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2013-04-26 20:22:10

VerticialTutors.Com Takes Learning to the Next Level As They Offer Online Solutions for Students to Cruise Along the Lines of Success FORT WORTH, Texas, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- VerticialTutors.com offers a ray of hope to distressed students with their unconventional online tutoring. As the educational sector embraced technology, many changes were introduced in methods of instruction delivery as well. Despite the revolution, parents still expect a single teacher to...

2013-03-05 08:26:58

Market-leading online homework solution teams with nonprofit academic publishing house RALEIGH, N.C., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, the leading provider of powerful online instructional tools for faculty and students, announced this week it has established a partnership with Rutgers University Press to provide a best-in-breed solution for the homework and assessment needs of an innovative new introductory physics textbook. Rutgers University Press' new Physics, the First...

2013-01-10 12:26:02

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turnitin, the global leader in originality checking and plagiarism prevention, today announced the results of its annual plagiarism study which indicates that secondary school students in the United States lean more heavily on social networking and content sharing sites for their research while college students depend more on encyclopedia and news sites. Reliance on cheat sites and paper mills remains stubbornly high for both categories,...

2012-12-14 05:02:21

The demand for creative co-parenting tools to aid in conflict resolution and reduction of stress in divorced and separated couples drives software maker KidsOnTime.com to expand their offerings to include an interface to schools, teachers and homework assignments. Portland, ME (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 Kids On Time Inc. announced today the launch of Kids On Time Schoolwork Planner, a new creative feature to their suite of co-parenting tools. Research shows that communications regarding...

2012-11-28 16:23:36

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one in three middle school students are using mobile devices to complete homework, and more of those who use these devices for learning in the classroom express a strong interest in science, technology and math than those who do not, according to a new national survey. The survey, conducted by TRU and commissioned by the Verizon Foundation, also found that more than 66 percent of students are not allowed to use a tablet for learning...

2012-11-08 04:22:37

NEW YORK, November 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Macmillan adds STEM interactive homework and learning solution to portfolio. Macmillan New Ventures [http://www.macmillannewventures.com ], a technology innovation division of Macmillan Publishers, Ltd., today announced the acquisition of Sapling Learning [https://www.saplinglearning.com ], a leading provider of interactive homework and learning software for the higher education and high school in the areas of science,...

Great Science Articles For Kids Are Just A Click Away
2012-10-24 12:48:49

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online If you´re looking for some great websites with science articles for kids, look no further. Whether you're a teacher, parent, or just an adult who wants to help children learn to love science, we've put together a list of websites that provide great science articles for kids. RedOrbit.com, of course, is a great place to start. Though we do not yet have an area just for kids, many of the articles and blogs are definitely...

2012-10-09 21:46:27

Grades improved among elementary and middle school children participating in after-school activities at Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas School-age children who participate in structured after-school activities improve their academic achievement, according to a new study from Southern Methodist University, Dallas. The study by researchers in SMU´s Simmons School of Education and Human Development measured academic performance of students enrolled in Boys and Girls Clubs of...

2012-09-07 06:25:03

ATLANTA, Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer fading and school starting, many parents struggle to transition young school children back to a focused regimen. Parenting expert Stacy DeBroff, founder and CEO of Mom Central, and Astrobrights Papers team up to offer advice for families on how to ease the transition into nightly homework, after-school activities and the struggle to keep kids motivated. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

Cramming For Tests Can Backfire
2012-08-23 10:57:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Foregoing sleep to cram for a test may do more harm than good, according to a study released Wednesday by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The study found that high-school students who pulled all-nighters to prepare for exams fared worse academically the next day compared with their well-rested peers. Regardless of how much time a student studies each day, if sleep time is sacrificed in order to...