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2014-01-29 08:30:18

First Clinic in Mid-South To Utilize FDA Approved EEG Based Biomarker MEMPHIS, Tenn. and AUGUSTA, Ga., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Germantown Private Psychiatry PLLC and NEBA® Health, LLC announce today that Dr. Arif Mirza, MD Child Psychiatrist & Medical Director of Germantown Private Psychiatry PLLC have become NEBA partners and now offer the only FDA approved brainwave-based ADHD assessment aid. The NEBA ADHD Test can be scheduled at our office located at 7505 Capital...

2014-01-29 08:26:58

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Common Core underway, Tween Publishing has released a curriculum series enabling middle schools to further the high school and college readiness of their students through a range of preparatory skills. "One strength the Common Core is the freedom to teach habits of mind and academic behaviors as a component of college readiness," says Susan Mulcaire, president of Tween Publishing and series author. "The instructional...

2014-01-28 23:31:23

The staffing firm will work a booth at the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention from February 18-21 in Washington, D.C. In addition to traditional direct hires, PediaStaff places school-based psychologists on contract assignments through contract staffing back-office service Top Echelon Contracting. Washington (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 As a nationwide niche-oriented staffing company that focuses on placing pediatric and school-based clinicians, PediaStaff is a...

White Matter Quality In The Brain Is Crucial For Adding And Multiplying
2014-01-28 10:14:42

KU Leuven A new study led by Professor Bert De Smedt (Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, KU Leuven) has found that healthy 12-year-olds who score well in addition and multiplication have higher-quality white matter tracts. This correlation does not appear to apply to subtraction and division. ‘Grey’ cells process information in the brain and are connected via neural pathways, the tracts through which signals are transferred. "Neural pathways are comparable to a...

2014-01-28 08:36:52

ETS's Praxis(TM) Performance Assessment for Teachers (PPAT) Begins Field Testing PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to the need for a more meaningful assessment that can accurately measure a new teacher's knowledge and instructional capabilities within the classroom, Educational Testing Service (ETS), in collaboration with educators and state education officials across the country, is developing the Praxis(TM) Performance Assessment for Teachers...

2014-01-25 23:01:24

Reading Horizons celebrates thirty years of teaching students to read using a proven phonics based methodology. North Salt Lake, UT (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 2014 marks the 30th year that Reading Horizons, an innovative and growing literacy development company, has been improving the lives of children and adults with a time-tested method for teaching reading. In its first year in business, Reading Horizons partnered with educator Charlotte Lockhart to develop educational software based on...

2014-01-24 13:19:42

A study of interpretations of anti-social behavior (ASB) found a significant gap between the views of different age groups - with older people more likely than younger people to interpret public behavior as anti-social, particularly when associated with young people. More than 80% of adults thought swearing in a public place was ASB compared with less than 43% of young people, and more than 60% of adults listed cycling or skateboarding on the street compared with less than 8% of young...

2014-01-24 08:23:22

Technology and the web have created new 'freedom to learn' for both teachers and pupils School change beginning to happen more quickly and easily TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - A new report published today by leading education academic Professor Michael Fullan, reveals a greater partnership between teachers and students that is beginning to happen naturally as a result of increasingly pervasive technology in schools. This partnership connects learning with each individual's...

2014-01-23 23:00:13

On Wednesday, February 5, tens of thousands of teachers and millions of students from all fifty states and the District of Columbia will come together to celebrate the third annual Digital Learning Day. Spearheaded by the Alliance for Excellent Education, Digital Learning Day recognizes innovative teaching and common-sense, effective applications of education technology that support teachers, improve learning, and help students achieve at their highest potential. Washington, DC (PRWEB)...

2014-01-22 23:20:49

EBSCO’s Leadership & Management Learning Center™ Helps Achieve Silver for Best Advance in Performance Support Technology Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) today announced that it won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Silver award for excellence in the Best Advance in Performance Support Technology category. EBSCO earned the award as a result of its robust organizational learning solution, Leadership & Management Learning Center™ (LMLC)....