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2013-01-17 08:20:21

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Toronto Pearson and SSP Canada are celebrating the grand opening of Boccone Trattoria Veloce + Pronto at the airport.  Toronto's famous Italian chef Massimo Capra, who has put his signature touch on this authentic Italian restaurant, will be on hand to sign books and welcome everyone to his restaurant. Toronto Pearson is continuing its focus on delighting guests and representing the diversity of Toronto with variety and signature local...

2013-01-09 12:22:41

CHERRY HILL, NJ and TORONTO, ON, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Destination Imagination and Pearson Canada announce a 21(st) Century Learning alliance to develop Destination Imagination: Classroom Edition for Canadian schools. Destination Imagination: Classroom Edition is designed to engage students in grades 3 to 9 in a positive learning environment through Challenges. These are rich cross-curricular problem-solving opportunities that foster the development of social and emotional skills and...

2012-12-03 16:24:37

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Alert Solutions, an expert in cloud-based multi-channel communication and Pearson PowerSchool partner, is excited to announce their Power Announcement platform has been named a District Administration Readers' Choice Top 100 Product for 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121203/CG22957) Alert Solutions' Power Announcement product is a cutting-edge approach to school communication. Including multiple messaging channels and...

2012-11-29 12:31:47

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. and Pearson have expanded the availability of an integration for Pearson's leading learning solution - MyLab & Mastering - with Blackboard Learn((TM)), the market-leading learning management system (LMS). Previously available in North America, the integration is now available in most markets worldwide, the companies announced today. The systems integration includes single sign-on, improved workflows and state-of-the-art Web...

2012-10-31 03:20:37

LONDON, October 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson is pleased to announce that PTE Academic is now recognised by Chevening Scholarships, the UK government's global scholarships programme, for entry onto the scholarship scheme. These prestigious scholarships support study at UK universities for students with demonstrable potential to become future leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers across a wide range of fields. Applications for 2013/14 Chevening Scholarships...

2012-10-28 07:20:06

WestJet launches service to Antigua and Barbuda, Curaçao and Costa Rica CALGARY, Oct. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - WestJet will launch non-stop seasonal service to three new exciting sun destinations today and tomorrow, plus a fourth in mid-November, offering Canadian travellers even greater choices via Toronto Pearson International Airport. Today, WestJet will inaugurate twice-weekly service between Toronto Pearson and Antigua and Barbuda's V.C. Bird International Airport. The...

2012-10-21 04:04:36

New survey from Babson Survey Research Group and Pearson cites fewer barriers to adoption, with emphasis on video, blogs and wikis for instruction. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 College faculty have evolved their use of social media for professional, personal and instructional use, with a decrease in concerns around the value and amount of time spent using social media, according to a new report from the Babson Survey Research Group and Pearson. The survey results will be presented...

2012-10-11 15:22:52

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation moves at a rapid pace. Yet few companies know how to keep the process effective, efficient and repeatable. Jonathan Cagan and Craig M. Vogel, authors of "Creating Breakthrough Products," identify that innovation in the 21(st) century is spurred by the integration of technology with lifestyle desires. The result is integrated product-service ecosystems that connect activities across spectrums of use. (Logo:...

2012-10-02 22:20:20

LONDON, October 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Watch Glen Moreno, Chairman, John Fallon, Chief Executive designate and Marjorie Scardino, its current Chief Executive, talk about the announcement and what it means for Pearson and its strategy. The interviews and transcripts are available now on http://www.pearson.com. MerchantCantos produces in-depth interviews, documentaries and webcasts with senior company executives. If you would like to contact us, please email...

2012-09-12 06:24:24

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four leaders of the North American publishing industry announced today they will partner with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) to help spur the growth of certification to preserve and protect forests. Time Inc., the National Geographic Society, Macmillan, and Pearson will become Founding Partners of the SFI Forest Partners Program. The alliance was announced at the SFI annual conference in Milwaukee, attended by...


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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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