Study finds students with Experience Corps tutors make 60 percent more progress in critical reading skills
...to participate in the study was obtained for 81 percent of those referred. Those students were then randomly assigned to work with an Experience Corps tutor
for one academic year or to a control group. All students were tested at the beginning and end of that academic year.
The Experience Corps program ...
New Mobile Patient Communicator(TM) Gives Patients an Interactive Education Tool and Boosts Nurse Productivity
...tter specific to the patient's stage of care, treatment regimen, rehabilitation, care plan and disease management.
Serving as a personal health tutor
and trainer, the MPC can perform pre- and post-instruction tests, scoring patients on their disease knowledge and retention. Healthcare providers can...
Researchers find sustained improvement in health in Experience Corps tutors over 55
...sity School of Medicine. The tutors studied were members of Experience Corps, an award-winning organization that trains thousands of people over 55 to tutor
children in urban public schools across the country.
Researchers at Washington University's Center for Social Development assessed the impact of th...
The Oncologist Pays Tribute to Dr. Judah Folkman
...there was truly something to say." Dr. C. Everett Koop, former
U.S. Surgeon General, offers a tribute from the unique perspective of a
former surgical tutor
to Dr. Folkman.
In addition to honoring his scientific achievements, each of the
authors pays tribute to Dr. Folkman's human qualities -- especially...
Irell & Manella Posts Strong Year for Corporate Transactions
...ies and related matters. -- Served as counsel to leading Las Vegas resort and casino owner Wynn Las Vegas in its construction agreements with tutor
Saliba Corp. for the $1.35 billion Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, a 5-star Las Vegas luxury resort tower, expected to open in late 2008. Irell also...
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Salutes Six 'Angels'
...ncial aid ranging from meeting mortgage and utility
payments to other expenses. The foundation also offers services ranging
from volunteer teachers to tutor
patients in hospitals, to scholarships for
children who've beaten cancer. -- This year's "Littlest Angel" is 17-year-old Ashley Wilk of Sterling
Struggling male readers respond better to female teachers
...hool to conduct 30-minute reading sessions, reading books that hold high interest for boys. The process included duet reading during which student and tutor
read simultaneously and solo reading in which the student read independently.
From this we can conclude that the drop in the number of male teacher...
Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS
... works as a Surgeon at the Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in England.
Dr.Hemadri is also an Honorary Clinical tutor
at Hull York Medical School and an Honorary Research Fellow at the Yorkshire Laser Centre. He has a recent MBA from Leicester. His current interests a...
Software Tools & Fonts in Seven Indian Languages
...code converter, localized version of BharateeyaOO, English version of BharateeyaOO, Spellchecker, bilingual dictionary, transliteration tool, language tutor
All these language CDs released now, as also the ones released earlier, have been developed/consolidated by C-DAC (Centre for Deve...
Chennai AIDS Campaign Highlights The Social Neglect Faced By Victims
... detailed discussion was held on ‘Management of HIV/AIDS and Infection Prevention & STIs,’ by K.Kantharaj, former Deputy Director, TANSACS. Shanthi, a tutor
in Department of Clinical Psychology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, focused on counselling aspects of HIV/AIDS. ...
Practice as well as sleep may help birds learn new songs
...httime activity carries information both about the tutor
song and auditory feedback the birds hear while si...act with changes during the day as birds listen to tutor
songs and practice singing." The authors suggest t...oked at the effects of exposing birds to different tutor
songs. They then extended that work to the role of...
Eavesdropping comes naturally to young song sparrows
...ds acquired more than twice as many songs from the tutor
on which they eavesdropped, said Michael Beecher, ...ng birds learned more by direct interaction with a tutor
or by eavesdropping.
To answer that question,..., which had not begun to sing, were exposed to the tutor
for four days and then rotated to the other room w...
Grow Wisconsin Should Help Tutor Wisconsin on Economic Growth
For the 13th straight year, Wisconsin scored an A for economic performance when the Corporation for Enterprise Development released its annual report card on the states. But not all of Wisconsins grades were as glowing, as the Wisconsin Technology Networks recent news story explained. The report ...
Update: Georgia and North Carolina Teens Honored for Research in Biochemistry and Genetics in Nation's Premier High School Science Competition
...ixiong is fluent in Chinese and is a member of a volunteer
organization called Chinese School United Student Action. He spends his free
time as a math tutor
and a junior volunteer at the University Hospital of
Augusta, Georgia. Both of his parents are research scientists at the Medical
College of Georgia ...
Patent Technologies Keep CGMT in a Leading Position in the Industry
...aterials. CGMT has established an
institute of brand-new fully degradable material, with Mr. QIAO Yingjie,
expert on composite material, professor and tutor
candidates of Materials Science at Institute of Chemical Technology of
Harbin Engineering University, as the leader of the research te...
Ferring Research Infertility and Gynaecology GrAnt (FRIGGA) 2008 Winners Announced
Dr Christophe Blockeel, the principal applicant awarded the prize of
50,000 Euros, is a Fellow in Reproductive Medicine and Clinical tutor
the Centre for Reproductive Medicine, UZ Brussels, Belgium. Since its
creation in 1983, the Centre for Reproductive Medicine has played a
The NeuronFarm works to increase reading comprehension
...were planted over 10 years ago by Mina C. Johnson-Glenberg , president and chief science officer of NeuronFarm. While working as a volunteer literacy tutor
for children with dyslexia, she saw that due to the large numbers of students who needed aid, better tools and technology were required to give them a...