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A Link Found Between Musical Training And Executive Brain Function
2014-06-18 13:45:58

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Musical training and performance programs like Suzuki Strings have long been thought to be beneficial to the child student though little, if any, research was able to substantively back up that assertion. With research recently conducted at Boston Children's Hospital, evidence now exists that shows just how beneficial early musical training can be in helping to determine an individual's later academic success and prolonged executive...

2014-06-17 23:14:31

A recent report by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as well as prior studies indicate significantly more males with Autism (ASD), ADHD and Dyslexia. Understanding these data led Dr. Levinson to vital etiologic, diagnostic and therapeutic insights. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 In a recent study by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 3x and 5x more males were recognized to have ADHD and Autism (ASD), respectively. And for decades, the reported ratios of...

2014-06-17 16:27:53

World's First Free Assessment Creation Tool Offering Modern Question Types Allows Educators to Easily Evaluate Student Comprehension LOS GATOS, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenEd (www.OpenEd.io), the largest K-12 educational resource catalog, today announced a free tool designed to enable teachers to easily create assessments with the question types required by Common Core standards. OpenEd's assessment creation tool enables educators to create tests incorporating their own...

2014-06-17 13:43:29

University of Eastern Finland Non-vocational adult education drawing on a person's own motivation comes with a variety of benefits that are also reflected on the person's close friends, family and work. Studying boosts self-confidence and well-being, and expands social networks. Furthermore, motivation to pursue other studies also increases. Thanks to participation in adult education, tolerance towards and confidence in other people grows, and adult learners pay increasing attention to...

2014-06-16 23:08:54

Senior Instructional Strategist, Angel Green, to discuss the power of design thinking for instructional designers as part of popular premium training webinar series for e-learning professionals from Allen Interactions. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Allen Interactions Inc., an internationally acclaimed custom learning design, development, strategic consulting, and technology firm, announces their next premium training webinar for e-learning professionals. The webinar,...

2014-06-16 23:00:10

Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment decisions, according to new research published online, June 17, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment...

2014-06-12 23:07:22

YouSeeU, an educational technology company, launched a major initiative to improve online MBA classes through utilization of their proprietary asynchronous Question & Answer tool. Question & Answer facilitates the case teaching method by requiring online students to spontaneously respond via video, immediately upon being asked a text or video question from their instructor. Loveland, CO (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The challenge online educators face is how to use the case study method...

2014-06-12 20:20:15

NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flow Lending LLC, a leading merchant cash advance business that does funding both in United States and Canada, now has the capacity to lend to Sports Agencies and their Players and to successful Hollywood Producers. A spokesperson for Flow Lending stated, "This puts us at another level. We now cater to the sports world and Hollywood for their financial needs." It is a known fact most professional athletes will become insolvent within two to...

2014-06-11 23:10:22

Learning Sciences International has launched a book publishing division to provide K-12 educators with focused professional development on instructional strategies for college and career readiness. The Marzano Center Essentials for Achieving Rigor education series will be available in summer 2014. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Learning Sciences International, the nation’s leading provider of professional development and performance management solutions in education, is...

2014-06-10 23:16:17

Exam Elf is a new app that seeks to teach kids specific skills needed to perform better on exams, including standardized tests. The app is fully Common Core compliant. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 ZumFun, a NYC based educational startup, has launched their latest app, Exam Elf. Exam Elf teaches students the specific skills needed to perform better in exams in a fun game environment, without the cost of expensive test preparation classes. “We have found 12 key skills that are...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.