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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...

2013-07-15 23:23:24

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches an Enrichment Course on Criminology. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Red Comet’s “Criminology: Inside the Criminal Mind” launched this summer along with several new online high school electives. In today’s society, crime and deviant behavior are often one of the top concerns of society members. From the nightly news to personal experiences with victimization, crime seems to obtain top ranks in all media reporting....

2013-07-12 23:37:08

Bootifly.com allows Gluteboost users to connect and share their stories and photos of their buttock enhancement journey. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Gluteboost, a top-selling all natural butt enhancement supplement, has just announced the launch of its own social networking website Bootifly.com. The brand new website serves as an online community and social network where Gluteboost users can connect with one another and share their stories and photos of their buttock enhancement...

Baby's Cry Can Be A Window Into The Brain
2013-07-12 05:17:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new tool that analyzes slight variations in a baby's cry can help identify clues to potential health or developmental problems, giving doctors a new way to identify babies with neurological and other disorders, thus allowing for earlier intervention. Developed by researchers at Brown University, the new computer-based tool provides a "window into the brain" by detecting variations in crying imperceptible to the human ear. Such...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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