February 2013 Blog Posts (4)

Kickboard Raises $2 Million in Series A Funding Led By New Markets Venture Partners and Two Sigma Ventures

Kickboard, a web-based school analytics platform that allows educators and school leaders to capture, analyze and securely share critical student performance data, announced today that it has received $2 million in Series A funding led by New Markets Venture Partners and Two Sigma Ventures, with participation from several angel investors. The new round adds to $800,000 from previous seed and angel rounds, bringing the total amount…

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Added by Rebecca H on February 27, 2013 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Movement, Mental Imagery and Performance

 test-dry-run-29014081 Human beings, like all species, are very physically oriented. Up to 70% of the brain is devoted to movement and operating in a complex environment. So it comes as no surprise that research in the latest Behaviour and Brain Functions journal that adding movement to rehearsal can improve…

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Added by Adrian Bertolini on February 20, 2013 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Veritas Prep Announces a More Effective Way for Students to Master SAT Vocabulary with iPhone App

High school students have a new choice when it comes to mastering SAT vocabulary. Veritas Prep today announced the availability of a new free app, called SAT Vocabulary by Veritas Prep to make learning common SAT level words easier. The app allows students to play games, take quizzes and master important vocabulary words through memory retrieval instead of memorization, all…

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Added by Rebecca H on February 19, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Conference on Social Media applied in higher education

Dear colleagues, this post is about SMART 2013 international conference (Social Media in Academia: Research and Teaching), to be held in Bacau (Romania), between 7 and 9 of June, 2013.

The aim of this conference is to create links between researchers from apparently different scientific fields, such as Computer Science, Educational Sciences and Sociology. In fact, there are a…

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Added by Bogdan Patrut on February 18, 2013 at 9:58am — No Comments

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