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2014-04-01 23:31:02

With a decision to move from paper to online, Ross Randall, Chief Information Officer at Lamar County, selected InfoSnap, the only cloud-based registration management solution that integrates with the SAM7 student information system (SIS). (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Lamar County School District in Purvis, Mississippi, is comprised of 10,000 students across 15 different schools. This growing district wanted to restructure their process for new and annual student registration. With a decision...

2014-03-31 16:28:07

Mitch Head to lead domestic and global technology strategies CHEVY CHASE, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council has named Mitch Head as its new chief information officer. As CIO, Mr. Head will lead domestic and global technology strategies and provide leadership and direction in establishing efficient, cost-effective information systems that support the 4-H movement. 4-H, the youth development program of the nation's land-grant universities and...

2014-03-31 08:33:12

Bluedrop Learning Networks Delivers Needed Skills for Workplace Success; Announces Selection of Advisory Committee Co-Chair ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluedrop Learning Networks today announced its Workplace Essential Skills Program, a comprehensive skills development program designed to support job seekers and current employees of small and medium businesses. The program is built on Bluedrop's unique Learning Network platform to deliver targeted on-demand...

2014-03-28 23:04:41

When it comes to deciding where to intern, experts at Harris Allied believe the answer lies in where you are in your academic career. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Internships can be a valuable steppingstone for college students carving out a career path. But when it comes to deciding where to intern, is it more important to go with a big-name firm or a smaller company where you can really get hands-on, practical experience that is directly related to what you would like to do after...

2014-03-28 08:30:26

NEW YORK, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tutor.com today released "The Benefits of Online Tutoring." This new whitepaper was commissioned to determine if online tutors are able to provide research-based pedagogical practices associated with gains in learning outcomes. An analysis of hundreds of online interactions and student comments shows that online tutors at Tutor.com provide a rich learning experience that closely parallels the best practices of face-to-face tutoring. Colleges and...

2014-03-27 23:26:49

Recent Volunteer Travelers Find Inspiration and Experience through CrossContinental's Dental Internships Abroad. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Ask any student what qualification holds the most weight when applying to post-secondary institutions, and the answer will undoubtedly be 'experience'. When competition is high and space is limited, good grades aren't always enough. The addition of field-related experience to a resume or application is critical to its...

2014-03-27 23:02:11

Leading Digital Commerce Marketing Company’s second study to uncover how the changing digital marketplace is affecting marketing leaders’ growth plans. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Leapfrog Online, the leading Digital Commerce Marketing firm, is launching its second CMO research study to benchmark how marketing executives adapt to the ever-changing digital landscape to grow their business and examine what digital marketing services marketers buy and how. The first CMO study...

Children's Books That Feature Animals With Human Traits Lead To Less Learning Of The Natural World
2014-03-27 11:01:18

University of Toronto A new study by University of Toronto researchers has found that kids’ books featuring animals with human characteristics not only lead to less factual learning but also influence children’s reasoning about animals. Researchers also found that young readers are more likely to attribute human behaviors and emotions to animals when exposed to books with anthropomorphized animals than books depicting animals realistically. “Books that portray animals...

2014-03-25 23:25:53

TTI Success Insights' ASTD international conference booth to provide training, development professionals with state-of-the-art tools. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 What if a company’s employee training programs were molded from the precise skills each and every individual needed to develop? As a trainer, what could be accomplished with robust human analytics for each team member, detailing areas for development and strengths? Those scenarios are now possible given the...

2014-03-24 23:04:33

Adapt Courseware to Showcase its Competency-Based, Adaptive Multimedia Approach at Pearson Cite Conference Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Adapt Courseware, the provider of comprehensive adaptive multimedia that individualizes each student’s learning experience, is pleased to announce it has joined the Pearson Technology Partner program, signifying its commitment to expanding access to high quality, personalized learning opportunities. Adapt Courseware's integration with...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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