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greater learning gains in traditional science courses
2014-09-05 08:49:29

Brian M. Mullen, Clemson University Students taking traditional, in-class science courses reported higher perceived learning gains than students enrolled in online distance education science courses. Notably, African-American students taking traditional science courses self-reported greater affective and psychomotor learning gains than students taking online science courses. These are the key findings of a new study co-authored by a Clemson University researcher and published in the...

2014-09-05 08:21:59

SAO PAULO, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saraiva S.A. Livreiros Editores ("Saraiva", "Company" or "Saraiva Group") hereby informs its shareholders, investors and the market in general, the expansion of its digital learning solution portfolio, with the creation of its adaptive learning platform. The Company also announces that it has entered into an agreement, which aims at making available its recently launched learning platform to students in their final year of Law degree at Kroton...

2014-09-04 23:08:50

New educational app from Innovative Learning Concepts, Inc. uses math curriculum ideal for students of all abilities and learning styles. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Innovative Learning Concepts, Inc., creators of the widely used TouchMath mathematics curriculum, announced today that their new TouchMath Adventures: Jungle Addition 1 interactive educational math app for Apple iPad tablets is already having a positive effect on children learning basic math concepts as...

2014-09-03 08:41:17

Recent WebAssign survey assesses student learning preferences and reinforces WebAssign as an effective tool for student success RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, a leading provider of online instructional tools for faculty and students, today announced survey results demonstrating a growing preference for online testing. Students who previously tested in WebAssign prefer this method to paper testing. Student responses also indicate that WebAssign is perceived to be...

2014-09-02 23:10:21

Perfect for Homeschool and Distance learning families, 'The Art Factory' 'Integrated Lesson Plans for Creativity Express Online make it easy and fun to include art education in any child’s curriculum. No prior experience necessary! Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Parents know that Art Education is important for their children, but what exactly is art? Very few adults were fortunate enough to have top-level art instruction in school. Those who did will point out that...

2014-09-02 08:28:37

Advice from Psychologists and Kids In The House Experts LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 2007, there has been a 16 percent increase in ADHD diagnoses in the United States. While this may alarm some parents, Kids In The House experts explain what this increase really means and how parents can help children who have been diagnosed with ADHD. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130920/LA83405LOGO Jerome Schultz, clinical neuropsychologist, explains to Kids...

2014-09-01 23:02:50

Kahrds is a new learning platform that makes learning fun and very effective; it allows its users to customize their own study sets based exactly on what they need to learn. The users determine the subject and the level of each one of the study sets, provide their content and then Kahrds turns whatever information was previously entered into games, flash cards and tests. Estero, FL (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Kahrds is a perfect learning as well as teaching tool. The study platform allows...

2014-08-31 23:04:42

As students head back to high school or off to college, many will face an important education decision – what should I major in? Career guidance leader Career Key offers three back to school tips for choosing a high-quality college major test. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 As students head back to high school or off to college, many will face an important education decision: what should I major in or study after high school? Career guidance leader, Career Key,...

2014-08-30 08:21:04

Expo to also feature Assistive Tech, Adaptive Vehicles, CEU Training, Sports, Dancing and Latest Products for People with Disabilities BOSTON, Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate the upcoming 25(th) anniversary of the historic passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA25), the long-anticipated ADA Legacy Tour will make a stop at Abilities Expo Boston on September 5-7, 2014 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Hall C. Admission is free and Expo hours...

2014-08-29 23:10:04

Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers recently presented a paper at the 2014 Conference on Implementation Science in Cambridge, England, discussing how innovative graduate degree programs that focus on brain-based teaching have positive impact in real-world implementation. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers, co-developers of a graduate degree program that focuses on brain-based teaching, recently traveled to Cambridge, England, to present a paper on the practical...


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