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2012-07-23 23:02:45

KenKen Puzzle LLC is ready to present the 2012-2013 KenKen Classroom Program. Don't miss out on signing up for the upcoming academic school year! Pleasantville, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 KenKen Puzzle LLC is ready to present the 2012-2013 KenKen Classroom Program (KKCR). Calling all teachers, get ready to sign up! The KKCR Program is one set of puzzles that range in size from 3x3 to 5x5, with two 6x6 teamwork puzzles. Puzzle sets are sent to teachers once a week, usually on Sundays. The...

2012-07-09 10:12:08

If a train is traveling a distance of 55 miles at 150mph, how long will it take to reach its destination? If the thought of having to answer this question makes you apprehensive, then you may have mathematics anxiety. A new study published today in BioMed Central's open access journal Behavioral and Brain Functions reports that a number of school-age children suffer from mathematics anxiety and, although both genders' performance is likely to be affected as a result, girls' maths performance...


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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