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2014-10-30 23:03:52

DailyGossip.org reviews the Learn More Study Less guide, a new eBook that promises to reveal an effective learning system. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The Learn More Study Less review published by Daily Gossip indicates that the new eBook is accompanied by a video course, which reveals everything that users should know about easy learning. This is a complete learning system which talks about the most effective ways to learn faster and simpler. The Learn More Study Less...

2014-10-30 23:02:57

Researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute will develop and evaluate tests designed to measure and track changes in the cognitive functioning of people who typically are difficult to assess accurately: those with an intellectual disability, formerly termed mental retardation. The research will be funded through a new, five-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Tests will track improved thinking and...

2014-10-30 12:32:59

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Dakota Department of Education has chosen Questar Assessment Inc. to administer the online versions of its Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (DSTEP) and Alternate (DSTEP-A) science assessments for grades five, eight, and 11. The assessment contract encompasses three testing cycles -- 2015, 2016, and 2017 -- and will evaluate the progress of approximately 10,000 students per grade, or 30,000 total, each year....

2014-10-30 12:29:59

MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Shire Canada Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of the second edition of the Shire Canada ADHD Scholarship Program. The five deserving recipients were nominated following the review and evaluation of scholarship applications by an independent panel of judges comprised of six Canadian ADHD experts. The 2014 winners of the Shire Canada ADHD Scholarship Program are: -- Shelby Running Rabbit (Alberta); -- Jenna Vandal (Manitoba); --...

2014-10-29 23:14:10

Career Key announces a new licensing partnership with global power leader Cummins, Inc. in Turkey. The Career Key test, based on the respected Holland’s Theory of Career Choice, will help Turkish secondary school students make successful career and education decisions. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Career guidance content provider Career Key, http://www.careerkey.org, announces a new licensing partnership with global power leader, Cummins, Inc. In Izmir, Turkey, Cummins will...

2014-10-29 12:35:13

Columbia Business School study shows that professional experiences abroad can fuel creative innovations NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The role of creative director or head designer, or artistic director--the actual title varies --is one of the most coveted in the fashion industry. The impact a creative director can have on a company can either make or break its brand. And it's not just in fashion: the shift to a more innovation-driven economy is emphasizing the need for creativity...

2014-10-29 12:26:24

LUTZ, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PAR is proud to announce the release of the Academic Achievement Battery(TM) (AAB(TM)) Screening Form by Melissa A. Messer, MHS. Ideal for measuring basic academic skills, the AAB Screening Form can be used in educational, research, or clinical settings to confidently evaluate achievement in just 30 to 45 minutes. Results obtained from the AAB can help inform decision making about inclusion in special education programs or other targeted...

2014-10-28 12:35:56

Technology assures accessibility of test items to greatest number of students PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Educational Testing Service (ETS) has received two of the highest certifications provided by the IMS Global Learning Consortium for its Item Banking Information System (IBIS). Both certifications relate to the production, sharing and delivery of test content by computer not only to vendors but to the greatest number of students....

2014-10-27 23:02:07

eReflect and the 7 Speed Reading™ developers discuss the reading habits of Millennials and other demographic groups, highlighting the reading habits of those in the 16-to-29 age bracket. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 eReflect reveals that young people aged 16 to 29 resemble their grandparents in one important way: despite their tech-based lifestyles, they still engage in book reading at a level similar to older generations. 43% of Millennials report reading a book daily, a...

2014-10-27 16:29:02

BOSTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shares in Alcobra Ltd ("Alcobra" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ADHD) dropped 60% on October 6, 2014 after disclosing the results of the Phase III study of MDX (an experimental formulation of vitamin B6) which showed that the drug failed to improve ADHD symptoms compared to a placebo. An even greater stock drop was averted, however, when Alcobra issued a press release the same day announcing that an alternative analysis of the Phase III study...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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