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Health: Peek into brain shows how kids learn

Steve Ruark/Associated Press file photo In this Oct. 1, 2013, file photo, third grade teacher Melissa Grieshober teaches a math lesson at Silver Lake Elementary School in Middletown, Del.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Middletown, DE

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Almaden Resident

Arriola named president of Sacred Heart schools

The new president of Sacred Heart Nativity Schools was the first in her family to attend college, and she has spent a good part of her career helping others achieve this milestone.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

The Campbell Reporter

Sunnyvale shorts: AAUW hosting picnic and open house at Raynor Park

The American Association of Women is hosting a picnic and open house on Sept. 6 at 11:30 a.m. at Raynor Park, 1565 Quail Ave., in Sunnyvale.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Cupertino, CA, Home Gardening, Home

International Monetary Fund

F&D Magazinea s 50th Birthday Issue Looks at Global Economics

F&D reveals what 5 economics Nobelists worry about at night, and lists 25 economists under age 45 who are shaping the global economy he IMF's Finance & Development magazine marks its golden anniversary with a number of special features in its recently released September issue on the future of the global economy and a look back at how things have ... (more)


Employees Who Work At Home Are More Productive Than Office-Dwellers

From 2005 to 2012, the total number of Americans in the workforce declined overall .


Stanford's New Lathrop Library Ready for Sept. 15 Opening

When Stanford's spacious new East Asia Library opens its doors in mid-September, it will finally have the space - and many lighted glass cabinets - to display precious materials from its vast Chinese, Japanese and Korean collections that have long been in storage.


Related Topix: Libraries, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Business Journal

No business is earthquake proof, but these six rules can get you back on track after the shaking

Silicon Valley should be prepared for more earthquakes like the one that shook Napa Sunday, as the region has experienced an unusually quiet period of seismicity in the current century, according to Greg Beroza, a Stanford University geophysics professor .


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, San Jose State University

Business Journal

StartX, QB3 partnership targets biotech startups in Palo Alto accelerator

Two powerhouses for biotech startups - StartX and QB3 - are joining forces to open lab space in Palo Alto for as many as 20 life sciences companies.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

The 10 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Requesting A Raise

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Related Topix: Journalism, Columbia University

Daily Trojan

USC among top LGBT-friendly schools

Campus Pride, a national organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender student leaders and campus groups, named USC one of the top 50 most LGBT-friendly campuses in the United States on Aug. 15. Allied Pride A Rainbow flags hang on lamp posts along Trousdale Parkway in honor of Coming Out Month last October.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Pomona College, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Tue Aug 26, 2014


If you build an airplane, students will come to class

Warehoused in the class because they were failing or because no one knew what to do with them, they didn't want to build cutting boards, and Foster didn't want to teach cutting boards.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Industry, CA, US Military, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base

Education Week

Polls Capture Public's Sour View of Common Core

The common core-arguably the biggest issue on the national education landscape-has a serious image problem with an American public uneasy about the overall direction of K-12 policy.


Related Topix: George Washington University

Business Wire

UC Berkeley Extension Invites Public to Free Lectures and Events

All events are free and open to the general public. UC Berkeley Extension presents these events each year as part of its mission to bring the educational excellence of the University of California, Berkeley, to the Bay Area community.


Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Interior Design, Arts, Berkeley, CA, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, San Francisco Travel

Ukraine says it captured Russian troops, clouding talks

Ukraine released video footage Tuesday of what it said were 10 captured Russian soldiers, raising tensions as President Vladimir Putin of Russia arrived in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, for talks later in the day with his Ukrainian counterpart, President Petro Poroshenko.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Belarus, Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel, Europe, Germany

M-A Bear News

New English Teacher Brings Worldly Experience to M-A

New AP English composition and English III teacher, Shannon Kirkpatrick, enthusiastically began her new job on campus this August.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Atherton, CA, Whitman College, Saint John's College, Redwood City, CA

The Las Vegas Sun

Reason behind teacher shortages

It is no secret that Nevada schools are some of the worst-funded and most overcrowded in the nation.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Education Etc.

The Spokesman-Review

Kids' brains reorganize when learning math skills - Tue, 26 Aug 2014 PST

Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Middletown, DE

Mon Aug 25, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Sleep drunkenness disorder may affect one in seven

A study is shining new light on a sleep disorder called "sleep drunkenness." The disorder may be as prevalent as affecting one in every seven people.


Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Stage Vet Andrew Leeds to Star in CRISTELA; Premieres 10/10 on ABC

Stage and screen actor Andrew Leeds will appear as a series regular in ABC 's new family comedy CRISTELA , set to premiere on Friday, October 10, 2014.


Related Topix: Andrew Leeds, Los Angeles, CA, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Comedy

The Hartford Courant

Terrence Carter's Ph.D. Award Arrives, But Doctorate Doesn't

Attorney Bill McCoy And Terrence P. Carter In a quiet corner of the Science & Technology Magnet School of Southeastern Connecticut, attorney Bill McCoy has a brief advisory meeting with his client Terrence P. Carter after Carter exited an executive meeting of the New London Board of Education.


Related Topix: US Politics, Rob Simmons, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, New London, CT, Education Etc.