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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...

2014-07-10 23:01:38

A chimpanzee’s intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 A chimpanzee’s intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study. The study found that some, but not all, cognitive, or...

Human's Primate Cousins Also Pass Intelligence Through Their Genes
2014-07-10 15:25:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous studies have shown that genetic factors for intelligence can be passed on in humans, but a new study shows that inherited intelligence also extends to our primate cousins – namely chimpanzees. Published in the journal Current Biology, the study showed environmental factors in determining a chimp’s intelligence may be less important than previously thought. "As is the case in humans, genes matter when it comes to...

2014-07-09 08:34:53

MindTap Offers A Fully Digital, Highly Personalized Learning Experience BOSTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing that the acquisition of communication skills impacts students' success in college and career, Cengage Learning, a leading global education company, today announced that it is integrating speech capture software from YouSeeU into MindTap - offering students an easier way to practice and improve their presentation skills. Using a series of integrated apps, called...

2014-07-09 08:29:12

Nonprofit taps industry leader to further its mission of disability awareness and education PORTLAND, Maine, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Disability Awareness today announced it has appointed Carol A. Harnett, a widely respected consultant, speaker, writer and trendspotter in the fields of employee benefits, absence and disability management, and health and performance innovation, as President. Harnett began her career as a clinical physiologist and has...

2014-07-09 08:27:34

LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc. (NeuroSigma), a California-based life sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded UCLA a grant that funds a Phase II 90-subject pediatric clinical trial at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) focused on the treatment of...


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