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“What You Can Learn from Your Teenager” - Free to Download Tomorrow (01/26/2015)
1/25/2015 6:00:00 AM
Jean-Pierre Kallanian presents his first book, “ What You Can Learn from Your Teenager: Lessons in Parenting and Personal Growth ”.  Jean-Pierre will be offering his book for free on amazon starting January 26th. This innovative book provides a teenage inspired framework for developing your own, individualized approach toward a stronger relationship with your son or …
Dow Partners with the American Chemical Society to Improve Chemistry Teaching Throughout North America
1/23/2015 11:31:42 AM
The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT) are partnering to invigorate chemistry education and support STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education in the nation’s schools. Dow and AACT will work together to convene a series of teacher summits and create more than 750 lesson plans, multimedia resources, …
“Path Ahead” E-Magazine On Human Resources And Education Has Been Launched
1/23/2015 11:12:53 AM
An informative website focusing on education and careers www.the-careers.com has been providing information on education and careers across a wide range of industries both national and international. Following the excellent support and user’s esponse, the information website has been receiving for their incisive news and articles on education and careers, they have launched …
Chicago, Philadelphia Teens Get Summer Jobs and Environmental Education As Exelon Foundation, Student Conservation Association Renew Partnership
1/23/2015 11:09:14 AM
More than 250 underserved high school students in Chicago and Philadelphia will enhance local parks, gain important career skills and earn a paycheck through an acclaimed summer jobs program conducted by the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and funded by the Exelon Foundation. The $150,000 grant announced today brings the Exelon Foundation’s total investment in local …
Ready, Set, Hike! Tots Take Over The Staduim For The ENFAGROW® TODDLER BOWL Premiering On TLC, Discovery Life Channel And Discovery Family Channel
1/23/2015 11:06:14 AM
Tighten up those diapers and toss the pacifier, because it’s game time! Offering an adorable alternative to game-day programming that features America’s cutest little future quarterbacks and fans, TLC, Discovery Life Channel and presenting sponsor Mead Johnson unveil the ENFAGROW™ TODDLER BOWL, premiering on both networks Sunday, February 1 at 12 PM ET and encoring at 2 …
London Stock Exchange Group and City Gateway launch new financial apprenticeship scheme
1/20/2015 3:58:11 PM
London Stock Exchange Group has partnered with London based charity, City Gateway, to launch a new scheme to help young people, aged 16-24 years old, take part in apprenticeships in the financial services industry. The ‘Gateway to the City’ initiative will pioneer a new pathway into the sector, by providing participants with year long apprenticeships and training at both …
Artist Darren Waterston Recreates Iconic Peacock Room as a Magnificent Ruin at the Smithsonian’s Sackler Gall
1/20/2015 10:41:55 AM
“Filthy Lucre,” an immersive interior by painter Darren Waterston, reimagines James McNeill Whistler’s famed Peacock Room , a sumptuous 19th-century dining room and icon of American art, as a magnificent ruin, literally overburdened with its own materials, creativity and tortured history. Opening May 16, at the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the room is the …
Bariatric Surgery Can Benefit Some Obese Children and Teens, Reports Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
1/20/2015 10:07:13 AM
Bariatric surgery—as a last resort when conservative interventions have failed—can improve liver disease and other obesity-related health problems in severely obese children and adolescents, according to a position paper in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition , official journal of the  European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and …
Carnegie Mellon, Weizmann Institute Researchers Discover
Carnegie Mellon, Weizmann Institute Researchers Discover "Idiosyncratic" Brain Patterns in Autism
1/19/2015 6:36:01 PM
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has been studied for many years, but there are still many more questions than answers. For example, some research into the brain functions of individuals with autism spectrum have found a lack of synchronization (’connectivity’) between different parts of the brain that normally work in tandem. But other studies have found the exact opposite — …
Ray Insurance Agencies Inaugurates Charity Program in the Fort Worth Area, and Debuts With Campaign Providing A Gift for Your Starving Neighbor
Ray Insurance Agencies Inaugurates Charity Program in the Fort Worth Area, and Debuts With Campaign Providing A Gift for Your Starving Neighbor
1/19/2015 11:29:50 AM
Ray Insurance Agencies in Fort Worth, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or organization with immediate support and awareness to the …
Study Identifies Geographic Clusters of Underimmunization in Northern California
Study Identifies Geographic Clusters of Underimmunization in Northern California
1/19/2015 10:39:37 AM
Researchers used spatial analysis software and electronic medical records to identify clusters of underimmunization and vaccine refusal among Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California, according to a study published today in the journal Pediatrics . Children are considered to be underimmunized when they miss one or more recommended vaccine doses before age 3, while …
Save the Children and UNICEF Receive $11.9 Million from IKEA Soft Toys for Education Campaign
Save the Children and UNICEF Receive $11.9 Million from IKEA Soft Toys for Education Campaign
1/16/2015 10:57:19 AM
During this past 2014 holiday season, millions of IKEA customers and co-workers around the world participated in the IKEA Soft Toys for Education campaign. Through their purchase of soft toys and children’s books, the IKEA Foundation will donate $11.9 million* (€10.1 million) to UNICEF and Save the Children for educational projects. Since 2003, the IKEA Soft Toys for Education …
Viz Media And Eleven Arts Screens The Last: Naruto The Movie In More Than 20 Major U.S. Cities This February
1/16/2015 9:29:46 AM
VIZ Media and Los Angeles-based film distributor ELEVEN ARTS will debut the highly anticipated seventh feature film in the NARUTO SHIPPUDEN series in a limited theatrical engagement around the United States starting February 20, 2015. Anime fans and filmgoers nationwide have a very special opportunity to catch the epic, big-screen action of THE LAST: NARUTO THE MOVIE in over …
“Empathic Communication” An Amazon Best-Selling Book, Free For One More Day
1/15/2015 6:00:00 AM
Lisbeth Holter Brudal introduces her newly-translated version of her book, “ Empathic Communication: The Missing Link ”. This is a book tackles how we relate to each-other through empathy and communication. Empathy - the ability to recognize other people’s feelings and intentions - is an innate ability. To communicate - to participate in dialogue, seek contact, and …
Walk for Education: World Economic Forum and UBS to Challenge Davos Participants
1/14/2015 10:06:40 AM
The World Economic Forum today launched “The Davos Challenge: Walk for Education”, a programme designed to help cut the time children travel to school in rural areas and improve their learning opportunities. The project is a collaboration with UBS and World Bicycle Relief. Poor transport infrastructure combined with long distances to school mean that many children in Africa …
NABEF Accepting Entries for Celebration of Service to America Awards
1/13/2015 4:30:07 PM
The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) announced it is now accepting entries for the 2015 Celebration of Service to America Awards , recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters. Winners will be honored at the Celebration of Service to America dinner and awards presentation held Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at the National Building …
Bilingualism changes children’s beliefs
1/13/2015 12:33:01 PM
Most young children are essentialists: They believe that human and animal characteristics are innate. That kind of reasoning can lead them to think that traits like native language and clothing preference are intrinsic rather than acquired. But a new study from Concordia University suggests that certain bilingual kids are more likely to understand that it’s what one learns, …
Barnes & Noble’s Annual Holiday Book Drive Donates Nearly 1.5 Million Books to Children in Need
1/12/2015 11:56:15 AM
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that it collected and donated nearly 1.5 million books to more than 650 local charities across the country that provide services to children during its 2014 Holiday Book Drive program.   The donation was …
“Empathic Communication” - Free to Download Tomorrow (01/12/2015)
1/11/2015 6:00:00 AM
Lisbeth Holter Brudal introduces her newly-translated version of her book, “ Empathic Communication: The Missing Link ”. This is a book tackles how we relate to each-other through empathy and communication. Empathy - the ability to recognize other people’s feelings and intentions - is an innate ability. To communicate - to participate in dialogue, seek contact, and …
Discovery Education Unveils Ground-Breaking Math Techbook, The Latest Addition To Award-Winning Digital Textbook Series
1/8/2015 1:53:16 PM
Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms nationwide, today officially unveiled its comprehensive Math Techbook™ , a dynamic digital textbook designed to promote lasting student proficiency.  Math Techbook, the latest addition to the company’s award-winning line of digital textbooks, transforms the way …