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Parental Attitude Adjustment Can Improve Homework Motivation
2011-09-01 06:52:55

  Parents who want to improve their child's motivation to complete homework this school year need to change their own attitude and behavior, according to a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers. In the study published in Learning and Individual Differences, BGU researchers found that if parents had a more positive, supportive attitude and communicated the learning value as motivation, rather than focusing on completing an assignment or getting a higher...

2011-08-19 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, the social education platform, today announced it has acquired Student of Fortune, an online tutorial marketplace for those who need help or can help others with homework. The acquisition is the fourth in little more than a year for Chegg, which has evolved beyond its flagship business of online textbook rentals into a full-service social platform for students. Student of Fortune, based in Los Angeles and founded in 2005 by two...

2011-08-09 00:00:28

From homework help and after school activities to the essential back to school supplies and fashions for every age, Dotcoms for moms' comprehensive guide has moms covered. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 With summer fading and the new school year just around the corner, Dotcoms For Momsâ“ž¢ (DFM) has launched the Ultimate Back To School Guide, showcasing the best of the web and preparing moms and their families to start the school year right. The...

2011-08-02 00:00:31

New mobile website explains actual math textbook homework problems via iPhone and Android. The popular http://www.hotmath.com is now on smartphones at m.hotmath.com so students can get algebra, geometry, or calculus homework answers anywhere and anytime. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 Hotmath, Inc. today announced a smartphone edition of its popular http://www.hotmath.com homework help resource for use on iPhone and Android and other mobile devices. Hotmath, Inc. is a leading...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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