Schools and Cities Send 9.7 Million Messages During Swine Flu Outbreak with Blackboard Connect(TM) Platform
Notification technology helps schools communicate more quickly and consistently
WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As the world waited for news about the swine flu outbreak, many U.S. school and government leaders used notification technology to proactively reach parents and reside...
Coastal Contacts Helps Students Set Sights on Good Grades with $19.95 Glasses
... cent of what a child learns in school is taken in visually. An undetected vision problem can make learning to read, and answering questions from the blackboard
difficult and embarrassing for students.
One in four children is likely to need vision correction while they are school aged according to The Am...
The Rev. Joseph C. Martin, Leading Authority on Alcoholism and Addiction Treatment, Dies at 84
... and drug addiction and relapse with respect for the dignity of each individual who enters its doors.
In 1972, the U.S. Navy filmed Martin's "The blackboard
Talk," which they then dubbed "The Chalk Talk." It became known throughout the U.S. military and established Fr. Martin as a recognized leader in the ...
USAID Blindness Program Assists One Million Children in 23 Countries
... million children in the world with low vision or blurred eye sight. Children with inadequate vision often drop out of school when they cannot see the blackboard
or letters in a book, and suffer the lifelong consequences of low education. The majority of these children experience refractive errors that can be c...
Blackboard Announces Launch of Beta Program
... ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- blackboard
(Nasdaq: BBBB ), a leading provider of educa...ning
platform, which began with Release 8.0 of the blackboard
in January of this year. Releas...gy," said Donna
Wicks, assistant administrator for blackboard
at Kettering University, one
of the first institut...
A crystal clear view of chalk formation
... role of the oceans as carbon dioxide sinks. ( Science , December 19, 2008)
Calcium carbonate is ubiquitous: everyone has probably held a stick of blackboard
chalk in the hand at one time or another, or railed against the deposits it forms in washing machines. It is the main constituent of marble, dolomite ...
Mediasite integrates with Blackboard
Madison, Wis. Sonic Foundry, Inc. , said it has made its Mediasite software into a component for the Blackboard
Learning System , a course management system used by higher education, K-12, corporate and government institutions.
With the Mediasite "building block," a Blackboard
user can watc...
Facing shortage of U.S. scientists, UW wants to boost math enrollment
...ers. Developing "Collaborative Undergraduate Research Labs," where students learn through experiments and hands-on activities, instead of traditional blackboard
learning, for example. Offering "Research Experiences for Undergraduates," a nationally competitive program that provides college students from all o...