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Learning Physics Through Peer Instruction - NSF Spotlight On Harvard's Eric Mazur

National Science Foundation (NSF) Sustained investment in 'peer instruction' leads to wide-scale use of innovative teaching practice in undergraduate physics education and a Minerva Prize for NSF-funded physicist Eric Mazur In May, the...

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2014-07-23 08:38:00

Local Business Doubles its Growth Annually With the Help of the Internet ST. LOUIS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even in tough economic times, small businesses and non-profits throughout the United States are benefiting from the continued expansion of the ecommerce industry, according to the annual Economic Impact Report released this week by Google. Varsity Tutors, a premier academic tutoring and test preparation platform, was selected by Google to serve as Missouri's example of a...

2014-07-16 12:21:29

Sixth year that Northrop Grumman Foundation will fund student and teacher participation FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northrop Grumman Foundation has announced the sponsorship of scholarships for middle school students and teachers from across the United States and the United Kingdom to attend Space Camp® July 27-Aug. 1 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center (USSRC) in Huntsville, Alabama. This is the sixth year that the foundation has funded Space Camp®...

2014-07-14 23:03:54

Working in Partnership With the University of Washington’s Center for Game Science (CGS), The Not-for-Profit K-12 Company Seeks to Transform School Outcomes Around the World Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Enlearn (enlearn.org) – a not-for-profit K-12 company that is partnering with the University of Washington’s Center for Game Science (CGS) to harness real-time classroom data to automatically optimize learning for each unique student, teacher and classroom – today...

2014-07-08 12:33:26

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert M. Lippincott was named Chief Executive Officer of TEACH-NOW, the rapidly growing, Washington, DC based online teacher preparation and certification program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140708/125272 TEACH-NOW provides an approved program to prepare teachers for licensure using a custom-designed online platform. Directly addressing the growing need for fully certified and effective teachers, TEACH-NOW provides a highly collaborative,...

2014-06-30 23:09:43

A breakthrough solution for student goal setting and navigating personal journeys to success. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Today EDmin, Inc. announced INFORM Journeys, a breakthrough approach to motivating and engaging students in learning. As students explore destinations from working on a school project to choosing a career interest, INFORM Journeys will give them a central place to set goals and manage the lifelong journey of learning. Journeys further expands the powerful...

2014-06-26 23:11:12

Cloud-based platform brings digital curriculum and flipped learning to Turkish classrooms. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 EDUonGo, Inc., a cloud-based platform that hosts online academies, has partnered with Center for Innovative Learning and Teaching (CEILT), an Istanbul-based organization that consults and trains individuals, educational institutions and organizations in educational technology. CEILT will use EDUonGo as their primary platform to implement eLearning programs in K-12 schools in...

2014-06-25 23:15:01

Knomadix empowers teachers, curriculum specialists, and other content developers to easily create custom interactive content aimed at engaging students and improving learning outcomes. Knomadix's new partnership with J. M. LeBel publishers, the first of a series of publisher alliances for Knomadix, aims to make high quality interactive content across multiple subjects and multiple grade levels readily available through the Knomadix mobile content platform on tablets and other...

2014-06-20 23:08:42

Breakthrough teacher evaluation pilot project in Pinellas County addresses problems inherent in end-of-year value-added measures (VAM) and empowers teachers with multiple measures of their performance. Largo, FL and West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 A multi-year research pilot project in Pinellas County, Florida has begun to address many of the challenges inherent in teacher evaluation, particularly the heavy reliance on end-of-year VAM (value added measures) scores. The research...

2014-06-10 08:41:18

What YouTube is to videos, Schoolfy is to lessons. Schoolfy knowledge capsules help teachers defeat budget and time constraints. PALO ALTO, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What if ordinary classrooms could access extraordinary learning material - for free? Teachers would save time, students would be more engaged, and education would be more effective. This vision is now reality with Schoolfy's unique knowledge-sharing technology. The Internet company released its beta...

2014-06-09 08:25:06

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Hampshire music educator Catherine Dwinal wasted no time making an impact in the world of music education when she entered it just four years ago. By harnessing the power of technology to teach music and then generously sharing that knowledge with other educators, Catherine - Catie to her colleagues and friends - quickly became a well-known voice in the music education and technology world. Building on this strong foundation in the...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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