34 Outstanding Teachers and Schools Receive $10,000 Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence
2009 Awardees Recognized in Amgen Communities Across North America
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN ) today announced the 34 science teachers
in the United States (U.S.), Canada and Puerto Rico who are this year's recipients of the Amgen Award...
UGA grad program expands to prepare teachers to work with secondary students with autism
Athens, Ga. An innovative University of Georgia graduate program in special education that has prepared scores of Georgia teachers
to work with elementary-age students with autism over the last several years has received a new 4-year, $793,000 federal grant to train teachers
to work with similarl...
Bayer Awards $200,000 to National Science Teachers Association to Nurture Early-Career Science Teachers
Ten Bayer-NSTA Fellows Named to 2008-09 NSTA New Science Teacher Academy
PITTSBURGH, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bayer Corporation's Bayer USA Foundation has awarded the National Science Teachers
Association (NSTA) a $200,000 grant to create the Bayer-NSTA Fellows program and to expand...
Clorox Partners With PTA to Help Parents and Teachers Prepare for Height of Flu Season
OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The flu season will likely hit
hardest in just a few weeks, according to reports from the national Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention, which means now is the time for parents
to take action to help reduce the spread of germs. The cl...
Parents of Murdered Dating Violence Victim, Legislators, and Teachers Unite to Launch 'MADE' - Moms and Dads for Education to Stop Teen Dating Abuse
NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, advocates for teen
dating violence education from across the country are coming together at Liz
Claiborne Inc. to launch 'MADE' -- Moms and Dads for Education to Stop Teen
Dating Abuse. Ann and Chris Burke, educators and parents of Lindsay Ann Bur...
Teach For America and Lilly Launch Program to Match Lilly Employees with Teachers in Underserved Public Schools
Lilly Advocates Will Help Teach For America Teachers
Build Community Connections in Support of Student Achievement
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Teach For America and
Eli Lilly and Company today launched a program to support the efforts of
Autism Speaks, CDC and The Advertising Council Launch Program to Educate Teachers About Importance of Early Intervention for Autism
Autism Speaks, in partnership with the Ad Council and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), launch a new educational tool kit, Talking to Parents About Autism, designed to promote early intervention and encourage educators to speak to a child's parents if they suspect a developmen...
Amateur Singers, Teachers Seldom Hear Sounds of Trouble
Study finds pros more likely to take measures improving vocal health
WEDNESDAY, April 2 (HealthDay News) -- Trying to be the next American Idol could harm your vocal health.
Amateur singers and singing instructors are less sensitive than their professional peers to the subtle change...
AACN Applauds Senator Richard Durbin for Introducing the Troops to Nurse Teachers Act of 2008
Partnerships between the military and civilian schools of nursing would
help address the severe nurse faculty shortage and increase the nation's
supply of registered nurses
WASHINGTON, March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American
Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) applaude...
TriWest Contributes $25,000 to Washington National Guard Fund and Sponsors Education for Teachers of Military Children
- Gift Supports Home Front Needs of Families with Deployed Service Members -
SEATTLE, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- As the exclusive sponsor of the
Military Child Education Coalition's Supporting the Children of the
National Guard and Reserve Institute (GRI) training...
Teachers in Medical Technology
Video: Novartis Vaccines and PTA Battle Flu: Public Health Vaccination Initiative Urges Families 'Let's Fight Flu Together!'
...ip aims to provide convenient access to vaccination -
helping keep kids and teachers
in school and parents at work
- "Let's Fight Flu Together!" initiative su...amilies as possible, which we hope will result in keeping more
children and teachers
in school and parents at work this influenza season."
For each influenza ...
Nventa Presents Findings on Proprietary Toll-like Receptor 3 (TLR3) Agonist, Poly-ICR, at World Vaccine Congress
... by RNAses in human serum; -- Poly-ICR induces significant cytokine and chemokine production; -- Poly-ICR matures dendritic cells, known as "the teachers
of the immune system".
In addition to incorporating Poly-ICR into future internal product
candidates, Nventa is pursuing the development of Poly...
Study Findings Show Infection Control Intervention Helps Keep Kids in School
... Dr. Sandora, was a randomized, controlled trial
involving 285 third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade students in an elementary
school system in Avon, Ohio. teachers
in intervention classrooms used
disinfecting wipes on student desks, and students used hand sanitizer in
the classroom at key points throughout the sc...
Are Muramyl Peptides the Magic Bullet in Probiotics?
product to hundreds of patients. The product is safe and has no
contra-indications with drugs or other supplements," she said. Dr. Ritchie
added that teachers
are the product's biggest fans, as it helps them avoid
the worst of the winter crud.
Other doctors are using the lysed cell product as well. "I have...
Health Experts and Families Encourage Annual Childhood Flu Vaccination to Reduce Flu-Related Illnesses and Deaths in Children
... vaccine can help children stay free of
influenza during the flu season, and potentially help stop the spread of
the virus to their families, friends, teachers
About Families Fighting Flu, Inc.
Families Fighting Flu, Inc. (FFF) is a non-profit, volunteer-based
corporation established in...
PTC Therapeutics Announces Additional Results from Phase 2 Study of PTC124 in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
...significant reductions in
the concentrations of muscle-derived creatine kinase were observed during
PTC124 treatment. In addition, several parents and teachers
boys participating in the study had improvements in terms of greater
activity level and increased endurance during the study duration. ...
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Teachers in Biological News
U of Minnesota study finds high school teachers influence student views of evolution & creationism
College students' views about evolution and creationism are often shaped by what they learned in their high school biology classes, according to a University of Minnesota study published in the May issue of BioScience , the journal of the American Institute of Biological Sciences.
Evolution education for K-12 teachers needs beefing up, says CU-Boulder professor
A failure to grasp the fundamentals of biological systems may be leaving K-12 teachers
and students vulnerable to claims by intelligent design creationists, new-age homeopaths and other "hucksters," according to a University of Colorado at Boulder biology professor.
On the 150th anniversary of ...
NIH stimulus funding supports Emory biomedical scientists
In addition to research grants, NIH provided funding for Emory scientists to hire eight high school students, 22 college students, and five teachers
for summer research positions.
Emory's stimulus grant funding is highlighted at http://www.emory.edu/home/research/stimulus/
The NIH is expect...
Animal and plant communication at the ESA Annual Meeting
...on of Harvard University and his coauthor Katherine Bennett, a fifth grade teacher working under a National Science Foundation Research Experience for teachers
grant, placed painted tubes mimicking pitcher plants' natural color spectrum of redness into the plants' habitat. They found that red coloration didn...
URI receives $18 million grant to strengthen biomedical research capacity in Rhode Island
...duate students entering URI, Brown and Rhode Island College. It will also fund a new outreach program that will provide opportunities for high school teachers
and students to participate in faculty research during the summer.
"These grants have accelerated research in the biomedical arena within Rhode Is...
K-State using Second Life island to help high school students learn earth science
...n, they can put it on a note card in Second Life and drop it in a box, where it goes to the instructor's management system on the GeoWorld's Web site. teachers
can assess all of their student's assignments on the Web site.
The avatars' locations on the island are monitored, which lets the teacher see if st...
Physical activity may strengthen children's ability to pay attention
offering formal physical education 150 minutes per week at the elementary level, 225 minutes at the secondary level;
encouraging classroom teachers
to integrate physical activity into learning.
An example of how physical movement could be introduced into an actual lesson would be "when reading...
Bioscience institutions come together to launch Microlife Discovery Center for area students
...h, uses a novel approach to combine San Diego's cutting-edge biotechnology with UCSD's BioBridge science outreach capabilities, giving access to local teachers
The Microlife Discovery Center, developed from a program pioneered by Dr. Jay Short while at the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundatio...
Science returns to the Capitol Hill spotlight at March 24 exhibition
...gital Age, Sidney Wolff and Don Sweeney, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
American Educational Research Association, Changing the Game: Curriculum, teachers
and Parents Working Together, William H. Schmidt, Michigan State University
American Geological Institute/Geological Society of America/American G...
Study to evaluate success of parental involvement in early childhood education
"The challenge is so great for teachers
serving economically disadvantaged children. Some ...f Texas Medical School at Houston. "In most cases, teachers
have to combine two months worth of material into ...rogram involves community-based partnerships where teachers
take part in professional development courses and ...
Teachers in Biological Technology
Science Teachers Tour Ventria's Bioprocessing Facility
JUNCTION CITY, Kan., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Ventria Bioscience
welcomed the Junction City High School Science Department to its
bioprocessing facility in Junction City. The group of 15 teachers
faculty toured the facility and discussed plans for Ventria and Junction
City High School...
DFG establishes 14 new research training groups
..., which focuses on the development of new instruction processes in schools, teachers
with practical experience and graduates of the education sciences and psych...and process-oriented research perspectives. In the Research Training Group, teachers
with practical experience in schools and graduates of the education science...
Pearson Foundation Supports Incoming LSU Biology Students With 21st Century Learning Tools
...rts Alliance makes it possible for more than 15,000 U.S. students and their teachers
to experience firsthand how laptop computers, video production equipment, a...of the Pearson Foundation, said, "The Digital Arts Alliance strives to help teachers
to teach, and students to learn through innovative learning techniques. By ...
UH initiative will use 'Harry Potter' to conjure love for science in Houston-area schools
...on, the Innovations in Nanotechnology and NanoSciences initiative will pair teachers
from the Houston, Dickinson and Galena Park school districts with graduate ...s and, eventually, fill the growing gap in the American work force.
selected for the program will be brought up to speed on nanoscience topics ...
Shire's Project Playground Gives Boost to Philadelphia
...r Michael Nutter hailed Shire's Project Playground as a model of city-private partnership on Friday before more than one hundred children, parents and teachers
from the Feltonville neighborhood at a community celebration for the $165,000 playground makeover at Feltonville Recreation Center.
State-of-the-art electron microscope promises to aid major research advances
...make DVD recordings or web pages of various experiments for viewing by K-12 teachers
and students as many times as they wish for class study," Carpenter said. "...croscopes will be even more useful for introducing young students and their teachers
to the world of engineering and nanoscience," Carpenter said.
A Scientific Milestone: Sex of Dolphin at SeaWorld San Diego Determined Prior to Conception
...orld, Busch Gardens and
Discovery Cove care for the largest animal collection in the world and offer
an education Web site especially for students and teachers
www.seaworld.org . Information on the SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation
Fund is at www.swbg-conservationfund.org . General park informa...
Myngle Best ICT Company at the European Ventures Summit
...ses become more cost conscious and pay more attention
to budgets, including teachers
who have more need for additional revenue
Myngle is creat... What is Myngle?
Myngle is an online platform which brings language teachers
together for live language lessons. Everyone can choose their ...
SMU chemist wins NSF early career award
...work is dedicated to expanding minds through exposure to basic science, including a generous willingness to share his lessons and labs off campus with teachers
and students in elementary, middle and high school classrooms. Dedman College is thrilled by NSF's recognition of Brent's achievements."
GeneNews to exhibit ColonSentry(TM) at Family Medicine Forum 2008
...the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP), and the Annual Workshops of the CFPC's Sections of teachers
and Researchers. For additional information please visit ww.fmf.cfpc.ca.
GeneNews is focused...
Teachers in Biological Definition
... excellent progress whatever the starting point. The commitment of parents, teachers
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The Education of the Child (1907)
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An Outline of Esoteric Science (1913)
Four Mystery Dramas -...
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