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2014-05-22 16:30:01

Teacher Laura Glading-Smith has announced that she has introduced a new high school math textbook that is digital and customizable. The textbook has received many positive reviews, and Laura Glading-Smith believes it will have a very positive impact on student learning gains. TAMPA, Fla., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Teacher Laura Glading-Smith has announced the introduction of a new digital math textbook that is customizable to high school math students. The textbook is an...

Middle School Students Introduced To Potential New Curriculum Augmentation
2014-05-05 03:28:19

American Society for Horticultural Science Study compares learning outcomes from experiential, passive teaching methods A potential new sixth grade curriculum augmentation has been introduced to teach youth about an important topic: how to recognize structural defects in trees. "This highly important topic is rarely presented in middle or even high school," said author Laura Sanagorski. Sanagorski and coauthor George Fitzpatrick reported on their introduction to the new subject...

2013-12-05 23:52:09

Researchers create professional development program to promote open dialog in the classroom The lack of interest in math or natural sciences is one of the most frequently voiced causes for concern in the debate surrounding education, at least in Germany. It has been seen time and again that pupils lose their enthusiasm for physics, chemistry and math once they reach eighth or ninth grade. But is this inevitable? And if not, how can teachers steer a different course? Education...

2012-06-19 23:01:55

Test Prep Authority, a popular new SAT and ACT resource center founded by test prep expert Anthony-James Green, is about to start offering live, remote seminars to its users from all over the globe. Green, whose schedule is booked for personal tutoring months in advance, has decided to open up these seminars to allow more students to learn his SAT and ACT methods. The seminars, offered through Test Prep Authority's website, will offer users "crash courses" in the most powerful SAT and ACT...

2012-02-14 11:00:00

Cisco´s grant helps RAFT increase its reach to teachers and students nationwide San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Resource Area For Teaching (RAFT), a pioneer in hands-on teaching methods, has received $100,000 from Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking technology, to develop an education web platform that will enable RAFT to extend the benefits of hands-on teaching to more children nationwide. Today, 10,000 educators use the organization´s hands-on tools to teach more...

2011-04-02 02:05:35

Reflective writing helps students integrate technical skills, prepare for careers Dr. Ann Marie VanDerZanden is preparing students in her horticulture classes for challenging careers by boosting their critical thinking capacity. "Horticulture graduates entering the field of landscape design and installation must be able to integrate technical skills with practical applications. This requires higher-order thinking skills such as analysis and synthesis", VanDerZanden explained. The Iowa State...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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