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2014-03-04 23:01:56

Today the Pearson Foundation announced several new education initiatives Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 At SXSWedu today, the Pearson Foundation announced new initiatives to encourage and train teachers, and to introduce proven learning experiences that support students at school and in the community. These efforts, which build upon the Foundation’s ongoing New Learning Institute programming, showcase and share the aims of a growing network of nonprofit and community-based...

2014-01-16 23:23:39

Deadline for 2014/2015 Educational Enrichment Funding is April 15, 2014; $10,000 Grants and $6,000 Scholarships Available Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Professor Sarah J. McCarthey, President of the McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation, announced that the Foundation is now accepting applications for 2014/2015 academic year grants and scholarships. Deadline for applications is April 15, 2014. For the 2013-2014 school year, the Foundation disbursed over $141,000 to efforts...

2013-03-07 23:00:50

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) believes that service-learning is one of the effective ways to nurture students to become all-round global citizens with a strong sense of social responsibility and a heart to serve. In 2011/2012, 40 community service projects were carried out and nine were selected for their outstanding performance. (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) believes that service-learning is one of the effective ways to nurture students...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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