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2014-06-16 23:00:10

Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment decisions, according to new research published online, June 17, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Brain iron levels offer a potential biomarker in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and may help physicians and parents make better informed treatment...

2014-06-12 23:07:22

YouSeeU, an educational technology company, launched a major initiative to improve online MBA classes through utilization of their proprietary asynchronous Question & Answer tool. Question & Answer facilitates the case teaching method by requiring online students to spontaneously respond via video, immediately upon being asked a text or video question from their instructor. Loveland, CO (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The challenge online educators face is how to use the case study method...

2014-06-12 20:20:15

NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flow Lending LLC, a leading merchant cash advance business that does funding both in United States and Canada, now has the capacity to lend to Sports Agencies and their Players and to successful Hollywood Producers. A spokesperson for Flow Lending stated, "This puts us at another level. We now cater to the sports world and Hollywood for their financial needs." It is a known fact most professional athletes will become insolvent within two to...

2014-06-11 23:10:22

Learning Sciences International has launched a book publishing division to provide K-12 educators with focused professional development on instructional strategies for college and career readiness. The Marzano Center Essentials for Achieving Rigor education series will be available in summer 2014. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Learning Sciences International, the nation’s leading provider of professional development and performance management solutions in education, is...

2014-06-10 23:16:17

Exam Elf is a new app that seeks to teach kids specific skills needed to perform better on exams, including standardized tests. The app is fully Common Core compliant. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 ZumFun, a NYC based educational startup, has launched their latest app, Exam Elf. Exam Elf teaches students the specific skills needed to perform better in exams in a fun game environment, without the cost of expensive test preparation classes. “We have found 12 key skills that are...

Brain Imaging Used To Identify Why ADHD Persists Into Adulthood
2014-06-10 14:25:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While about 11 percent of American school children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), many outgrow the condition as they progress into adulthood. In an attempt to understand why some ADHD may persist into adulthood, MIT researchers used brain-imaging technology to identify key differences in a specific brain communication network that is active when the brain is awake and not focused on a specific task,...

Determining The Lifetime Cost Of Caring For Autism Patients
2014-06-10 11:19:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Individuals with autism need special care throughout their lives and unfortunately, that care comes at a cost. According to a new study in JAMA Pediatrics, the costs for supporting individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) ranges from $1.4 million to $2.4 million in the United States and the United Kingdom. The study team said their analysis included more than just the direct costs associated with the condition. "We sought...

2014-06-10 08:26:22

ICF Associate Certified Coach shares the story of his Credential Legacy in latest ICF video, demonstrating the personal and professional benefits of achieving an ICF Credential. LEXINGTON, Ky., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janez Hudovernik is a runner, an Executive Coach and a father of six. He is also the only coach in Slovenia to hold an International Coach Federation (ICF) Credential. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140609/116035 Hudovernik, an ICF Associate...

2014-06-09 16:23:34

PRINCETON, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-three members of ETS's Research & Development (R&D) division plus 25 distinguished contributors from the United States, Canada and Europe have authored a new book on the design, use and challenges of computerized multistage testing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO Computerized Multistage Testing: Theory and Applications, recently published by Chapman & Hall/CRC, is edited by ETS's Duanli Yan,...

2014-06-06 12:23:06

A Powerful PLC Tool BLOOMINGTON, Ind., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solution Tree, one of the nation's premier educational publishers and professional development providers, has announced the release of Global PD--an innovative PLC tool for schools and districts looking to achieve higher levels of student learning and school performance. Professional learning communities are schools and districts in which educators recognize the key to improved learning for students is ongoing, job-embedded...


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