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Boys Are Gamers and Madcaps, While Girls Are Mobile Chatterers, Kaspersky Lab Research Shows
Boys Are Gamers and Madcaps, While Girls Are Mobile Chatterers, Kaspersky Lab Research Shows
8/29/2016 9:13:52 AM
The results of the Growing Up Online - Connected Kids survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and iconKids & youth show that boys and girls aged 8-16 behave very differently on the Internet, meaning different approaches are required to keep them safe. This is useful information for parents who want to protect their children against online threats. Girls like to use …
Air Quality a Crucial Issue for New York Students Returning to Classrooms
Air Quality a Crucial Issue for New York Students Returning to Classrooms
8/29/2016 8:51:27 AM
Next week, New York City public schools open their doors for the 2016-2017 school year. The New York City Department of Education is the largest school district in the country, serving approximately 1.1 million students in over 1,800 schools.  Similar situations are occurring in school districts across the state of New York and the tri-state area as classes begin to fill with …
CenterPoint Energy launches Safe and Smart, a new natural gas safety educational website
CenterPoint Energy launches Safe and Smart, a new natural gas safety educational website
8/26/2016 9:00:29 AM
Just in time for back to school, CenterPoint Energy , Inc. (NYSE:CNP) has launched a new educational website, Safe and Smart with Buddy Blue Flame™ . This natural gas safety education website is part of CenterPoint Energy’s ongoing efforts to encourage people of all ages, including students of all grade levels (K-12), as well as parents and teachers to focus on safety. The …
LesterMoney Annuals Attempting to Bridge Academic Research and Professionals
LesterMoney Annuals Attempting to Bridge Academic Research and Professionals
8/24/2016 4:20:08 PM
LesterMoney is the first of its kind. Offered as an annual publication, the book takes academic research, summarizes it into an article and provide business professionals with information about the original researchers. “While a doctoral candidate, there was a lot of discussion about research we spent years on not getting to corporate America. Now, my company is attempting …
SelfScore Raises an Additional $7 Million in Funding to Leverage Data Analytics and Machine Learning to Unlock Financial Services for International Students
8/24/2016 2:27:56 PM
Palo Alto, Calif. – August 24, 2016 – SelfScore , a fintech company using data analytics and machine learning to measure credit potential, today announced it has closed $7 million in additional Series A funding led by Pelion Venture Partners , with participation from Accel and Aspect Ventures , both of which led the prior round. Blake Modersitzk i, managing …
Global Wildlife Whistleblower Rewards Introduced at IUCN World Conservation Congress
Global Wildlife Whistleblower Rewards Introduced at IUCN World Conservation Congress
8/24/2016 1:09:19 PM
The National Whistleblower Center (NWC) is attending the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress, advocating for the payment of large monetary rewards, worldwide, to whistleblowers who disclose illegal wildlife trafficking and violations of other key anticorruption laws.  The Lacey Act, Endangered Species Act, as well as over 40 other U.S. environmental laws allow …
After a Tragedy, Teens Create an App to Change the Way their Peers Drive
After a Tragedy, Teens Create an App to Change the Way their Peers Drive
8/20/2016 9:49:55 AM
When 18-year-old Ethan Linnon from Butler Township, Pennsylvania, was killed in a car crash last year, the tragedy was a wakeup call to many in his community. For others, it was a call to action. After the accident, students at nearby Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School in Cranberry Township– freshman Veronica Muth, 15, and sophomores Chris Virostek, 17, Luc Madonna, …
“No Failing Students,” An Amazon Best Selling Book Free For One More Day (08/18/2016)
“No Failing Students,” An Amazon Best Selling Book Free For One More Day (08/18/2016)
8/18/2016 6:00:00 AM
Diane Hunt is proud to present her Amazon Best Selling Book, “ No Failing Students: Seven teaching strategies I used as a substitute teacher to take smart but ‘problematic’ students from ‘failure’ to success in one academic quarter .” Diane wrote “ No Failing Students ” for teachers at any grade level to use in any subject area. The most important benefit of this book is …
Colorado Digital Learning Solutions Selects Marine Science 101
8/17/2016 11:45:13 AM
DENVER — Aug. 17, 2016 — Ocean First Education today announced that Colorado Digital Learning Solutions (CDLS) will offer Marine Science 101 through its supplemental online course network, serving over 50 school districts around the state.   The course will be offered to students beginning in January, following training of an online instructor this fall.   “One of our …
Nearpod Named to the 2016 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America, Ranks No. 297 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 1,320.2%
Nearpod Named to the 2016 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America, Ranks No. 297 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 1,320.2%
8/17/2016 10:45:53 AM
SAN FRANCISCO, August 17, 2016 – Inc. magazine today ranked Nearpod , the ed-tech platform that lets K-12 teachers find, create and distribute digital learning experiences, NO. 297 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American …
CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union Wins 1st Place Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award
CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union Wins 1st Place Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award
8/16/2016 2:57:44 PM
For the second year in a row, CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union has won first place in the Desjardins Financial Education Awards program in the youth category.   “We are honored to be recognized two consecutive years for our efforts to provide financial education to students in our communities,” said Charlotte Cash, President and CEO of CommonWealth One.  “Helping …
EVOLIO Marketing’s Federbush to Present Educational Sessions at EXHIBITORFastTrak Chicago
EVOLIO Marketing’s Federbush to Present Educational Sessions at EXHIBITORFastTrak Chicago
8/16/2016 11:17:22 AM
EVOLIO Marketing Inc., an agency dedicated to helping marketers create the best brand experiences in a way that profoundly impacts their businesses and professions, announced today that that Joe Federbush, president, will present educational sessions at EXHIBITOR FastTrak  next week.   EXHIBITOR Magazine’s EXHIBITOR FastTrak features university-affiliated sessions that …
Study Live Ocean Data with Ocean First Education’s Interactive Portal to the Argo Buoy Project
8/15/2016 1:02:12 PM
Ocean First Education announced the deployment of a user-friendly online portal that provides teachers and students with an interactive tool to tap the vast reservoir of data from the Argo Buoy Project.   “The Argo project has provided an invaluable contribution to monitoring the temperature and salinity of the ocean for sixteen years—and continues strong to this day,” said …
New School Year in Puerto Rico and the Importance of Healthy Indoor Air Quality
New School Year in Puerto Rico and the Importance of Healthy Indoor Air Quality
8/15/2016 12:09:34 PM
This month, students and teachers across Puerto Rico begin returning to classrooms for the start of the new school year. Unfortunately, too many school districts face challenges when it comes to providing a healthy environment for their students and teachers.    Tough economic times have resulted in numerous schools having their preventive maintenance and operating budgets …
“No Failing Students” Book Is Free To Download Today (08/15/2016)
“No Failing Students” Book Is Free To Download Today (08/15/2016)
8/15/2016 6:00:00 AM
Diane Hunt is proud to present her book, “ No Failing Students: Seven teaching strategies I used as a substitute teacher to take smart but “problematic” students from “failure” to success in one academic quarter .” Diane wrote “ No Failing Students ” for teachers at any grade level to use in any subject area. The most important benefit of this book is that in a short period …
“No Failing Students” Book Will Be Free To Download Tomorrow (08/15/2016)
“No Failing Students” Book Will Be Free To Download Tomorrow (08/15/2016)
8/14/2016 6:00:00 AM
Diane Hunt is proud to present her book, “ No Failing Students: Seven teaching strategies I used as a substitute teacher to take smart but “problematic” students from “failure” to success in one academic quarter .” Diane wrote “ No Failing Students ” for teachers at any grade level to use in any subject area. The most important benefit of this book is that in a short period …
Mastercard Helps Chinese Students Pay U.S. Tuitions
Mastercard Helps Chinese Students Pay U.S. Tuitions
8/12/2016 5:32:58 PM
Mastercard is offering cardholders in China the ability to use local credit and debit cards to pay U.S. tuitions and other costs through a first-of-its-kind online payment service found at www.plastiq.com/mcuni . Largely created for Chinese students studying abroad, the site addresses international payment challenges, including limited payment methods and currency exchange. …
Computer Programming Made Easier
Computer Programming Made Easier
8/12/2016 5:16:45 PM
Nobody said computer programming was easy. But maybe in the future, it could be. In order to simplify program development, a National Science Foundation (NSF)-supported project called Expeditions in Computer Augmented Program Engineering (ExCAPE), is developing technology that provides human operators with automated assistance. "Computers have revolutionized our daily …
NASA Selects Six Companies to Develop Prototypes, Concepts for Deep Space Habitats
NASA Selects Six Companies to Develop Prototypes, Concepts for Deep Space Habitats
8/12/2016 5:11:52 PM
NASA has selected six U.S. companies to help advance the Journey to Mars by developing ground prototypes and concepts for deep space habitats. Through the public-private partnerships enabled by the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships-2 (NextSTEP-2) Broad Agency Announcement, Appendix A, NASA and industry partners will expand commercial development of …
Army fellowship program sees its first Penn State graduates
Army fellowship program sees its first Penn State graduates
8/12/2016 4:50:16 PM
Army Sgt. Major Tim Magee spent the past year hitting the books and writing papers. It’s been a different experience from the past 27 years he spent as an audio/video repair technician for the Army, including deployments to Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan. Magee, along with 18 other sergeants major, is in the first class of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Fellowship …