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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...

2014-02-07 12:25:54

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assessments embedded in game-based formats are the current rage in education circles. But, how does one go about framing and designing such tests? That question and many others are answered in a new publication, Psychometric Considerations in Game-Based Assessment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/DC33419LOGO) This new white paper on game-based assessment design is the result of collaboration between five...

2014-01-09 08:31:38

Non-Profit Takes on Sales and Service to Improve Customer Experience SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterford Institute ended its partnership with education publisher and software distributor NCS Pearson, Inc. on Jan. 1, 2014. Waterford is now directly distributing its award-winning, adaptive learning software curricula and assessments to students, teachers, districts, schools and parents nationwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131107/LA12431LOGO)...

2014-01-04 23:21:29

Online learning solutions from Advanced Academics will gain expanded distribution and enhance Connections Education’s comprehensive collection of courses, tools, and services for middle and high school, grades 6-12 BALTIMORE, Md. and OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Connections Education (CE) (http://www.ConnectionsEducation.com), a leading K-12 virtual education provider, has acquired the education products and service assets of Advanced Academics (AAI), an e-learning...

2013-12-09 10:46:20

Scientists recommend testing for Pearson syndrome in patients with congenital anemia Some babies diagnosed with and treated for a bone marrow failure disorder, called Diamond Blackfan Anemia, may actually be affected by a very rare anemia syndrome that has a different disease course and treatment, say scientists from Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. Genetic analysis of DNA from 175 patients believed to have Diamond Blackfan Anemia, identified eight that...


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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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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