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2012-10-29 23:04:22

Study shows that peer mentoring in schools is a simple, fun and inexpensive way to significantly increase kids' physical activity levels Using peer mentors to enhance school-day physical activity in elementary aged students has been given an A+ from Nova Scotia researchers. And the increased physical activity levels got top grades for significantly improving both academic test scores and cardiovascular fitness levels. Funded principally by the Nova Scotia Research Foundation and...

2012-09-29 23:03:01

Music education technology company Easy Ear Training is joining the Accelerator Academy, a business accelerator programme for UK technology companies, in order to grow its team and scale the business to develop the next generation of innovative aural skills products for musicians. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 Music education technology company Easy Ear Training, Ltd. has been selected to join the third semester of Accelerator Academy, a business accelerator programme...


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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