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2014-08-27 23:11:14

Students Discover How Newton’s Laws Contribute to Successful Sailing in new PBL-based 'Physics of Sailing' course designed for high school students. Cupertino, Calif. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Curriki, the leading K-12 global community for creating, sharing, and finding open learning resources, today unveiled ‘The Physics of Sailing’ Project-based Learning (PBL) Unit. Funded by Oracle, this six-week high school Physics project focuses on the application of Newton’s Laws in...

2014-08-27 12:34:08

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21(st) Century consortium (ELPA21) has chosen Questar Assessment, Inc. to produce a field test to collect information that will be used to guide the development of its first English Language Proficiency (ELP) Assessment. ELPA21, a consortium of 11 states -- Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington, and West Virginia -- is...

2014-08-26 23:17:24

American author to present new take on ADHD, ADD, Autism and OCD. Perth, Austrailia (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Gary Douglas, one of the three authors of the new book "Would you teach a fish to climb a tree?", is coming to Perth to give a class on how to have a different perspective on children with labelled behavioural difficulties. The class will take place on September 18 at the Ibis Hotel in Northbridge. Douglas is the founder of self-help organisation Access Consciousness, a...

2014-08-26 23:14:33

The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published an important new article on skin disorders as a disabling condition in order to mark National Psoriasis Awareness Month, which occurs every August nationwide. San Antonio. TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine has published an important new article on skin disorders as a disabling condition in order to mark National Psoriasis Awareness Month, which occurs every August...

2014-08-26 23:03:48

The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society’s (PBATS) PLAY (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth) Campaign is scheduled to make a stop at Citizens Bank Park to promote the importance of children living a healthy and active lifestyle. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society’s (PBATS) PLAY (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth) Campaign is scheduled to make a stop at Citizens Bank Park to promote the importance of...

2014-08-26 12:31:51

A game-changer in learning, adaptive learning solutions result in higher pass rates, completion rates and retention - and McGraw-Hill Education's solutions are leading the way NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back-to-school season is here, and parents and students are looking for resources to make this school year the best one yet. To get a leg up this academic year, students and parents need to know three words: adaptive learning technology....

2014-08-25 23:09:29

Middle School Remodel Will Foster Collaboration and Problem-Solving Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Tampa Preparatory School is excited to announce the opening of the new Active Learning Environment remodel of the Middle School. In the ever-changing collegiate and workplace environments, it is imperative that students have collaboration and problem-solving skills. Within the Active Learning Environment, students will have the opportunity to experiment with and take steps towards...

2014-08-25 23:06:17

New iPad App from eduClipper, Inc. Empowers Teachers and Learners to ‘Learn Outside the Bubble’ New York, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 WeLearnedIt, a new social learning platform for students, educators, administrators and parents that focuses on project-based learning, is now available on the iPad through Apple’s App Store. The app enables teachers to create and administer project-based assessments and provide students with dynamic feedback on their work. Parents can sign up for a...

2014-08-25 23:02:22

Warren Buffet’s secret to success is well known to the developers of 7 Speed Reading™ at eReflect, and those principles have been incorporated into the software, the company confirmed today. Reading is one of the most vital components of true, sustainable success, as followers of Warren Buffet know well, eReflect reports. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 eReflect, developer of 7 Speed Reading™, revealed today that Warren Buffet's principles for success are proven...

2014-08-25 08:24:52

Crafted by top teachers, task-based math lesson plans and English language arts resources allow every teacher to deliver clear, effective instruction for the new standards WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LearnZillion, a digital curriculum and professional learning platform valued by over 450,000 educators, announces the addition of more than 750 free, standards-aligned lesson plans in math and English language arts (ELA). This expansion is just in time to meet the needs of teachers...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin