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Slow Learners Have Longer Memories

According to a study conducted by the Johns Hopkins researchers it is found that slow learners have longer memories. They say that the brain which controls// the muscle movements is responsible for long term memory. The lead author who conducted this research is Professor Reza Shadmehr and he and h...

NFL Cardinals' Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Promotes Vision Therapy

...age children is impacted by convergence insufficiency, there are other visual abnormalities to be considered. It is estimated that over 60% of problem learners have undiagnosed vision problems contributing to their difficulties. The good news is the majority of these vision problems can be treated wit...

Does Your Child Need Vision Therapy?

...hildren is impacted by convergence insufficiency , there are other visual abnormalities to be considered. It is estimated that over 60% of problem learners have undiagnosed vision problems contributing to their difficulties. The good news is the majority of these vision problems can be treated wi...

Larry Fitzgerald Offers Advice for Parents With Struggling Readers

...hildren is impacted by convergence insufficiency, there are other visual abnormalities to also be considered. It is estimated that over 60% of problem learners have undiagnosed vision problems contributing to their difficulties. The good news is the majority of these vision problems can be treated wi...

University of Phoenix Expands Advanced Degree Programs; Adds Ph.D. in Nursing and Educational Specialist Degrees

...ademic careers and increase their earning levels. The program will prepare learners to become transformational leaders who will strategically manage and lead c...ersity of Phoenix has provided doctoral-level programs for more than 6,000 learners throughout the world. About University of Phoenix University o...

August is National Children's Vision and Learning Month

...ge children is impacted by convergence insufficiency, there are other visual abnormalities to be considered. It is estimated that over 60% of problem learners have undiagnosed vision problems contributing to their difficulties. The good news is the majority of these vision problems can be treated with a...

Organogenesis Launches Regenerative Medicine College Scholarship

...The mission of Canton High School is to educate all students in a challenging, safe, disciplined, creative and nurturing atmosphere to become lifelong learners whose achievements and contributions are a credit to themselves and to society. Canton High School's science department offers courses in biological, ...

First Brain Training Consumer's Guide Debunks Ten Brain Health Myths and Reviews 21 Products

...rain fitness, neuroplasticity and cognitive health. An accessible and thought-provoking read, The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness educates lifelong learners and professionals in healthcare, education, business, etc., on emerging trends and forecasts of what the future will hold. How to Order: The book...

Schools and Cities Send 9.7 Million Messages During Swine Flu Outbreak with Blackboard Connect(TM) Platform

...rd Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBB ) is a global leader in enterprise technology and innovative solutions that improve the experience of millions of students and learners around the world every day. Blackboard's solutions allow thousands of higher education, K-12, professional, corporate, and government organizations to...

Emergency Consultants Inc. switches to Learn.com to deliver Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses to physicians

... to customize the portal, the advanced reporting, and the ability to create sub-LearnCenter's which will allow us to create custom sub-portals for our learners at no additional cost," said Justin Visser, Education Coordinator at Emergency Consultants, Inc. About Emergency Consultants Inc. Emergency...
learners in Biological News

New report on science learning at museums, zoos, other informal settings

...ith specific learning goals in mind. They should provide multiple ways for learners to engage with concepts within a single setting. And they should prompt vi...ations of how well people are learning in these environments. For example, learners can experience excitement and motivation to learn about phenomena in the na...

Bee smart, bee healthy

... Bumblebee colonies which are fast learners are also better able to fight off infection, according to scientists from Q...ty to learn appears reduced when they are ill. The prediction was that good learners would be worse at fighting infections but surprisingly, this was not the c...

Alcohol: A life sentence

...ed palpebral fissure and a thin upper lip are typical manifestations. The children's physical and mental development is delayed. Many of them are poor learners or display conspicuous behavior. Psychiatric and neurological disorders such as depression and epileptic seizures occur with increased frequency. ...

Improved Outcomes Releases GeneLinker(TM) Gold and Platinum Version 4.6

...GeneSpring?7) provides significant advantages by preventing over-training and reducing the effect of bad samples by requiring consensus among multiple learners to make predictions." said Mark Chatterley, VP Bioinformatics at IOS. "Despite our new focus, we are still enhancing our products for gene expression ...
learners in Biological Technology

Big collaboration links learners to science on a tiny scale

Visitors to the Engineering Centers Building can learn about nanotechnology via this exhibit, thanks to a collaboration between Materials Research Science and Engineering Center interns and Discovery World Museum, Milwaukee. In the classroom, students learn science at the behest of teachers ...

A-WIT Technologies Releases World's First Low Cost C Stamp(TM) Based Biotechnology Laboratory in a Box

...highly illustrated instructions written by College professors are included in the Kit CD. The power and versatility of the C Stamp guarantees that learners can expand upon their Biotechnology knowledge with their own ideas, projects, and imagination. Well thought out and pedagogically sound examples devel...

Free CME-certified Webcast: Making Your Case: Up-to-date Answers for Developing Trends in PCI

...laim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. LEARNING OBJECTIVES As a result of participating in this symposium, learners will be able to: -- Review recent trends and challenges in PCI -- Understand the options for evidence-based adjuvant pharmacotherapy in PCI -- ...

UPDATE: Free CME-certified Webcast: Opening the Door to Better Myocardial Infarction Outcomes: Emergency Departments Hold the Key

...surate with the extent of their participation in the activity. LEARNING OBJECTIVES As a result of participating in this symposium, learners will be able to: -- Apply new clinical trial data and treatment guidelines to acute ACS management in the community-based ED -- Adapt evidenc...

Free CME-certified Webcast: Opening the Door to Better Myocardial Infarction Outcomes: Emergency Departments Hold the Key

...laim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. LEARNING OBJECTIVES As a result of participating in this symposium, learners will be able to: -- Apply new clinical trial data and treatment guidelines to acute ACS management in the community-based ED -- Adapt evid...

Video games promoted as effective health-care training

... learned information to move to higher levels of play. Games provide immediate feedback in scoring and in visual and auditoriy stimulus, which allows learners to more quickly modify their learning strategies before the ineffective ones become entrenched. Skill transfer from games to real life is much more l...

IQ Academies brings online learning into Wisconsin homes

...nts can be anywhere that learning can happen," said Kelly Garrett, executive director of the academies with KC. "This is the idea of creating lifetime learners by giving students the opportunity to make learning an ever-present part of their days. The educator in me gets really jazzed up about that stuff." ...

New UW master's program ramps up to fill demand for biotech skills

...ow to manage biotech products and develop new projects, preparing to put their existing experience to work and launch products commercially. "Adult learners are coming back after so many years in the field," said Tracy Worzella , a 2004 graduate of the program. "We didn't just learn and spit out informati...

Bringing distance learning alive

...resentations have the mindset of working in Flash. "For the distance learner, you need to create an active environment; you need to give those distant learners links and more." Links can be especially important, she added, noting "a lot of the content you are going to use is already on the Web." Along w...

Education conference focusing on importance of integrating technology

...learning is dominated by network-based technology. Mobile devices, the Internet, and even iPods - whose podcasting feature is able to connect distance learners and educators - are just some of the advances on which some Distance Learning 2005 presenters are focusing. One of the more prominent of those present...
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