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Preschoolers Can Reflect On What They Dont Know

Preschoolers Can Reflect On What They Don't Know

Association for Psychological Science Contrary to previous assumptions, researchers find that preschoolers are able to gauge the strength of their memories and make decisions based on their self-assessments. The study findings are published in...

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2014-07-30 10:06:12

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: An electronic screening tool that starts with a single question to assess the frequency of substance misuse appears to be an easy way to screen teenagers who visited a physician for routine medical care. Author: Sharon Levy, M.D., M.P.H., of Boston Children's Hospital, and colleagues. Background: Substance use can cause illness and death in adolescents. Screening adolescents and intervening if there is substance use can reduce the burden of...

2014-07-29 08:38:53

SEATTLE, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Digital Education (CDE) and the National School Boards Association (NSBA) just announced the top-ranked school districts in the tenth annual Digital School Districts Survey. Apex Learning, the leading provider of digital curriculum for the nation's schools, is pleased to work with the following districts recognized in the survey: -- Bergenfield Public Schools, NJ -- Cherokee County, GA -- Forsyth County, GA -- Houston...

2014-07-28 23:09:19

To commemorate World Hepatitis Day which occurs every July 28, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published a new article that focuses on disabling digestive disorders. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 To commemorate World Hepatitis Day which occurs every July 28, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published a new article that focuses on disabling digestive disorders that include hepatitis, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, inflammatory...

2014-07-28 16:25:13

cut-e the leader in online testing and assessment has been sharing its latest research and thinking at applied psychology and testing conferences throughout July. HAMBURG, Germany, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr Achim Preuss, founder and MD of the cut-e Group comments: "As a company, we have witnessed a surge in interest in the value and benefits of online assessment. cut-e is recognised as one of the leaders in online testing because of our commitment and constant drive to...

2014-07-25 23:01:52

Founder and CEO of Allen Interactions, Dr. Michael Allen, to discuss the bottom-line business return of using e-learning, specifically the principles of the Serious eLearning Manifesto. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Allen Interactions Inc., an internationally acclaimed custom learning design, development, strategic consulting, and technology firm, announces new webinar in conjunction with Training Magazine Network. The webinar, e-Learning, Are You Serious?, aims to shed...

2014-07-24 23:14:37

Attention Point® is pleased to announce the “Weiss ADHD Comorbid Screen” (WACS) and the “Teacher Report of School Function”, both developed by Dr. Margaret Weiss, are now available as a part of DefiniPoint®, the nation’s first complete suite of online ADHD assessment tools. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 “I developed the ADHD Comorbid Screen because, I wanted to help clinicians gather comorbid symptom information which would allow them to focus the clinical...

2014-07-24 23:09:04

Today’s K-12 Mandarin educators have a new challenge: to engage a new wave of Chinese language learners with the latest technology while ensuring standards such as ACTFL and the Common Core are met. To address this problem, Better Chinese, a thought leader in linking technology to best practices pedagogy for Mandarin educators, is launching the first series of self-paced, asynchronous webinars, with blended learning options that provide professional development specifically for Chinese...

2014-07-23 23:31:41

Two recent studies reveal that child abuse is much more common in ADHD and dyslexia. In Dr. Harold Levinson’s clinical experience, early and effective medical treatment rapidly “normalizes” overall functioning and so may minimize or prevent child abuse and many other impairments from arising. Great Neck, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Two recent studies indicate that previously untreated adults with dyslexia and ADHD were significantly more abused as children than those without these...

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...

2014-07-22 08:40:03

BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College students who used Cengage Learning's MindTap personal learning experience earned better test scores than students who did not use the platform, according to a study conducted by independent research groups MarketingWorks and SEG Measurement, commissioned by the company. The study also found that nearly two-thirds of students felt MindTap helped them achieve higher levels of learning, such as how to apply what is learned to real-world...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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