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2014-02-21 23:24:35

AT&T Florida has contributed more than $400,000 over the past four years to provide applied learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math for students throughout the state in partnership with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations with a goal increasing interest in STEM careers. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Understanding how classroom curriculum translates into STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers can be a critical component for engaging...

2014-01-31 23:31:53

The Journal of Residential Treatment for Children and Youth published an article by Second Nature researchers entitled, "Efficacy of Wilderness Therapy for Young Adults: A First Look". This is one of the first studies examining outcomes for young adults in wilderness therapy, and suggests promising results for this group. Santa Clara, UT (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Matt Hoag, PhD, Katie Massey, MSW, MSPH, Sean Roberts, MS, and Patrick Logan, MS describe findings from a Second...

2014-01-27 23:22:41

'No App for That' event will help parents connect kids to nature and teach the importance of setting boundaries for screen devices in the home. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 “Screen time” the time children spend in front of some sort of electronic device- has taken over an alarming portion of U.S. children’s lives. The “No App for That” Event in Orlando on Feb.1, 2014 will take a step to try and change that. The American Academy of Pediatrics estimates children...

2014-01-25 00:20:23

OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today a joint work session was held with three legislative committees to investigate how to deliver environmental science education to all children in Washington State. A panel of leaders from the Pacific Education Institute (PEI) presented a solution before three House committees, Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, House Agriculture and Natural Resources and House Education Committee. PEI provides rich learning experiences for...

2013-11-19 23:29:02

In order to better serve their outdoor enthusiast clientele Big Game Gear has opened up shop on Amazon. Nearly all of their products will be available through the site as well as a new marine division of items. Hallettsville, TX (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Recently outdoor gear company Big Game Gear, made it easier for people to shop for their sporting goods online by opening a new Amazon Store. While the outdoor Amazon store is still being stocked, Big Game Gear will eventually have all...

2013-11-01 23:23:35

Matt Hoag, PhD, Katie Massey, MSW and Sean Roberts, MS present the major evolutions in wilderness therapy clients' complexity and meeting the new challenges with sophisticated clinical intervention at Symposium on Experiential Education Research (SEER) conference Oct 31 - Nov 2. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Dr. Matt Hoag, Katie Massey and Sean Roberts present "Dissecting the Wilderness Therapy Client: Clinical Trends, Findings and Industry Patterns" to their...

2013-10-31 23:32:58

Trails Carolina wilderness program for teens joins National Bullying Awareness month. Asheville, North Carolina (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Trails Carolina, a wilderness program for adolescent girls and boys ages 10 - 17, located in Western North Carolina, joins National Bullying Awareness Month. It is reported that 70% of grade school students report bullying as an ongoing problem and 90% of middle school aged children report being bullied. Bullying is an increasing concern for children...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'