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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...

2012-09-10 23:15:08

WeAreTeachers and Pearson Sponsor Program for Teachers to Immerse Students in Civics Education, Build Collaboration and Problem Solving Skills New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 As schoolchildren watch the 2012 Presidential Election process unfold day by day, how many will be inspired to think that they, too, could be president one day? With today´s launch of the “If We Were President” contest, sponsored by Pearson and WeAreTeachers, students can explore what they would do...


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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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'