prep courses in a variety of formats, ensuring that every professional will be able to find the best way to prepare for the PMP exam. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Becoming a PMP certified project manager is an investment in both time and money. More and more professionals are making that investment because this certification...

2014-07-23 23:15:52

A mobile app created by NJIT students that gives middle and high school basketball teams a searchable database of performance statistics is the winner of the New Jersey Apps Challenge, an innovation contest initiated two years ago by former U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Newark, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 A mobile app created by NJIT students that gives middle and high school basketball teams a searchable database of performance statistics...

2014-07-23 23:15:29

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is launching an accelerated nursing program for veterans with medical training. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Obtaining a bachelor’s degree in nursing just became easier and faster for military veterans who have hands-on medical experience. The School of Nursing at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro today announced the launch of an accelerated nursing degree program that provides course credit for military experience. The...

2014-07-23 23:14:35

School-based idle reduction program continues to build on its success in lowering emissions in Colorado. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 During the 2013-14 academic year, eleven schools around Colorado participated in the Clean Air for Schools: Engines Off! (CASEO) program and were able to achieve significant reductions in vehicle-based air pollutants on their respective campuses. This idle-reduction program is managed by the American Lung Association in Colorado and is supported...

2014-07-23 23:14:13

Free Event in July 2014 Provides Teachers with Ideas for Using Google Tools in Class and with Student Projects Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 SimpleK12 (powered by InfoSource, Inc.) announces a free online event on July 29, 2014 for teachers on how to effectively use Google tools and apps in the classroom. SimpleK12 provides live webinar events on the most popular, relevant topics in the education sphere. Attendees of past events often remark about the useful tools and techniques...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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