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2013-09-05 23:21:06

A new version of Pathways: Science, the online program that helps middle-school students overcome their misconceptions about science, has just been released by Britannica Digital Learning. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 A new version of Pathways: Science, the online program that helps middle-school students overcome their misconceptions about science, has just been released by Britannica Digital Learning. Designed for classrooms in grades six, seven and eight, the program covers...

2013-09-05 23:00:36

California Becomes Sixth State to Adopt New Science Standards; Signals Transformation of Science Education for All Students San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 At is meeting yesterday, the California State Board of Education (SBE) voted unanimously to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), making it the largest and one of the earliest states to adopt newly developed science standards. The NGSS promises a transformation of science education for the state’s...

2013-09-04 23:02:46

Mesick Consolidated Schools and Center Line Public Schools are recipients of NEF Cyberlearning’s STEM grant. This innovative program will launch on the first day of school at both locations this fall. (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Mesick Consolidated Schools and Center Line Public Schools are recipients of NEF Cyberlearning’s STEM grant. This innovative program will launch on the first day of school at both locations this fall. NEF Cyberlearning STEM Academies’ vision is to compliment...

2013-08-22 23:20:14

Both of Scientific Minds' high school science education products, Chemistry Starters and Biology Starters, are recommended with full TEKS coverage in the Texas Proclamation 14 Instructional Materials Adoption. Orange, TX (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 The Texas State Board of Education is wrapping up its 2014 instructional materials adoption, and Scientific Minds' high school science products, Biology Starters and Chemistry Starters, have been recommended for adoption with 100% TEKS...

2013-08-14 23:04:08

Online Academy Program Brings Successes of Sally Ride Science Training to Educators Across the United States San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Today, Sally Ride Science announced the launch of a new online academy designed to provide professional development in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to educators across the United States. Building on its popular Sally Ride Science Academy brought to you by ExxonMobil, the online academy will deliver convenient access to...

2013-08-07 23:26:38

Scientific Minds, LLC announces the release of Chemistry Starters, a web-based supplemental tool that teaches state and national chemistry standards and helps prepare students for state EOC assessments, college, and 21st century careers. Orange, Texas (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Scientific Minds, LLC has released Chemistry Starters, its fifth product in the Science Starter series. Chemistry Starters break down state and national chemistry standards into 101 digital video lessons that bring...

2013-08-06 23:04:42

20 New Offerings Will Expand Corpus of High Quality, STEMx Learning Experiences for Educators Around the Globe. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Today the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) and the New Media Consortium (NMC) announced the second cohort of HP Catalyst Academy Fellows. With this new group of innovative education leaders from around the globe, the HP Catalyst Academy will greatly expand its offering of free, online professional development...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'