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2014-07-16 23:10:45

Cumberland Academy of Georgia was recently included in an article assembling the 50 best private schools for students with special needs across the United States. The article was published on the Masters in Special Education website. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a school for children with learning disabilities in Atlanta, was recently selected as one of the top 50 best private schools in the country for students with special needs. The list was...

2014-07-16 23:09:38

World T.E.A.M. Sports’ third Adventure Team Challenge in suburban Washington, D.C. on July 19 features 16 teens with disabilities and 20 able-bodied athletes. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 On July 19, 16 teenagers with developmental and emotional disabilities will join 20 able-bodied athletes in World T.E.A.M. Sports’ third Adventure Team Challenge in suburban Washington, D.C. Hosted at the scenic Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park by the national non-profit,...

2014-07-16 20:24:21

OAKLAND, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Renaissance International School, an independent Montessori school in Oakland, California for children from two years old through middle school, is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year for its middle school program. "Our Montessori middle school is designed around students' needs and curiosity, encouraging them to find their own place in the community and to learn skills that aid them to thrive now and...

Young Women Who Post Sexy Social Media Photos Are Seen As Less Competent
2014-07-15 03:21:51

Oregon State University Girls and young women who post sexy or revealing photos on social media sites such as Facebook are viewed by their female peers as less physically and socially attractive and less competent to perform tasks, a new study from Oregon State University indicates. “This is a clear indictment of sexy social media photos,” said researcher Elizabeth Daniels, an assistant professor of psychology who studies the effect of media on girls’ body image. Daniels’...

2014-07-15 12:26:41

Achieve 2.0 with New Integrated IEP and Simplified Interface Streamlines Educational Plan Management MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEAS Education, the nation's leading education plan management company, today announced Achieve 2.0 offering a simplified, intuitive interface that allows teachers to access functions in three 'clicks' or less. Achieve 2.0 supports all school district education plan types including Academic and Behavior RTI, Section 504, English Language...

2014-07-15 08:32:34

Edulastic saves time and boosts classroom efficiency by enabling teachers to continuously track student mastery and provide differentiated instruction. FREMONT, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Snapwiz, an innovator of education technology, announced the release of a free solution that directly addresses the Common Core implementation challenges looming ahead for K-12 schools and districts around the country. Edulastic is a web-based formative assessment platform that helps...

Parkinson's Enhances Creativity: Study
2014-07-15 03:26:50

Tel Aviv University New TAU study confirms creative energy in Parkinson's sufferers is greater than in healthy individuals Prof. Rivka Inzelberg of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sagol Neuroscience Center at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, documented the exceptional creativity of Parkinson's patients two years ago in a review for Behavioral Neuroscience. Since then, she has conducted the first empirical study to verify a link between Parkinson's disease...

2014-07-14 23:03:54

Working in Partnership With the University of Washington’s Center for Game Science (CGS), The Not-for-Profit K-12 Company Seeks to Transform School Outcomes Around the World Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) July 14, 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...

2014-07-13 23:03:44

Emerald City School (ECS) announced it will commence operations for its first school year this September. The school is located downtown near the booming South Lake Union area, and offers individualized, evidence-based instruction for students with learning disabilities. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 ECS is being founded by Seattle businessman Ken Woolcott, who commented, “As a parent of a special needs child, I have become keenly aware of the underserved need in the Seattle...

2014-07-10 23:11:44

A total of 202 teams competed in the Qualifying rounds of the FIFA World Cup 2014, out of which 32 teams entered the Group Stage matches. A team of Jigsawites analyzed data from a total of 868 matches (Qualifying stage: 820 & Group Stage: 48) and came up with some interesting insights. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 A team of students from Jigsaw Academy, a premier online analytics training institute recently completed an interesting analysis on the 202 teams that competed in the Qualifying...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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