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eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Seedling, a non-profit organization serving children who have an incarcerated parent, is seeking business partners and individuals to mentor children in Central Texas school districts during the 2021-22 school year. The organization served 349 children last school year and expects to significantly increase the number of children served during the 2021/2022 school year.
Dr. Ezella McPherson announces her new book: Real Outreach: A Practical Guide to Retaining and Graduating College Students
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- According to U.S. News & World Report, 1 in 3 first-year college students will not return for their sophomore year. Dr. Ezella McPherson has retained 82% to 100% of at-risk first-year college students during her tenure at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Wayne State University, and Indiana University. She shares more about her success with at-risk college students in her new book, "Real Outreach: A Practical Guide to Retaining and Graduating College Students" (ISBN: 978-1737273103).
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Instrumental hip-hop producer RJD2 has launched his first online course, made in partnership with music education platform Soundfly. This in-depth course guides students through RJD2's unique approach to chopping and flipping records, and how he arranges samples into fully realized songs.
The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is pleased to announce the Dorothea Lang Award Winners
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- ACNM Award Winners -- The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is pleased to announce the winners of Dorothea Lang Award Winners, Excellence in Leadership and Innovation Award, and Lifetime Visionary Award.
The NY Public Library Partners with Online Tutoring Service Brainfuse to Give NY Students Access to Free One-on-One Homework Help
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The New York Public Library has partnered with online tutoring service Brainfuse to offer all New York area students access to free after-school homework help, including virtual 1-on-1 tutoring in a wide range of subjects for K-12 students.
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Science, Math, and Technology Center of Excellence (SMATCOE), an academic learning center based in metro Houston, Texas, today announced that it is launching a campaign to reach students all over America who plan to take the SAT and/or ACT college entrance exams. SMATCOE will provide live online training sessions (using GoToMeeting) to help students prepare for these tests.
New Book ‘School of Errors’ by David P. Perrodin, Ph.D. Exposes Unsustainable School Safety Industry Spending Spree
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- "School of Errors - Rethinking School Safety in America" (ISBN: 978-1475837445), authored by David P. Perrodin, Ph.D., and published by Rowman & Littlefield, is being touted as "the most honest book ever written about the $3 billion school safety industrial complex."
National Handwriting Day 2019: Annual Cursive is Cool Handwriting Contest Launches in USA and Canada
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The annual Cursive is Cool(R) contests for 2019, under the auspices of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation, will launch on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year. Cursive writing continues to enjoy increased appreciation in the United States and around the world. Scientific studies reveal the benefits of writing by hand to positively impact motor skills, cognitive development and improved learning outcomes such as better recall and retention for young learners.
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Magnifi Group Inc. reported a record number of Spine Fellows and Young Surgeons from top spine centers and hospitals across the U.S. in attendance at the 8th Annual Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons' Course in San Francisco, Calif., on November 16-18, 2018.
The Walking Classroom Institute podcasts improve student learning, retention, and mood according to UNC-CH study
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The Walking Classroom Institute has released results of a research study conducted in spring 2018 by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and funded by the Oak Foundation, confirming that walking while listening to The Walking Classroom podcasts improves student learning as well as retention of information, student mood, and attitudes toward learning.