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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...

Brain Imaging Used To Identify Why ADHD Persists Into Adulthood
2014-06-10 14:25:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While about 11 percent of American school children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), many outgrow the condition as they progress into adulthood. In an attempt to understand why some ADHD may persist into adulthood, MIT researchers used brain-imaging technology to identify key differences in a specific brain communication network that is active when the brain is awake and not focused on a specific task,...

Determining The Lifetime Cost Of Caring For Autism Patients
2014-06-10 11:19:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Individuals with autism need special care throughout their lives and unfortunately, that care comes at a cost. According to a new study in JAMA Pediatrics, the costs for supporting individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) ranges from $1.4 million to $2.4 million in the United States and the United Kingdom. The study team said their analysis included more than just the direct costs associated with the condition. "We sought...

2014-06-10 08:26:22

ICF Associate Certified Coach shares the story of his Credential Legacy in latest ICF video, demonstrating the personal and professional benefits of achieving an ICF Credential. LEXINGTON, Ky., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janez Hudovernik is a runner, an Executive Coach and a father of six. He is also the only coach in Slovenia to hold an International Coach Federation (ICF) Credential. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140609/116035 Hudovernik, an ICF Associate...

2014-06-09 16:23:34

PRINCETON, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-three members of ETS's Research & Development (R&D) division plus 25 distinguished contributors from the United States, Canada and Europe have authored a new book on the design, use and challenges of computerized multistage testing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO Computerized Multistage Testing: Theory and Applications, recently published by Chapman & Hall/CRC, is edited by ETS's Duanli Yan,...

2014-06-06 12:23:06

A Powerful PLC Tool BLOOMINGTON, Ind., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solution Tree, one of the nation's premier educational publishers and professional development providers, has announced the release of Global PD--an innovative PLC tool for schools and districts looking to achieve higher levels of student learning and school performance. Professional learning communities are schools and districts in which educators recognize the key to improved learning for students is ongoing, job-embedded...

parent stress from adhd
2014-06-06 05:21:37

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that is characterized by symptoms such as an inability to focus on tasks, being overactive and several behavior control issues. It can manifest in just one symptom or a combination of all. The causes of ADHD are still not fully understood, but one thing is certain - the condition, which has seen a marked increase in percentage of diagnoses over the last decade, is not...

2014-06-05 23:17:19

‘Children of Divorced Parents’ proves that home is a very important aspect in female adolescent’s life. Eastvale, Calif (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 When Dr. Jane Akponye was working as a social service worker with Riverside County in California, she realized that a home is said to be a place operated to generate an atmosphere of togetherness, understanding, sympathy, support, and affection. The home is a very important aspect in female adolescent life. It is also the base line for an...

2014-06-05 23:05:26

The longstanding, multi-location organization is dedicated to providing an expansive array of mental health and substance abuse services, and has expanded to serve the growing needs of the Charles County community. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Walden has begun offering services to accommodate patients in Charles County, Maryland. The organization has been operational in St. Mary’s County for over 40 years, and has since branched out to make its comprehensive mental health and substance abuse...

2014-06-04 08:39:28

Allen's innovation in instructional design, technology, and strategic thinking earns them recognition as the Best of State. SALT LAKE CITY, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, Allen Communication Learning Services has been recognized with Utah's Best of State award for Management and Employee Training. The awards recognize outstanding individuals, organizations, and businesses in Utah. Allen stood out for their innovation and thought leadership in training...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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