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2014-08-11 08:35:26

Back-to-School study shows increased technology use is helping students overcome barriers imposed by large class sizes; making any room a classroom and improving collaboration TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - From research, lectures and quizzes to collaboration, communication and homework, students are spending on average one third of their education time online using new mobile technologies according to a study released today by Intel Canada. Despite potential concerns, the majority...

2014-08-11 08:26:39

Allen Communication recognized with five awards for innovations in media and instructional design. SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allen Communication has been recognized with five Aurora Awards for groundbreaking approaches in visual graphics and instructional design. The awards acknowledge media creators worldwide who captivate audiences with creativity, message effectiveness, and technical excellence. The winning entries include three "Gold" and two "Platinum Best of...

2014-08-08 11:08:24

University of Eastern Finland Adolescents who behave aggressively are more likely to drink alcohol and in larger quantities than their peers, according to a recent study completed in Finland. Depression and anxiety, on the other hand, were not linked to increased alcohol use. The study investigated the association between psychosocial problems and alcohol use among 4074 Finnish 13- to 18-year-old adolescents. The results were published in Journal of Adolescence. The results indicate...

2014-08-07 23:01:42

eReflect, developer of 7 Speed Reading™ software, gives a synopsis of various 7 Speed Reading™ reviews by several third-party sites. The reviewers unanimously named 7 Speed Reading™ the top-ranked speed reading tutor available today. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 What helps people become better readers? Speed reading software has been proven to help people learn to read effectively and quickly, thus acquiring knowledge faster and providing advantages in personal,...

2014-08-05 12:28:25

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five-time martial arts World Champion Scott Sonnon, whose recent TEDx talk on learning disabilities has reached more than 50 million people, launches his new autobiography with a free speaking tour to support dyslexia education reform. Sonnon faced dyslexia so severe that he was hospitalized in a psychiatric institution for "disruptive classroom behavior," as recounted in "A Mountain Stands: Confessions of a Suppressed Genius,"...

2014-08-05 08:28:37

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CaseNEX, LLC is excited to announce that the states of West Virginia, Delaware, and Iowa accepted the Phonological Awareness LIteracy Screening (PALS) to their state lists of recommended literacy assessments. The state lists include literacy assessments recommended for screening, diagnosis, and progress monitoring that support implementation of the Response to Intervention (RtI) framework....

2014-08-04 12:36:42

University Research Cites Technology as New Paradigm in Music Instruction RENO, Nev., August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optek Music Systems, Inc., makers of the ground-breaking Fretlight Guitar and Fretlight Learning System, announced today that a published review of independent research has confirmed what the company and its loyal fans have been saying for years - the Fretlight system speeds learning, enhances retention and builds confidence in guitar players better and faster than...

2014-07-31 23:19:00

Parent company C8 Sciences’ innovative ACTIVATE™ program at the center of helping ADHD in the classroom while delivering real-time cognitive data reports and greatly improving academic outcomes. New Haven, Connecticut (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Connecticut-based C8 Sciences, developers and marketers of neuroscience-based cognitive assessment and development products including the game-changing ACTIVATE™ program, has announced a no-cost webinar through its C8 Schools to help teachers...

2014-07-31 23:04:49

Dr. Michael Allen teams up with Industry Leaders from Hilton, AutoNation, Pulte Group, Manhattan Associates, and more, to Offer Best Practices, Advanced Approaches, and Real-Life Examples of Performance Changing e-Learning at Day-Long Learning Conference. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Allen Interactions Inc., an internationally acclaimed custom learning design, development, strategic consulting, and technology firm, announces key industry professionals as presenters for...

2014-07-30 23:14:28

Medication-Assisted Recovery Services (MARS™), a leading national nonprofit organization that provides peer support services and training to address the needs of the medication-assisted recovery community, announced it is creating an enhancement for peer recovery support efforts throughout New York State that will include several rural areas in upstate NY. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 MARS™ (Medication-Assisted Recovery Services), a leading national nonprofit organization that...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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