Latest School counselor Stories

2012-08-05 23:03:20

Eastern University is approved to offer the Applied Behavior Analysis Concentration for the Master's in Counseling Degree. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 Eastern University, a Pennsylvania Christian University, is pleased to announce that the new Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Concentration in the Counseling Psychology Department has recently been approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). According to Eastern University's Dr. Walter S. Chung, CRC, BCBA-D, NCP,...

2012-07-09 09:55:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal Pediatrics said that a majority of high schools in the United States don't have procedures or trained staff to deal with teen dating violence and often don't make teen dating violence a "high-priority issue to be addressed." Despite research that shows notable levels of teen dating violence across the country, around 70 percent of high school counselors who were surveyed said they have not received...

2012-06-24 23:00:57

Path Driver for Reading and Path Driver for Math Provide Fast, Research-Based, Accurate Measures of Student Progress San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2012 Today at ISTE 2012, EPS, a division of School Specialty, introduced Path Driver for Reading and Path Driver for Math, two powerful online assessment systems that deliver fast, accurate and predictive measures of student proficiency. Supporting Response to Intervention (RTI) initiatives and data-driven instruction, the Path Driver programs...

2012-04-12 23:03:07

Harvey Weinstein´s recently released documentary, “Bully," intends to be a catalyst for change. The film follows five kids and families over the course of a year and examines the dire consequences of bullying through the testimony of strong and courageous youth. However, what it doesn´t do is provide answers to the bullying virus that is infecting far too many children. Fortunately, there are organizations, like Community Matters, that have developed solutions that make a...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'