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2014-04-30 23:22:29

CenturyLink and the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations announced 24 winners of the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation's Teacher and Technology grant program. Each project will receive up to $5,000 to purchase technology to enhance digital learning and technology-driven classroom instruction. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 CenturyLink, Inc. and the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF) recently announced 24 winners of the CenturyLink Clarke M....

2014-04-30 23:13:50

The 15th annual Global Educator Award winners include teachers from 5 countries. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 VIF International Education recently announced the winners of the 2014 Global Educator Awards. The winning educators come from five different schools across five North Carolina counties. In addition to being honored as top international educators in the state, all winners will receive travel vouchers and the winning Global Team will receive funds for global education...

2014-04-30 11:48:46

And more time spent in light intensity physical activity may ward off disability Low levels of physical capability (in particular weak grip strength, slow chair rise speed and poor standing balance performance) in midlife can indicate poorer chances of survival over the next 13 years, while greater time spent in light intensity physical activity each day is linked to a reduced risk of developing disability in adults with or at risk of developing knee osteoarthritis, suggest two papers...

2014-04-29 12:32:41

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) -- Pregnant women might want to think twice before reaching for that pain pill. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140429/81645 A new study published in the respected JAMA Pediatrics has discovered a possible link between acetaminophen -- found in Tylenol and many other pain pills -- and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. And while experts say the preliminary findings fall short of proving a direct...

2014-04-29 08:37:03

Dr. Patricia Wright will serve as Vice President of Professional Services NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rethink, an education technology company that puts cutting-edge tools to support students with special needs in the hands of educators and parents, announced that Dr. Patricia Wright, former national director of autism services at Easter Seals, will join the organization as Vice President of Professional Services this week. "Dr. Wright has unparalleled passion for,...

2014-04-28 23:12:10

According to Toby Dauber with Morris Psychological Group, adolescence presents challenges and parents play a crucial role in fostering that transition with understanding and guidance to make it a rewarding period for the entire family. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 April 2014 – Many parents expect the teenage years to be a trial they will have to endure. They've been warned that their previously successful parenting strategies are about to become useless and their previously...

2014-04-28 23:10:34

How Parents Can Raise Creative Thinkers in the Face of Elementary and Middle School Social Pressures Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 It’s proven through government studies that creativity is a valuable asset best developed through the arts. Creativity is known as the fundamental driver of innovation. Art education develops the critical thinking skills and problem solving abilities necessary to create our future innovators. However, it can be quite difficult for parents to retain...

2014-04-26 23:02:16

Primoris Academy’s Summer 2014 Enrichment Programs run from June 23rd to August 15th and include half-day and full-day options. Westwood, NJ (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Primoris Academy, conveniently located in Westwood, New Jersey, has created a wide variety of fun-filled and intellectually stimulating programs for this summer intended for preschoolers through seniors in high school. The summer enrichment programs are broken into four 2-week sessions and by age. Families may choose only...

2014-04-25 12:25:12

Wish Upon a Fish for Leo's Pad Available Today on the App Store; to Be Featured at Games for Change Arcade During the Tribeca Film Festival NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kidaptive, an innovative edtech company focused on early learning, today introduced Wish Upon a Fish, the sixth appisode in its award-winning Leo's Pad: Preschool Kids Learning Series for iPad. Leo's Pad is available today on the App Store and will be featured live at the Games for Change Arcade event, taking place...

Free-flowing Thought More Likely While Taking A Walk
2014-04-25 03:43:10

American Psychological Association When the task at hand requires some imagination, taking a walk may lead to more creative thinking than sitting, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. "Many people anecdotally claim they do their best thinking when walking," said Marily Oppezzo, PhD, of Santa Clara University. "With this study, we finally may be taking a step or two toward discovering why." While at Stanford University's Graduate School of...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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