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Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online How much television is too much for children? According to a new study lead by University of Iowa associate professor in English Deborah Linebarger, even background TV can be bad for...

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2014-07-29 23:12:03

TOPICS Entertainment presents, Foreign Language Software Doesn’t Work: Part 6 – “Bringing It All Together!” The final installment of six part series on The Flashcard (http://www.theflashcard.org/), a blog for language educators. The controversial series examines the marketing myths created around language-learner aspirations and software being viewed as an all-inclusive, one-stop solution to learning a new language. Renton, Washington (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 TOPICS Entertainment...

2014-07-29 23:06:39

Brownells' new Emergency & Survival Kits are conveniently packaged and offer customers immediate preparedness solutions. Montezuma, Iowa (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Brownells has released its own emergency and survival gear kits tailored to meet customers’ needs in specific situations. Each kit comes with its own bag, backpack or plastic box, and includes a Brownells ESG hook-and-loop patch or sticker that attaches to the outside and identifies the type of kit for quick reference in...

2014-07-29 23:00:59

The best reading games and fun outdoor games have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for back to school with fun games. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Learning to read can be hard. Over 200 reading games and fun outdoor games have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Learning through play is the best way to acquire new skills. The activities are great for kids of all ages. Make a story cube to form sentences to play a fun story game. A word family tic tac toe will be a...

2014-07-29 08:41:47

DUBLIN, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Learning Management Systems Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A LMS is a software application used to plan, deliver, and manage the learning process. A LMS makes use of web-based technology to create and deliver content and to track and evaluate the performance of the participants involved in learning activities. LMSs are widely...

2014-07-29 08:40:02

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that Dan Burns has joined the company as vice president of sales. In his role, Burns will lead LeapFrog's efforts to drive sales of the company's award-winning products, including the recently unveiled LeapTV educational, active video gaming system designed specifically for children, the new LeapBand activity tracker, the innovative line of...

2014-07-28 23:10:51

Creating and Publishing High Quality Courses Has Never Been More Easy Rotterdam (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Easygenerator releases its Plus Plan today. The Plus Plan is a new version of its web-based e-Learning software. Teachers and subject matter experts will be able to easily create courses with instructional integrity at the core with no coding needed. Courses can be created within 10 minutes and at a fraction of the typical cost of course development. The new Plus Plan offers;...

2014-07-28 08:27:30

Award-Winning Toys Come to Life in Exclusive Digital Content CHICAGO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced the addition of new learning cartridges to its extensive, acclaimed InnoTab® library, including the first titles based on popular VTech toys. The new proprietary learning cartridges, Learn to Write with Cody & Cora and Go! Go!...

2014-07-25 12:22:19

CLEVELAND, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., (Nasdaq: LECO) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share, payable October 15, 2014 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2014. Business Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and has a leading global...

2014-07-24 23:14:37

Attention Point® is pleased to announce the “Weiss ADHD Comorbid Screen” (WACS) and the “Teacher Report of School Function”, both developed by Dr. Margaret Weiss, are now available as a part of DefiniPoint®, the nation’s first complete suite of online ADHD assessment tools. Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 “I developed the ADHD Comorbid Screen because, I wanted to help clinicians gather comorbid symptom information which would allow them to focus the clinical...

2014-07-24 12:21:33

Educators given chance to win $1,000 and a STEM classroom makeover CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] are launching the "Teachers Bringing Science to Life" contest that will provide resources and rewards for educators who encourage their students to explore the field of aerospace engineering. To enter, teachers must submit photos of their students conducting the 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD)...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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