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2014-04-01 23:00:37

Simply Music, a world leader in playing-based music education which teaches individuals to play piano using more natural methods, has announced the pending release of a unique program, designed specifically for children with special needs, including those on the Autism Spectrum and Sensory Processing Disorders. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 "We've known, for almost 20 years, that our education method is more natural and easier for children, teens and adults to utilize. We have had an...

2014-03-27 23:30:53

The Marzano Center Essentials for Achieving Rigor model and an accompanying monograph, Teaching for Rigor, focus on critical pedagogical strategies to help students meet rigorous college and career readiness standards. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 As a response to national reports indicating that students and teachers are not well-prepared to succeed with assessments aligned to new college and career readiness standards, Learning Sciences Marzano Center has developed a...

2014-03-20 23:25:07

Latest toolkit helps K-12 teachers integrate global project-based inquiry into their classrooms while teaching students about the world’s water. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 VIF International Education, the leading provider of global education programs for K-12 schools, announced Thursday that its integrated learning platform for teacher professional development and curriculum released a guide for building global project-based lessons. This toolkit, inspired by World Water...

2014-03-06 23:31:38

A 2011 New York Times front-page story sparked a cascade of global attention looking at why Silicon Valley’s top technology executives were sending their children to a school without computers. The new documentary film Preparing for Life produced by Waldorf School of the Peninsula in conjunction with Paul Zehrer of PotentialSF, picks up where that story left off – talking with Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, Stanford researchers, investment bankers, and parents who run some of the...

2014-02-27 23:28:45

Cisco volunteers contributed to enhancing STEM education through building the nonprofit's 500,000th learning kit. This milestone, which comes during a time of increasing demand for the kits, signifies their popularity and the effectiveness of hands-on learning for math, science, and other STEM courses. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 RAFT, (Resource Area For Teaching) the San Jose-based nonprofit organization committed to teaching the next generation of thinkers and innovators...

2014-02-21 23:24:35

AT&T Florida has contributed more than $400,000 over the past four years to provide applied learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math for students throughout the state in partnership with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations with a goal increasing interest in STEM careers. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Understanding how classroom curriculum translates into STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers can be a critical component for engaging...

2014-02-12 23:04:07

eChalk has appointed Jessica Kimelman to lead their next phase of educational technology development. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 eChalk has appointed Jessica Kimelman to lead their next phase of educational technology development. “We are thrilled to welcome Jessica to the team,” says Torrance Robinson, Chief Product Officer of eChalk. “She brings a unique blend of product management and hands-on classroom experience that will help us target our next phase of product...

2014-01-24 08:23:22

Technology and the web have created new 'freedom to learn' for both teachers and pupils School change beginning to happen more quickly and easily TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - A new report published today by leading education academic Professor Michael Fullan, reveals a greater partnership between teachers and students that is beginning to happen naturally as a result of increasingly pervasive technology in schools. This partnership connects learning with each individual's...

2014-01-22 23:24:02

Educational publisher Teacher Created Materials (TCM) of Huntington Beach, CA, is excited to announce that Kevin J. Davies has joined the organization as Vice President of Digital Strategies. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Educational publisher Teacher Created Materials (TCM) of Huntington Beach, CA, is excited to announce that Kevin J. Davies has joined the organization as Vice President of Digital Strategies. Kevin spent the past 14 years building and growing a digital...

2014-01-22 11:27:06

The level of development of countries has a direct influence on the education system. By way of example, it is clear that the investment that countries like India and China have made in education over the last few years has had a direct influence on their economic progress. The commitment that Finland made some time ago has also had repercussions on its economy. By contrast, in western countries increasingly less public money is being devoted to funding higher education. For this reason and...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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