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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...


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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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