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Homeschool.com Publishes Their Math e-Magazine
Homeschool.com Publishes Their Math e-Magazine
10/1/2014 2:20:20 PM
Homeschool.com has published their most recent e-magazine .  The edition is devoted 100% to math education and includes over 25 how-to articles. Titles include Using Candy to Make Math Fun, Suggestions on How to Conquer Math Anxiety, The Wonderful World of Math Games, When Am I Ever Going to Use This? , and  more. The articles are informative, inspiring, and of …
Gender equality leads to more Olympic medals for men and women
Gender equality leads to more Olympic medals for men and women
10/1/2014 2:00:20 PM
Gender equality boosts a country’s Olympic medal count for both women and men, shows a new study from the University of British Columbia. Drawing data from the World Economic Forum’s 2013 Global Gender Gap Report, researchers compared a country’s tendency toward sexual equality with its medal counts from the London 2012 Olympic Games and the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. …
WallStreetSurvivor.com Launches Financial Education Courses
WallStreetSurvivor.com Launches Financial Education Courses
9/30/2014 6:00:00 AM
Wall Street Survivor announced today that it has added online courses to its interactive financial education platform. With over 200,000 investing enthusiasts experiencing the site, Wall Street Survivor is best known for its virtual stock market and its innovative stock picking leagues and stock market game . With the addition of these new courses such as  “ Creating Your …
Biologists find an early sign of cancer
Biologists find an early sign of cancer
9/29/2014 10:28:40 AM
Years before they show any other signs of disease, pancreatic cancer patients have very high levels of certain amino acids in their bloodstream, according to a new study from MIT, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Broad Institute. This finding, which suggests that muscle tissue is broken down in the disease’s earliest stages, could offer new insights into developing …
How to Stop Binge Eating – ART Your Life Reveals New Secrets
9/29/2014 9:47:10 AM
DARWIN, Australia September 2014 – Nine per cent of Australians are affected by an eating disorder, according to the National Eating Disorders Collaboration.* Binge eating disorder alone affects four per cent of the general population. Unlike other types of eating disorders , binge eating impacts both males and females equally, and usually develops in older adolescents and …
Avaya Helps Higher Education Institutions Create Innovative Learning Environments for Greater Student Engagement
9/29/2014 8:58:56 AM
For many of today’s students sorting through potential higher education options, the availability and use of technology is an important factor in their assessment. For a generation raised with the Internet, online gaming and mobile devices, a technological architecture underpins their expectations of the educational experience. To this end, Avaya is helping both brick and ivy …
UK: Aviva launches New Thinking book to help advisers
9/29/2014 8:52:16 AM
On the 6th October 2014, Aviva is set to launch its third New Thinking business book, aimed at helping advisers connect with their ‘sandwich generation’ clients. Written by one of the UK’s leading behavioural scientists Professor Paul Dolan, and best-selling business author Steve Martin, the book presents two behavioural science techniques –  MINDSPACE  and  The   SMALL …
Singapore Ranks #1, U.S. #6 In Ecommerce Readiness; China Has Fastest Growing Digital Economy
9/29/2014 8:45:33 AM
Share this news using the hashtag #DEI2014 There are currently 2.9 billion Internet users in the world. While a staggering number, businesses and governments have an opportunity to expand their reach by bringing the remaining 60 percent of the global population online. Successfully supporting those consumers will depend on knowing which countries are leading digital …
New Book Released to Help Parents with Planning Kids’ Birthday Parties
New Book Released to Help Parents with Planning Kids’ Birthday Parties
9/28/2014 11:45:45 AM
A new book designed to help make planning children’s birthday parties easy and trouble-free is now available. San Antonio, TX, speaker and entertainer Joe Libby published  The Secrets to Planning Your Fun, Memorable, and Stress-Free Birthday Party! to give parents, or anyone planning a children’s party, information, tips, and checklists to use to make party planning as …
Smithsonian and Historical Society of Washington to Present “Save Our African American Treasures” Nov. 8 and 9
9/26/2014 1:23:13 PM
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., will co-host a daylong program to help residents in the District, Maryland and Virginia area identify and preserve items of historical and cultural significance tucked away in their attics, closets, basements and garages. The event will feature …
Eight Nonprofit Organizations Will Share Kidzmet’s Company Sales
9/26/2014 7:00:00 AM
Kidzmet founder Jen Lilienstein announced today that her company will donate 25% of company sales of books and memberships from September 28, 2014 to January 17, 2015 to eight learning advocacy groups committed to improving education for children with  learning differences .   For that time period, Kidzmet will donate a quarter of all sales from all their books on Amazon, …
iPhone 5 Armband Company NeoSleeve To Produce Weekly Videos
iPhone 5 Armband Company NeoSleeve To Produce Weekly Videos
9/25/2014 10:00:00 AM
NeoSleeve, the company that produces an iPhone 5 armband for running, today announced that they will be endeavoring to produce weekly educational videos that will be shared on the internet.   The short videos will be uploaded for public viewing on YouTube, the popular video sharing website. NeoSleeve founder Ashford Thomas has already produced and uploaded a few …
Music Therapy and Autism Connect Will Premiere at Imagine Short Film Festival
Music Therapy and Autism Connect Will Premiere at Imagine Short Film Festival
9/24/2014 12:00:59 PM
On Saturday September 27th from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM Imagine Supported Living Services will host its 3rd annual disability short film festival and fundraiser at the Museum of Art and History in Santa Cruz, CA.  The mission of the film festival is to celebrate members of the community who are living with developmental disabilities.   “Music Therapy and Autism Connect”, …
Allstate, American Football Coaches Association Name 22 College Football Players to the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®
9/24/2014 11:55:51 AM
Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) today announced the roster for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®. This prestigious college football award pays tribute to a select group of student-athletes who have worked to positively impact the lives of others. The 22 players honored with this distinct recognition have not only dedicated …
Bancroft Taps IBM to Transform the Classroom Experience with Mobile
9/24/2014 9:45:47 AM
IBM (NYSE: IBM ) announced today it is working with Bancroft, a major provider of specialized services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, to manage an innovative, cloud-based educational program. Staff and students can now access a library of more than 300 educational and clinical apps via an iPad more securely. A longtime leader in using …
New Jersey #2 in U.S. in Schools Going Solar
9/23/2014 4:38:17 PM
Even though it falls outside the Top 10 states in the U.S. in terms of population, New Jersey ranks a strong second in the nation in the number of K-12 schools which have turned to solar energy to power their classrooms, save money and help the environment, according to a newly-released nationwide study. Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools was prepared by The …
New supplemental awards apply sex and gender lens to NIH-funded research
9/23/2014 11:48:48 AM
The National Institutes of Health has invested $10.1 million in supplemental funding to bolster the research of 82 grantees to explore the effects of sex in preclinical and clinical studies. This investment encourages researchers to study females and males, and is a catalyst for considering sex as a fundamental variable in research. The current overreliance on male subjects …
Afterschool Mentoring Program Achieves First-Ever 100 Percent Graduation Rate For Participating High School Students
9/23/2014 10:38:51 AM
For the first time, public high school seniors who actively participated in an innovative afterschool program created by Exelon, ComEd and United Way of Metropolitan Chicago achieved a graduation rate of 100 percent, exceeding the 69 percent average for seniors in Chicago Public Schools. This is the seventh consecutive year that participating seniors’ graduation rate exceeded …
Carnegie Mellon Researchers Alter Cancer Cells To Stop Them From Metastasizing
Carnegie Mellon Researchers Alter Cancer Cells To Stop Them From Metastasizing
9/23/2014 10:25:31 AM
Carnegie Mellon University engineers have demonstrated that they can prevent cancer cells from metastasizing by altering the cells’ mechanical behavior. In a collaborative project with researchers from Pennsylvania State University, a protein that is associated with normal and premature aging was introduced into melanoma cells. This caused the cells’ nuclei to artificially …
Brain Wave May Be Used to Detect What People Have Seen, Recognize
Brain Wave May Be Used to Detect What People Have Seen, Recognize
9/23/2014 10:14:23 AM
Brain activity can be used to tell whether someone recognizes details they encountered in normal, daily life, which may have implications for criminal investigations and use in courtrooms, new research shows. The findings , published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science , suggest that a particular brain wave, known as P300, could …