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2014-09-16 23:14:12

CompuHigh online high school used Khan Academy’s “You Can Learn Anything” campaign as a launching point for a school-wide discussion about perseverance, the role of praise, and the mastery learning process. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 CompuHigh online high school recently joined the “You Can Learn Anything” movement launched by Khan Academy. The goal of this movement is to “help people realize they can build up their intelligence by embracing the struggle of learning.”...

2014-09-16 23:11:10

The Academy of Learning College Toronto has received an online makeover to better serve students and individuals interested in pursuing post-secondary education and training in Toronto. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Toronto’s Academy of Learning College is a pioneer in career training and education in Toronto, providing students with job-ready knowledge, skills and abilities that are required in today’s competitive job market. Now, Academy of Learning College Toronto...

2014-09-10 12:28:40

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc. today announced it renewed accreditation for its continuing education program from The Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education(TM) program, a collaboration of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) through July 2020. "Through our continuing education program, VHA is...

2014-09-10 12:24:31

Transformational Literacy: Making the Common Core Shift with Work That Matters NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the country grapples with adopting higher academic standards in order to improve student achievement, Expeditionary Learning - an education leader with two decades of success transforming classrooms in order to achieve deeper student learning and performance - is launching a new resource for teachers, to help them leverage the higher-bar standards and engage, challenge,...

2014-09-09 23:11:53

Two-year training pack developed by Dylan Wiliam and Siobhán Leahy makes groundbreaking classroom formative assessment available for schools across the United States and Canada. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Embedding Formative Assessment Professional Development Pack for establishing teacher learning communities, developed by internationally acclaimed education researcher Dylan Wiliam and experienced school administrator Siobhán Leahy, is now available...

greater learning gains in traditional science courses
2014-09-05 08:49:29

Brian M. Mullen, Clemson University Students taking traditional, in-class science courses reported higher perceived learning gains than students enrolled in online distance education science courses. Notably, African-American students taking traditional science courses self-reported greater affective and psychomotor learning gains than students taking online science courses. These are the key findings of a new study co-authored by a Clemson University researcher and published in the...

women in stem
2014-09-03 03:45:50

Sandra Leander, Arizona State University Identifying forces behind inequities important next step Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are traditionally heavily dominated by males, which is of great concern to universities as they try to improve student retention and achievement. One exception to that trend is in the field of biology. Of undergraduate biology majors, more than 60 percent are female, and about half of biosciences graduate students are women....

2014-08-28 23:06:31

NSF-backed study is the first to examine use by middle-school teachers and students of science curriculum aligned with the new Framework for K-12 Science Education and Next Generation Science Standards. The study used an NGSS-aligned curriculum called Project-Based Inquiry Science™ published by IT’S ABOUT TIME®. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 While educators and students across the country took off for summer vacation at the end of June, at the same time, a National Science...

2014-08-28 16:24:42

MORRISTOWN, Tenn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walters State Community College today announced that it has teamed with McGraw-Hill Education to offer an all-digital course experience designed to engage and drive the performance of its biology students. As part of the collaboration, students taking biology courses will receive their course resources, including content and assessment, through McGraw-Hill Connect® and LearnSmart®, McGraw-Hill Education's digital teaching and learning...

2014-08-25 23:09:29

Middle School Remodel Will Foster Collaboration and Problem-Solving Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Tampa Preparatory School is excited to announce the opening of the new Active Learning Environment remodel of the Middle School. In the ever-changing collegiate and workplace environments, it is imperative that students have collaboration and problem-solving skills. Within the Active Learning Environment, students will have the opportunity to experiment with and take steps towards...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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