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2014-06-06 09:51:39

UBC The key to helping students learn complicated math is to understand how to apply it to new ideas and make learning more interactive, according to a new study by UBC researchers. Pre-class assignments, small group discussions and clicker quizzes improve students’ ability to grasp tricky first-year calculus concepts. Students taught in such active-engagement classes were 10 per cent more likely to understand key concepts on subsequent quizzes, according to the study published The...

2014-01-02 23:29:43

Learn Basic Math at Educator.com's newest course. This course is in addition to 80+ subjects already available for high school, college, test prep, and professional subjects. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Learning mathematics is like building a wall. Brick by brick of basic concepts add up to form a complex structure, and the strength of this wall depends on its foundation--Basic Math. Learn or review your basic math skills today with Educator.com's online course....

2013-01-15 23:00:59

To celebrate the International Year of Statistics in 2013, Minitab Inc. will be recognizing the importance of statistics education by sharing resources that make it easier for instructors to teach and students to learn statistics. State College, Pa. (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 Minitab Inc., the leading provider of software for quality improvement and statistics education, will participate in the International Year of Statistics by recognizing the importance of statistics education and...

2013-01-11 05:02:26

Statistics.com participates with 1,400 groups, 111 countries to promote global awareness Arlington, VA (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 The Institute for Statistics Education and more than 1,400 organizations in 111 countries are combining energies to promote the International Year of Statistics (Statistics2013), a worldwide initiative that will highlight the contributions of the statistics field to finding solutions to global challenges. The goals of this awareness campaign are to:...


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  • 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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