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2014-06-20 23:02:50

New product integration combines award-winning GradPoint online courses with the PowerSchool Web-based student information system, allowing ease-of-use in data sharing Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, today announced the integration of its GradPoint and PowerSchool applications, allowing customers to synch course and student data on a regular basis. The combined GradPoint—PowerSchool application is now available to existing customers...

2014-05-02 12:24:55

PRINCETON, N.J., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from Educational Testing Service (ETS) worked with GlassLab and collaborators including NASA and the National Writing Project to develop Mars Generation One: Argubot Academy, a new tablet-based educational game for grades 6-8. The game scenario takes place on Mars in 2054, where students have to develop and defend arguments on social policy in the first city on the Red Planet....

2014-04-25 23:06:35

Discuss the design elements of Competency Education systems with Susan Patrick, CEO of iNACOL, during a free, interactive webinar with Connections Learning by Pearson Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 While the growth of online and blended learning programs is powering personalized instruction and profoundly changing K-12 education across the United States, many schools still advance students based on the passage of time rather than learning mastery. “Too many education systems in...

2014-03-27 08:30:20

WAYNE, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectYard, Inc., the leading provider of social engagement and analytic solutions, announced today the launch of enhanced analytic and reporting features at Pearson's upcoming premier Cite conference taking place in Fort Worth, Texas, April 1(st)-April 3(rd), 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140327/PH91863LOGO-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140327/PH91863LOGO-b ConnectYard has been working closely...

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...

2014-03-17 16:29:27

BORDENTOWN, N.J., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mid-Atlantic Solar Energy Industries Association (MSEIA) announced today that it will award the Chapin, Fuller, Pearson Medal to New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Commissioner Jeanne M. Fox. The Medal will be awarded Thursday, March 20 at the Intersolar Summit New Jersey conference at the Sheraton Hotel in Edison, New Jersey. MSEIA represents solar energy companies in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. The organization...

2014-03-17 00:23:41

FDA approves IND for clinical trial in ultra rare orphan mitochondrial disease MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Pharmaceuticals today announced the initiation of a phase 2 study entitled "A Phase 2 Safety and Efficacy Study of EPI-743 (Vincerinone(TM)) in Children with Pearson Syndrome." The Investigative New Drug application (IND) was approved by the Food and Drug Administration, Office of Hematology and Oncology Products. The trial is a...

2014-03-14 20:21:20

SOCHI, Russia, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Members of the Canadian Paralympic Team will return to Canada following the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, with the majority arriving in Canada on March 17 and 18. Below is a sport-by-sport list of the scheduled arrivals in local time. Media are invited for photo and interview opportunities at airport arrivals areas. All flights are subject to change. There may also be changes en route without notice. Air Canada and the Canadian...

2014-03-10 23:25:45

Hypersign, Avionex LLC's digital signage software, is partnering with Pearson's PowerSchool for a new, immersive education experience. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Hypersign's award-winning digital signage software is partnering with Pearson's Powerschool to give education a mind-blowing new experience. Hypersign will soon be integrated into PowerSchool's Environment. This will allow PowerSchool users to manage Hypersign within powerschool itself. Gordon Bell, Director of...

2014-02-17 23:04:22

Connections Learning by Pearson welcomes Alex Lown and Kayleigh Weeks to talk about their role as “Success Coaches” for students in blended high schools. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Blended learning programs that provide students with a combination of online and on-site instruction are not just providing new ways for students to learn—they are also creating new roles for educators. “Across the country at blended schools, we are now seeing professional Success Coaches...


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Pearson’s Tree Frog, Litoria pearsoniana
2013-10-08 10:22:21

Pearson’s Tree Frog (Litoria pearsoniana) is a species of tree frog that inhabits rainforest creeks from north of Lismore, New South Wales, to Kenilworth, Queensland, with a disjunct population at Kroombit Tops Queensland, Australia. Pearson’s Green Tree Frog is a small tree frog, measuring up to 45 millimeters long. Its dorsal surface can range from completely light green to a mixture of green and brown, or mainly brown in color. Normally, black dots are scattered over the dorsal...

2012-06-14 10:30:59

Symbol: SCOR3 Group: Liverwort Family: Scapaniaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Hepaticophyta – Liverworts Subdivision   Hepaticae Class   Hepaticopsida Subclass   Jungermanniae Order   Jungermanniales Family   Scapaniaceae Genus   Scapania (Dumort.) Dumort., nom. cons. Species   Scapania...

2012-06-14 11:56:15

Symbol: PTCA5 Group: Liverwort Family: Ptilidiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Hepaticophyta – Liverworts Subdivision   Hepaticae Class   Hepaticopsida Subclass   Jungermanniae Order   Jungermanniales Family   Ptilidiaceae Genus   Ptilidium Nees Species   Ptilidium californicum (Austin)...

2012-06-14 12:24:31

Symbol: POBO9 Group: Liverwort Family: Porellaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Hepaticophyta – Liverworts Subdivision   Hepaticae Class   Hepaticopsida Subclass   Jungermanniae Order   Jungermanniales Family   Porellaceae Genus   Porella L. Species   Porella bolanderi (Austin) Pearson

2012-06-14 13:25:53

Symbol: PHPE12 Group: Hornwort Family: Anthocerotaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   ANBO3 Anthoceros bolanderi Steph.   ANPE17 Anthoceros pearsonii M. Howe Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Anthocerotophyta – Hornworts Subdivision   Anthocerotae Class   Anthocerotopsida Order   Anthocerotales Family   Anthocerotaceae Genus...

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