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2012-07-09 02:23:00

BALTIMORE, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wall Street Institute, a Pearson owned company and the world's premier provider of English language instruction for adults, has launched AppGrade, a new and engaging educational game designed to help people learn English. The game is based on adapted articles from The Financial Times, the world's leading provider of global business news, comment, and analysis. The app is available exclusively on Facebook to the company's 300,000 fans worldwide....

2012-07-09 02:21:04

Partnership to bring two Italian concept restaurants to Canada's busiest airport LANSDOWNE, VA, July 9, 2012 /CNW/ - SSP Canada, the Canadian division of SSP, the leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, is delighted to announce today its partnership with celebrity chef, Massimo Capra, in opening two Italian restaurants at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Pat Murray, Executive VP of SSP Canada, commented, "Massimo Capra is a celebrated...

2012-07-02 06:22:58

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. and Pearson today announced a new integration for using Pearson's leading learning solution - MyLab / Mastering - within Blackboard's flagship learning management system (LMS). The systems integration includes single sign-on, gradebook, improved workflows and state of the art Web services that enable instructors to find and access MyLab / Mastering - including personalized study paths, customizable content, responsive learning...

2012-06-26 02:24:30

IRVING, Texas, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Crafting queen Jo Pearson, creative expert for Michaels Stores, will hold court as one of three judges on TLC's new competition series, "Craft Wars." The show, hosted and executive produced by celebrity crafter Tori Spelling, premieres June 26 at 10 p.m. Eastern (9 p.m. Central time). Pearson's 25+ years of experience creating thousands of projects for North America's largest arts and crafts specialty retailer landed her the ultimate crafting gig....

2012-06-25 23:02:25

New GradPoint Program Offers More than 150 Standards-based Core, Elective, Honors and Advanced Placement® Curricula San Diego (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 Today, at the International Society for Technology in Education´s (ISTE) annual conference, Pearson announced the launch of GradPoint, an online learning program for grades 6-12 that offers multiple learning paths to serve a variety of student needs on a single platform. With GradPoint, school administrators can reduce costs and...

2012-06-25 23:01:39

Pearson´s Innovative Technologies Span Curriculum, Devices, Platforms; Support Schools´ Move to Common Core State Standards San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 Exemplifying the ISTE 2012 theme, Pearson is “expanding horizons” for students and teachers around the world through the power of digital solutions that personalize learning, increase access to high-quality, affordable education and, most importantly, improve student achievement. This week at the premier...

2012-06-23 23:02:15

Pearson 1:1 Learning, digital textbooks to help transform education for college and career-ready students. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 The Huntsville City Schools board of education unanimously approved Superintendent Casey Wardynski´s bold plan to move the entire school district to digital learning. The significant effort to improve student achievement is set to launch for the 2012-2013 school year in partnership with Pearson. The groundbreaking plan will overhaul the way...

2012-05-29 23:00:23

Innovative Assessment and Data Management System Is “Key Piece” to Successful RTI Initiative Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 At Charles R. Drew Charter School in urban Atlanta, teachers hit the ground running on the first day of each school year, addressing gaps uncovered in data from the previous school year, using AIMSweb® — Pearson´s web-based assessment and data-management system. By the fall benchmark, they´re seeing a significant payoff: The majority...

2012-05-17 23:11:57

digits From Pearson Fully Aligned to Common Core State Standards Milford, Ohio (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Middle schoolers at Ohio´s Milford Exempted Village are among the first students in the nation to follow the mathematics learning path outlined by the new Common Core State Standards thanks to an all-new 100 percent digital program. The high-performing district — earning the Ohio Department of Education´s rating of “Excellent” or “Excellent with...

2012-05-16 06:31:52

MINNEAPOLIS, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing arm of Pearson, today announced the acquisition of Certiport, a leading provider of performance-based certification exams and practice test solutions for academic institutions, workforce and corporate technology markets. By joining forces with Certiport, Pearson VUE is furthering its commitment to offering the most robust, end-to-end professional learning and assessment solutions across the globe. The...


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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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