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2012-08-23 02:29:48

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Students heading back to school have a free homework tool at their fingertips with SOPHIA.org, an online social education platform that provides more than 25,000 free academic tutorials on math, science, English and several other subjects. The ad-free site is unlike other education resources because it offers multiple lessons on each concept, providing students with many ways to learn. "Finding credible, easy to use help with schoolwork can be...

2012-08-21 22:21:16

Regardless of how much a high school student generally studies each day, if that student sacrifices sleep in order to study more than usual, he or she is more likely to have academic problems the following day. Because students tend to increasingly sacrifice sleep time for studying in the latter years of high school, this negative dynamic becomes more and more prevalent over time. Those are the findings of a new longitudinal study that focused on daily and yearly variations of students who...

2012-08-21 06:24:49

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent poll conducted by Houzz, the leading website for home remodeling, more than half of the respondents (52 percent) reported that the designated homework spot in their home is either the kitchen or dining table. Why? So parents can "keep an eye on progress." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120821/PH60429-INFO ) Experts at Houzz note that in addition to parental supervision, creating the right study space within the home...

2012-08-20 22:20:29

GLASGOW, Scotland, August 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The first UK student planner app of its kind for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad Drawing on over 15 years of experience in the creation of student planners, Akademia [http://www.akademiaapp.co.uk ] is the first fully functional student planner app designed specifically for UK students. It represents a sophisticated virtual planning tool that can be used independently or in conjunction with a traditional planner....

2012-08-15 02:29:50

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to two recent surveys conducted by Chegg, the student hub, "Internet Study Halls" could double in the 2012-2013 school year as today's college students want to use digital content and collaborate online to enhance their education. Meeting demand for how students want to learn, Chegg's registered users have grown 45% since January 2012, including more than 75,000 students per day using Chegg's leading Homework Help and question...

2012-08-09 23:00:21

Family Entertainment Complex Continues to Grow and Offer New Services and Programs for the Local Community. Stockholm, NJ (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 Skylands Ice World, a 79,000 sq. foot ice skating and entertainment facility located in Stockholm, NJ, today announced it will open a day care and after-school center this fall offering dependable, high-quality childcare services to Pre-schoolers ages 2 ½ to Kindergarten as well as after-school care to school-age children, Kindergarten...

2012-07-16 02:25:30

TEL AVIV , Israel, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Struggling with tons of homework seems to be a major part of school and college life, but a smart app developed by an Israeli start-up might change that. Skills and Knowledge [http://www.skills-and-knowledge.com ], a start-up company from Tel-Aviv, had just started a crowdfunding campaign [http://www.indiegogo.com/sCoolWork ] to finish its very promising app, sCoolWork [http://www.scoolwork.com ]. sCoolWork is an...

Students Say School Is Too Easy And Boring
2012-07-12 12:44:44

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Washington-based policy institute has found that millions of kids across the country just don´t find school that challenging; in fact, it´s just too easy, according to analysis of federal data conducted by the think tank. In a press release, the Center for American Progress said its analysis found that the popular images of students overstrained with work and keeping “the hours of a corporate lawyer in order to...

2012-06-30 23:01:28

Controversial tweak in teaching method helps struggling middle-school students catch up on their math and cope better with homework pressures. Sydney (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 This month Schrool officially released its controversial, no pressure, math learning course designed to help struggling middle-school students catch up on their math and cope better with homework pressures. http://www.schrool.com methodology not only helps students to better understand concepts and learn how to solve math...

2012-06-28 20:23:55

Not lying is regarded as a learned and well-known rule of honesty among 14 and 15-year-olds at Zurich's high schools. Additional theoretical moral knowledge also includes conventional rules of honesty such as not using unfair aids during school tests or forging parents' signatures. What might seem like a duty to live up to school expectations at face value is actually a very different story beneath the surface. After all, dishonest practices are permitted for young people in certain classroom...