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2014-03-13 08:29:17

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike 20 years ago, students with high-functioning autism and Asperger's Syndrome are now taught right alongside their neurotypical peers. Reaching and teaching these students requires better understanding of how their brains are wired, helping them turn challenges into opportunities, and learning to enjoy the perspective they bring to the classroom. Staff Development for Educators (SDE)'s online course on Teaching Students with...

2008-07-09 06:00:34

Israel-based renewable energy developer SDE has signed an agreement for developing sea wave power plants across China. Construction of the power plants will be financed by investors from Hong Kong and China. Two joint venture companies, formed in Hong Kong by SDE and the investors for the implementation of the agreement, will build an initial model in the Guangzhou Province in southern China. In the event the model proves to be successful, they will launch the establishment of sea wave...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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