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2014-02-26 23:03:09

Physical exercise proves essential for better cognitive function in children. eReflect urges teachers and parents to pay heed to this new finding that reveals exercise directly affects cognitive function and learning. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 eReflect urges parents and teachers to seriously consider increasing physical exercise for young students to improve their acquisition of new knowledge. According to a recent scientific study by University of Dundee researchers,...

2014-02-26 16:25:58

Cool New Character Coaches Student Writers DALLAS, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Istation's hip new character, Calvin Cool, joins the program's engaging, animated cast to lead students through interactive, step-by-step lessons that teach the characteristics of good writing. Students and educators with Istation Reading subscriptions can automatically access the newly released "Writing Rules! with Calvin Cool" interactive online writing program. (Logo:...

2014-02-25 12:24:02

Mobile Access to Istation Available for the 2014 School Year DALLAS, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile access to Istation's computer-adaptive reading instruction is coming to the iPad just in time for the 2014 school year, perfect for transformational educators who embrace mobile learning strategies and innovative schools that adopt 1-to-1 technology, "bring your own device" (BYOD) approaches and mobile computer labs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120709/DA36825LOGO)...

Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Increases ADHD Risk: Study
2014-02-25 10:01:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pregnant women go through a wide range of pains throughout their pregnancy and to relieve their discomfort many of them have turned to the pain reliever acetaminophen, which has been on the market since the 1950s. Now, a new study from an international team of researchers has found a link between a mother’s acetaminophen use during pregnancy and increased risk for her child developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...

2014-02-24 08:29:59

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Adam Levine is recognized as the lead singer of Maroon 5 and one of four coaches on NBC's The Voice, he is also known for encouraging adults to own their Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Today, Adam helped kick off the latest installment of the "Own It" campaign, an initiative to help motivate other adults with ADHD, by sharing his own personal story. The "Own It" initiative aims to motivate adults who were previously...

2014-02-22 23:01:20

New Course Covers Real-life Applications of Project Management Techniques Eugene, Ore (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 Follow a project through the entire project management life cycle with a new CBT Nuggets training course, “Project Management for the Real World.” During this 25-video course, trainer and PMP Steve Caseley guides viewers — start to finish — through implementing a software-as-a-service warehouse modernization solution. Caseley covers processes, knowledge areas, and more....

2014-02-21 23:25:28

Teaching and learning app BoomWriter today announces its one millionth student collaboration, in its short 24 month life. The Boston Metro area educational technology startup provides an interactive and collaborative writing platform for classroom utilization. Somerville, Mass. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Award-winning educational technology website BoomWriter Media celebrated today its one millionth student chapter submission. First used in a local middle school classroom, BoomWriter has...

2014-02-21 23:24:35

AT&T Florida has contributed more than $400,000 over the past four years to provide applied learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math for students throughout the state in partnership with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations with a goal increasing interest in STEM careers. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Understanding how classroom curriculum translates into STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers can be a critical component for engaging...

2014-02-21 23:23:15

C8 Sciences shares overview of its scientifically-proven ACTIVATE cross-training system with school leaders in a free one-on-one webinar designed to improve student attention, working memory and related cognitive skills. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Connecticut-based C8 Sciences, developer and marketer of a sophisticated brain cross-training program known as ACTIVATE™ and which was developed by Yale neuroscientists, recently announced its intention to share the overview of...

2014-02-20 23:27:39

Dating & Relationship Coaches Rosalind Sedacca and Amy Sherman use personal empowerment strategies, not rules or gimmicks, to help women eliminate dating frustrations and find meaningful relationships. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Scheduled to begin on March 6th, the Inner Circle Relationship Coaching Group is a new concept in relationship coaching. The specially designed program for single women centers on how our attitude, perception and self-confidence affects our...