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2013-08-01 23:25:04

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches a Credit Course on Music Appreciation Prosser, WA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Red Comet’s brand new elective “Music Appreciation: The Enjoyment of Listening” is an online high school course that aims to enhance the student’s enjoyment of music. Music is both an art and a science and often involves significant practice to create or even to play memorable melodies. In today’s world, music is all around us, including in...

2013-07-30 23:20:45

The new platform will pave the way for scout storytelling. Redwood City, CA and Mount Hope, WV (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Picaboo Yearbooks (PYB), a division of the premier photo provider, Picaboo, has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to tell the story of the building of the Summit Betchel Reserve (SBR). The Building of the Summit is a 7-part book featuring the sustainable approach behind the 10,600-acre site’s construction that has seamlessly merged the great outdoors with...

2013-07-30 13:04:39

Help your teenager stay engaged in school and he or she will be less likely to drop out. That's the conclusion of a new longitudinal study that found that teens who were less engaged in school tended to engage in more delinquency and substance use over time, and that lower levels of engagement and greater problem behaviors in turn predicted a higher likelihood of dropping out of school. Specifically, the study points to the importance of creating a supportive learning environment that...

2013-07-25 23:00:17

Education Technology Leader offers Award-Winning My Access!® Writing Development Solution to qualifying districts and schools to help students become better writers. Program is being offered at no cost to jump-start the new school year. Yardley, PA (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 As budget cuts continue to threaten the success of schools, Vantage Learning, the world leader in education technologies, is helping schools jump-start the school year by offering the Write Across America Program that...

2013-07-24 23:30:06

TippingCircle's social payments app leverages the power of social networks making it easier and less bothersome to exchange money with friends. PYMNTS.com interviews TippingCircle to find out more about their strategy. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 TippingCircle, enters the electronic payments industry uniting social networks and online payments by becoming a one-stop-shop for anyone who wants to make personal payments in over 190 countries worldwide. TippingCircle is a social network that...

2013-07-24 23:29:05

Leading social networking site for events and trade shows now helps users market events off site to gain more exposure. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Leading social networking site for events and trade shows, TradeShowConnection announced today the debut of its marketing offerings for all TradeShowConnection users. TradeShowConnection will now help users target outside of the site’s community to gain more exposure for events. TradeShowConnection marketing will be targeted by...

2013-07-24 23:28:30

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches a Credit Course on Health Science Prosser, WA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 This summer, Red Comet launches a brand new high school course titled “Health Sciences: The Whole Individual” as part of its efforts to introduce several new electives. Health Science is a part of everyday life for most students. Many students’ lives are affected by not only their own health but also the health of their family members. Given the...

Teens Benefit From Connecting With Parents On Social Media
2013-07-16 04:13:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Teenagers who are connected to their parents on social media feel closer to them in real life, according to new research from Brigham Young University. The study of nearly 500 families also found teens that interact with their parents on social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are more likely to be generous, kind and helpful to others. Lead study author Sarah Coyne said one of the reasons social media helps...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.