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2011-08-07 06:50:00

SPORE Award-winning projects are useful online resources for biology By Ellen Ferrante, NSF For students seeking information in the biological sciences, two award-winning online resources hold many answers--direct from biologists and scientists in the field. The Science Prize for Online Resources in Education (SPORE) was awarded to PlantingScience in March 2011 and Ask a Biologist in November 2010 for their contributions as innovative tools for science education. Through PlantingScience,...

2011-07-25 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. is bringing 100 of the nation's best educators to its corporate headquarters this week to connect, collaborate and share their inventive teaching methods at the 2011 U.S. Innovative Education Forum. The event aims to recognize outstanding educators who engage and inspire their students to learn by creatively including technology into their school and classroom curricula. (Logo:...

2011-07-14 13:07:00

Research states technology can support student-centered learning if part of larger, integrated plan QUINCY, Mass., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to prepare all of New England's learners with the skills and knowledge they need for full participation in postsecondary education, work and life, the Nellie Mae Education Foundation (NMEF) promotes the integration of student-centered learning at the high school level across New England. As part of this work, NMEF has...

2011-06-09 05:00:00

How Education Got To Be A Science NEW YORK, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The ground breaking series of books that set the stage for the creation of a science of education is now available free to read on line, Educational Solutions Worldwide Inc. (ESWI) today announced. Dr. Caleb Gattegno, one of the history's leading scientists and educators, wrote the series entitled The Science of Education after decades of observing and conducting his own successful classroom experiments...

2011-05-31 05:00:00

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Educational Solutions Worldwide Inc. [ESWI], today announced it has finalized the purchase of all the rights to the intellectual property of Dr. Caleb Gattegno, who is regarded as one of the world's leading innovators in education. Ownership of the Gattegno IP will now reside in the hands of Canadian 'phil-entrepreneur' Eaton Donald, and will be administered and developed through ESWI, which is privately held by Mr. Donald and headquartered in...

2011-05-27 12:44:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Effective collaboration among health care providers is an essential component of high-quality patient care. To better prepare its students for this partnership, the University of Virginia's schools of Nursing and Medicine have pioneered interprofessional education initiatives that bring nursing and medical students together in common learning experiences. A $746,000 grant from the New York-based Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation will...

2011-04-14 05:00:00

DERBY, UK, April 14 /PRNewswire/ - The works of leading educator and visionary Dr. Caleb Gattegno will be front and centre at the 50th Annual Conference of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM), April 18-21, 2011 in Telford, U.K., it was announced today. Dr. Gattegno, who would have turned 100 this year, co-founded the ATM in 1952. In recognition of his contributions to the ATM, and to mathematics and education in general, a third of the conference's workshops as well as a...

2011-04-05 05:00:00

The Gattegno Effect Slated For Fall Publication NEW YORK, April 5 /PRNewswire/ - Educational Solutions Worldwide Inc.  (ESWI) today announced it is compiling a collective memoir about Dr. Caleb Gattegno in recognition the 100(th) anniversary since his birth. The Gattegno Effect: 100 Voices on One of History's Greatest Educators, will be released this fall and will feature the submissions of 100 leading educators from all over the world recounting their experiences of knowing...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.