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2014-07-01 23:11:07

Partnership extends research-based professional development for whole-school improvement focused on needs of ELL students, promising to close achievement gap and improve learning for all students under college and career readiness standards. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Learning Sciences International announces its new partnership with Dr. Margarita Calderón, an internationally respected authority on ELL education. Dr. Calderón, a Senior Research Scientist and...

2014-06-11 23:10:22

Learning Sciences International has launched a book publishing division to provide K-12 educators with focused professional development on instructional strategies for college and career readiness. The Marzano Center Essentials for Achieving Rigor education series will be available in summer 2014. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Learning Sciences International, the nation’s leading provider of professional development and performance management solutions in education, is...

2014-04-10 23:01:22

Leaders from academe met recently in Indianapolis at the Learning Analytics and Knowledge conference to explore the intersection of learning analytics and open learning, open technologies, and open research. The Summit will next convene in 2015 at Marist College, in New York's historic Hudson River Valley. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 With learning analytics poised to become a mainstream technology, higher education leaders from around the world came together following the Learning...

2013-11-21 15:42:19

Carnegie Mellon and Temple researchers offer fresh perspective for educational research From using concrete or abstract materials to giving immediate or delayed feedback, there are rampant debates over the best teaching strategies to use. But, in reality, improving education is not as simple as choosing one technique over another. Carnegie Mellon University and Temple University researchers scoured the educational research landscape and found that because improved learning depends on...

2013-05-31 23:00:33

The McKeel Innovative Best Instructional Strategies (IBIS) Project serves to assist and support Florida´s lower performing charter schools with educational technology integration and literacy using the Flow embodied learning environment from SMALLab Learning. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 SMALLab Learning is proud to be a sponsor for the McKeel IBIS Project. McKeel Academy of Technology has been awarded a 2-year Instructional Best Practices Dissemination Grant for $250,000 to...

2012-06-04 17:35:02

A pair of new studies by computer scientists, biologists, and cognitive psychologists at Harvard, Northwestern, Wellesley, and Tufts suggest that collaborative touch-screen games have value beyond just play. Two games, developed with the goal of teaching important evolutionary concepts, were tested on families in a busy museum environment and on pairs of college students. In both cases, the educational games succeeded at making the process of learning difficult material engaging and...

2009-09-07 09:36:14

In today's class room mobile phones are seen as a nuisance, but they can be the key to a new, personal way of learning. Says prof. dr. Marcus Specht of the Open Universiteit Nederland in his inaugural dissertation on Friday 11th September 2009. Today's learners - of all age groups - use their mobiles in nearly all their daily activities. Mobile media enable learners to access information and learning support whenever they need. "The students of the future will demand the learning support that...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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