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2014-05-05 12:32:50

Independent Efficacy Study Shows Cengage Learning's Online Homework Tool Benefits Students and Instructors BOSTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- College students using Cengage Learning's Aplia online homework tool were more engaged, received better grades and developed better workplace-ready skills than students who did not use the tool, according to an independent efficacy study conducted for Cengage Learning by Project Tomorrow, a national education nonprofit organization. The study...

2014-05-01 23:03:29

Exam Master announces the integration of their Academic Manager with Software Secure's Remote Proctor NOW! Newark, Delaware (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Exam Master Corporation and Software Secure announce the integration of two key online testing and security platforms, Academic Manager and Remote Proctor NOW, creating a secure and flexible online testing solution for academic institutions and professional organizations worldwide. Exam Master’s Academic Manager is an advanced online...

2014-04-30 23:24:01

The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability, a full-color print and online magazine that help individuals with various disabling medical conditions live life to the fullest, has published a must-read new article to mark National Stress Awareness month. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 To mark National Stress Awareness Month, which occurs every April, the Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published an important new article on the serious – yet not well...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.