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2014-06-04 08:41:51

Live, Interactive Group and Private Online Courses Taught by U. S.-Licensed Teachers LOS ALTOS, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MindLaunch, a Silicon Valley-based live, online tutoring company featuring U.S.-licensed teachers and common core compliance, today announced open enrollment for its new K-12 summer online tutoring courses. The June through August program of two-week small-group sessions offers fun enrichment classes, core learning subjects, AP-level classes, and...

2014-06-03 08:42:15

Continues to Democratize Education through Affordable Access to High Quality Tutors On-Demand, In Any Subject SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, The Student Hub, today announced that it has agreed to acquire InstaEDU, a leading on-demand tutoring marketplace, for $30 million in cash. InstaEDU has quickly scaled into a platform that connects students with on-demand tutors in more than 2,500 subjects, ranging from high school and standardized test prep, all the...

2014-05-14 08:39:07

SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tutor.com, the largest online tutoring company, today announced that the company's higher education services won an SIIA CODiE Award for Best Postsecondary Personalized Learning Solution. The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced Tutor.com as one of 31 CODiE Award winners in the education technology category. An SIIA CODiE Award win...

2014-05-09 23:03:41

Acadsoc.com, a leading online tutoring center for various academic subjects, is now offering zero-obligation online math tutoring, which gives the students an opportunity to learn mathematics in an interactive way through the website. London, UK (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Acadsoc.com is one of the leading online tutoring companies for several academic subjects through innovative e-commerce solutions. The company is now offering limited period free math tutoring online, providing students as...

2014-05-08 23:08:52

Leading provider of highly skilled tutoring services now offers more than 700 teachers nationwide for in-person and online tutoring. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Elemental Learning, New York's leading provider of skilled tutoring and test preparation services, is pleased to announce the following newly available tutors: New York Tutor #1: Alice F. Location: White Plains, NY Areas Served: Tutoring in Westchester County Years of Teaching Experience: 30 Education: Masters in...

2014-05-06 23:08:48

Provider of Private Tutoring and Test Preparation Expands Its Network of Tutors in Chicago and the Suburbs Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 EleMental Learning, Chicagoland’s leading provider of high-quality private tutoring services, is pleased to announce the addition of six new tutors in Illinois: Tutor #1: Kate M. Location: Chicago, IL Areas Served: Tutoring in Chicago and the North Shore suburbs Years of Teaching Experience: 3 Education: Eastern Illinois University – reading...

2014-04-29 23:08:56

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Private Tutoring markets. Global market for Private Tutoring is forecast to reach US$123.8 billion by 2020, buoyed by growing desire for academic excellence, increasing competition for admission into academic institutions, and shortage of teaching staff in schools and colleges. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn. – Private tutoring is one of the most widely adopted learning methodologies with...

2014-04-18 23:07:57

Students Who Would Like to Try Out the Top-Notch Online Tutoring Service May Purchase Their First Lesson for Just $9 Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Tutorsville.net, a reputable online tutoring website, has just launched a trial lesson for new customers. Students who have not used the tutoring service before but would like to give it a try may purchase a one-hour trial lesson for just $9, which is a savings of $9.99. The founders of Tutorsville understand that while many students...

2014-04-03 08:37:22

NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tutor.com, the largest online tutoring service, announced that students who take high school Spanish or college Spanish language courses can now connect to experienced Spanish tutors online. Tutors can support students who are studying Spanish at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels including AP® Spanish 24/7. Students can receive help with basic grammar, such as agreement of adjectives and irregular verb forms all the way up to...

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...


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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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