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2014-06-25 04:21:07

PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Curriculum for continued professional training and education now available through Minnesota state agencies for direct care professionals Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that the State of Minnesota will provide new online curricula from Elsevier DirectCourse...

2014-06-24 23:16:36

Big Data Toolkit Makes Competency-Based Learning Authentic and Scalable by Measuring Learners’ Metacognitive Responses to Instruction and Assessment Worcester, MA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Data analytics firm metacog (http://www.metacog.com) will introduce the first advanced analytics APIs that measure learners’ metacognitive processes during instruction and assessment on June 29 at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Atlanta, GA. Unlike most...

2014-06-24 23:16:34

Highlights Include Standards-based Search, Skills Assessments, and Career Skills Training Little Falls, MN (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Atomic Learning deploys its latest site features at the ISTE 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Atlanta. New tools include search by standards, Career Skills training, and Skills Assessment. The company will also feature new technology training offerings. Atomic Learning updated its search by standards feature to ensure all the digital content is aligned...

2014-06-24 23:14:59

Recent studies reporting the rising incidences of Autism (ASD), ADHD and Dyslexia are primarily due to better recognition and diagnosis of milder cases, states neuropsychiatrist Dr. Harold Levinson. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 A recent study just released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) notes that the incidence of Autism or ASD rose 30% in just two years from 1/88 to 1/68. Another CDC report indicated that ADHD just increased to 11% from 8%. Similarly, the...

2014-06-24 23:13:55

Jigsaw Academy and Mortgage Dex have today announced the winners of the Data Analysis Competition, held for Jigsaw students. The contest was aimed at helping students strengthen their skills in data exploration, analysis and visualization. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Jigsaw Academy, the renowned online analytics training academy and Mortgage Dex, a firm that examines real estate trends, policies & financial implications that impact real estate investments are proud to...

2014-06-23 23:11:13

Student MAP gains reflect hard work of the school, students, and partners. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Education Elements, the leader in designing and implementing personalized learning for school districts, congratulates Seeds of Health, MC2 High School on a successful implementation of a blended learning rotational model at the high school level, leading to impressive NWEA MAP score gains for their students. MC2’s NWEA MAP scores increased in nearly every grade and subject in...

2014-06-23 16:24:57

Leading Academic and Community Organizations Foster Dialogue on Improving Community Health and Reducing Gaps in Care LEAWOOD, Kan. and WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peers for Progress, a program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (AAFPF), and NCLR (National Council of La Raza) gathered researchers and program leaders last week at a conference in San Francisco for an in-depth discussion, "Peer Support: Evidence and Directions Forward." The...

2014-06-19 23:13:30

Allsup explains alternatives for seeking an appeal if VA compensation benefits denied for military sexual trauma or related PTSD Belleville, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Veterans who have been denied Veterans Affairs compensation benefits for disability claims involving military sexual trauma (MST) may want to review their claims and file a disability appeal, according to Allsup, which provides veterans disability appeals services through the Allsup Veterans Disability Appeal Service®....

2014-06-19 23:00:34

Online Profile Revised to Reflect Latest Psychometric Standards San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Aperian Global, a leading provider of consulting, training, and web tools for global talent development, announced the launch of the new GlobeSmart® Profile, an updated component of the company’s flagship online tool, GlobeSmart®. GlobeSmart is an industry-leading, on-demand solution for individuals working with global counterparts. It contains detailed content on 87...

2014-06-18 23:06:52

Educational psychologist and author Donna Wilson, who spoke at a gathering of national and state educational leaders earlier this month, provided insights into the cognitive potential of young learners. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Aligning educational policy and practice with the science of learning, informed by brain research, can help create a positive trajectory for young children to succeed in school and beyond. That was the core message delivered by educational psychologist and author...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.