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2014-07-08 08:37:46

The educational app opens up new learning possibilities for elementary school kids and their teachers. SAN JOSE, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Since the beginning of 2014, the teachers at Leggee, Martin, and Conley Elementary Schools have utilized the Explain Everything app by MorrisCooke. In the course of a few, short months, these teachers have watched their students transform the way they absorb and relay information. Photo:...

2014-07-08 08:37:17

Website offers formative assessment resource materials and guidelines. PRINCETON, N.J., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of researchers and assessment specialists at Educational Testing Service (ETS), has launched a website to provide resources for teachers and practitioners to use for formative assessment purposes in their classrooms. These resources are designed to target and lead to improved academic reading skills for English learners (EL) at the middle school...

2014-07-07 23:02:09

Adapt Courseware and Eduventures Lead Insightful Session on Innovation in Teaching and Learning Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Adapt Courseware, which provides state-of-the-art adaptive learning multimedia, is presenting at this year's Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference, kicking off tomorrow in Denver. According to Sloan-C, higher education institutions worldwide are using a blended approach to enhance student learning, facilitate student access, meet instructional and...

2014-07-03 12:57:40

University of Toronto Adults who have dyslexia are much more likely to report they were physically abused before they turned 18 than their peers without dyslexia, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Toronto and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. Thirty-five per cent of adults with dyslexia report they were physically abused before they turned 18. In contrast, seven per cent of those without dyslexia reported that they had...

2014-07-03 12:51:53

University of Copenhagen Researchers at the University of Copenhagen and the Copenhagen University Hospital have identified a particular genetic mutation that may cause parkinsonism in young people. The mutation interferes with the brain's transport of the important signal substance dopamine and may also plays a role in mental diseases, e.g. ADHD. The findings have just been published in the scientific Journal of Clinical Investigation. Being one of the most important signal substances...

2014-07-02 23:01:05

Harbor Village Florida comments on a new report that shows that ADHD is likely to lead to drug abuse. USA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 As reported by CBS News in the article Kids with ADHD More Likely to Abuse Drugs (6/30), a recent study has linked increased rates of substance abuse among kids who grow up with ADHD while dismissing the fact that traditional ADHD medicine has a role in it. While researchers do not have an exact answer as to why there is a higher chance of drug abuse among this...

2014-07-02 04:21:02

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUBiC Magazine is a new monthly publication to spark children's minds, with each edition containing a mixture of Maths, English and creative thinking. Maths tasks are mostly based on real-world examples - for instance, working out how many buttons to order at a dress factory. We are also pioneering "Ninja Maths" which asks the reader to solve simple algebraic additions and multiplications quickly, and to "feel" the numbers in their...

2014-07-01 23:11:07

Partnership extends research-based professional development for whole-school improvement focused on needs of ELL students, promising to close achievement gap and improve learning for all students under college and career readiness standards. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Learning Sciences International announces its new partnership with Dr. Margarita Calderón, an internationally respected authority on ELL education. Dr. Calderón, a Senior Research Scientist and...

2014-07-01 23:01:37

SRG Technology and EDmin bring Next Generation Assessment to the K-12 marketplace. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 SRG Technology (SRGT) today announced the launch of IMPROVE powered by Blender – a suite of products and services delivering Next Generation Assessment to the K-12 marketplace. SRG Technology is attending ISTE 2014, the education community’s largest ed tech conference, presented by the International Society for Technology in Education, in full swing in Atlanta. With the theme...

2014-06-30 23:22:08

Pascale Aline Bertoli is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 NAPW honors Pascale Aline Bertoli, Psychotherapist and Performance Coach at Clearmind.today, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Bertoli is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in psychotherapy and leadership / performance coaching. As the largest, most-recognized organization of...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
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