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2014-03-13 08:29:17

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike 20 years ago, students with high-functioning autism and Asperger's Syndrome are now taught right alongside their neurotypical peers. Reaching and teaching these students requires better understanding of how their brains are wired, helping them turn challenges into opportunities, and learning to enjoy the perspective they bring to the classroom. Staff Development for Educators (SDE)'s online course on Teaching Students with...

2014-03-12 23:26:10

Jigsaw Academy has won the prestigious Brands Academy Award 2014 for ‘Best Academy for Analytics Courses’. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 In a glittering ceremony held at the Hotel Radisson Blu, New Delhi, on March 08, 2014, Brands Academy awarded Jigsaw Academy the award for, 'Best Academy for Analytics Courses'. The award was presented to the founders of Jigsaw Academy, Sarita Digumarti and Gaurav Vohra by V.V.S. Laxman, former Indian cricketer. Education Excellence...

2014-03-12 08:29:49

Express Scripts Report Shows More Women than Men Take ADHD Drugs ST. LOUIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Americans who use medication to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) rose 36 percent in 5 years, totaling more than 4.8 million privately insured individuals in 2012, according to the most current and comprehensive analysis of these medications released today by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO...

Children's Math Skills Improved With Use Of Hand Gestures: Study
2014-03-12 06:16:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Children who use hand gesturing while learning math develop a better understanding of the problems they are taught, according to new research from University of Chicago’s Department of Psychology. While previous research has found that hand gestures can indeed help children learn, the current study focused on whether abstract gesturing can support generalization beyond a particular problem, and whether it is a more effective...

2014-03-11 23:01:50

In a new nationwide survey of more than 600 K-12 teachers, 50 percent reported inadequate assistance when using technology in the classroom. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 In a new nationwide survey of more than 600 K-12 teachers, 50 percent reported inadequate assistance when using technology in the classroom. Educators cited a lack of support in facing technical issues and questions pertaining to instructional models when implementing new hardware or software. The survey was...

2014-03-06 08:27:30

United Disabilities Services debuts "Access to Independence," an online magazine for the disability community featuring Tiphany Adams from "Push Girls," artist Jonathan Whitlock, trip free zones and home modification products LANCASTER, Pa., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Access to Independence," a free, online magazine for the disability community was recently launched by United Disabilities Services (UDS) which is headquartered in Lancaster, PA. "UDS has so much experience and...

2014-03-05 23:30:57

Dr. Charles Coker, a world-renowned expert in human capital strategies, is named vice president at MedMasters. Ponte Vedra, Florida (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 MedMasters announces that Charles “Chuck” Coker, PhD, SPHR, has joined the online medical social networking site as its Vice President of Human Capital Strategy. “Chuck’s academic and professionals credentials are, without a doubt, extraordinary,” says MedMasters’ CEO and founder, Rick Fromme. Dr. Coker holds two academic...

2014-03-05 23:30:12

There have been plenty of snowmen built this winter, even in areas where it seems one may have a better chance of spotting Halley’s Comet than an actual snowflake. But even for educators working in regions where snowfall is commonplace, many have at one time observed that at the very moment just one of these white, crystalline flakes is spotted, a wire seems to short circuit as if it is the first time the class has ever seen this phenomenon called “snow.” Mahwah, NJ (PRWEB) March...

2014-03-03 12:28:34

More than 30,000 educators unite K-12 students in shared reading practice challenge WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If the Olympics had a challenge for reading practice, America's students would be gold medal winners! K-12 students read nearly 5 million books to set a new record during Renaissance Learning's "Read the Most Coast to Coast" event held February 28. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001108/RENAISSANCELOGO The annual event challenges...

2014-03-03 12:24:12

DUBAI, UAE, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Return after 25-year protest of art refusal After 25 years of consistent refusal, an artist has returned, under the pseudonym "AN IDIOT", as a "painter from nothing" - and has since continued to develop new artistic styles and methods. During the 80s he destroyed his entire previous work, chopped into pieces and burned up in his factory-building workshop - all as a protest against the recognition value encouraged by the art...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.