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How Parents Give Their Kids Math Anxiety

first_img More of our Members in the Media > New York Magazine:If figuring out how to split the bill fairly at a restaurant is enough to leave you feeling sweaty and nervous, maybe you are not the most qualified person to help a young kid with his or her math homework. A new study, published online this week in the journal Psychological Science, confirms this, suggesting that kids internalize their parents’ math anxiety — and that when math-anxious parents try to help their kids with their math homework, it often ends up backfiring.Read the whole story: New York Magazinelast_img read more

Dementia Friends Dominica Programme Launch

first_img Share Share Share Tweet Sharing is caring!center_img LocalNews Dementia Friends Dominica Programme Launch by: – September 26, 2018 59 Views   no discussions Press ReleaseThe Dominica Dementia Foundation launched the Dementia Friends Programme in Dominica on the 22nd of September, 2018. This programme has been adapted from the Alzheimers Society UK, to challenge others to take action for Dementia. Since the arrival of this programme Dominica has made 27 Dementia Friend Champions, some of which are the members of the Dementia Foundation, President of NYCD Mr.Paul Baron and caregivers from the Infirmary.Two session have been carried out on island thus far. A Dementia Friends session was conducted on the 24th of September at the Infirmary, inducting 21 individuals and a second session with the President of the National Youth Council of Dominica, Mr. Paul Baron.For more information on how to get involved and become a Dementia Friend/Champion contact the foundation on [email protected]last_img read more

MTI Wireless Edge to Exhibit at DSEI 2017

first_imgLeading military antenna developer and manufacturer military MTI has been working with large system manufacturers and system integrators to develop specialized antennas for Submarine, Marine and Airborne applications as well as to provide off the shelf antenna solutions to these customers who can integrate them in their products.Some of the recent projects include supplying DF antenna arrays from 0.5 to 40 GHz for marine applications in Asia, Submarine DF system in Europe, South America and the Far East and multiple Airborne DF antennas in Europe and the Far East.This year, MTI opened a new company in India called Ginat Wave. It is an Indian company jointly owned by MTI Wireless Edge and local partners in the field of military activity in India. Ginat Wave is fully authorized to participate in military and commercial offset tenders and projects. The company manufacturers antennas, does RF system assembly including BTP, RF cable and harness assembly and production, antenna and RF system maintenance and installation.last_img read more

Lightning greens strike fear into players’ hearts

first_imgTravellers Rest Golf GroupChristmas week in Pattaya was all about people having a good time and enjoying themselves, the sun shone and a cooling breeze kept temperatures at a comfortable level.  Peace and goodwill to all men, women and children was exuding everywhere. Everywhere that is except on the local golf courses where the drying weather turned the greens into skating rinks.  They were so fast it was unbelievable and some of the language going around was turning the air as blue as the sky.Fergus Brennan – winner at Treasure Hill. Never have I seen so many grown men almost being reduced to tears as their balls sailed merrily from one side of the green to the other and back again.  Good scores were at a premium and even very moderate scores were amongst the prizes.Monday, Dec. 23, Treasure Hill – StablefordOn Monday it was off to Treasure Hill and Fergus Brennan showed that his shanking nightmare was a thing of the past as he ended the year in style by shooting an impressive 38 points, which was good enough to take first place.  Not bad for a guy with bad eyes!  Jay Sher and Peer Brun followed Fergus home.1st Fergus Brennan (11) 38pts2nd Jay Sher (18) 36pts3rd Peer Brun (13) 33ptsTuesday, Dec. 24, Green Valley – StablefordOn Christmas Eve a large contingent headed off to do battle at Green Valley, and so large were the numbers that had to be split into two divisions.It has to be said that the winner was Green Valley itself with the field littered with broken men cursing their luck and tossing their putters into the nearest lake.  Boy, were the greens slippery!  Four and five-putts were being reported everywhere and scorecards were resembling cricket scores.  Congratulations go to Guy Fraser who was the only player to get near to playing to his handicap.Div.1 (0-13)1st Guy Fraser (11) 35pts2nd John Nicholas (8) 32pts3rd Joe Stranks (11) 29ptsDiv.2 (14+)1st Tony Pieroni (14) 33pts2nd Norman Cheetham (16) 32pts3rd Ken Brehm (19) 31ptsThursday, Dec. 26, The Emerald – StablefordBoxing Day and the debacle continued at Emerald and again there were two divisions.Tony Pieroni – Div.2 winner at Green ValleyIt took a big man to get the better of the greens here and who better than that bigger than most men, Irishman Seamus Farrell.  He romped away with the best score of the day by a country mile.Div.1 (0-13)1st Tony Pike (8) 34pts2nd John Nicholas (8) 34pts3rd Joe Stranks (11) 32ptsDiv.2 (14+)1st Seamus Farrell (29) 38pts2nd Ken Brehm (19) 32pts3rd Alun Webber (19) 32ptsGood luck to all you golfers for the coming week and if you would like to play a round of golf with the TRGG, please phone Fergus Brennan on 086 056 7019 or pop into the Ned Kelly Bar in Soi Lengkee and add your name to the weekly lists which are posted on the notice board.last_img read more

Diego Simeone uses soldiers metaphor to describe Atletico vs Bayern

first_img 26/04/2016 “We are thinking about what we’re playing in, the big opportunity we have. We have to think about one thing – winning. With a lot of hard work, illusion and people working towards the same goal. Upd. at 21:41 Sport EN Simeone highlighted the attributes of his side and the factors they try to take with them at all times. Diego Simeone is not afraid of Bayern Munich’s deep squad and attacking options. The Atletico Madrid manager came up with an interesting metaphor for the gaame.center_img “I’m expecting a hard game with an opponent with a lot of attacking potential, with a coach who changes from game to game. “Obviously we have a coach and players who have different characteristics,” he said. “Bayern have many players, but in wars the side with the most soldiers don’t win, rather those who use their soldiers better.” CEST “We will try to take the game in our hands where we can. In this sense it will be an important game regarding the tie as a whole.”last_img read more

Monash potholes persist

first_imgBy Mitchell Clarke Two potholes situated in the outbound right lane of the Monash Freeway before Cardinia Road are expected to be completely…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

UPDATED: Leafs grant request, trade Nolan Percival to Beaver Valley

first_imgIt’s not like the Nelson Leafs were looking to move local minor hockey product Nolan Percival out of town.On the contrary.The Nelson native had approached Leaf management about a month ago, asking for a trade to jumpstart his junior hockey career.However, during the weekend Leaf coach and general manager Dave McLellan granted the 18-year-old forward his wishes, moving Percival to Murdoch Division rival Beaver Valley Nitehawks in a Kootenay International Junior Hockey League deal that saw the Green and White receive future considerations.”Nolan had played his whole hockey career in Nelson and he felt like he was not having a great year so he approached us asking for a trade,” McLellan told The Nelson Daily Monday.”Nolan felt getting away from his his home town and getting a fresh start would help him.”Percival joins the likes of other former Nelson Minor Hockey grads who have flourished with the Nitehawks.Some of those players include Alex MacLeod, Ryan Sookro and Justin Niminiken.Moving Percival to Beaver Valley is not the only move McLellan has made as the second-year skipper looks to ignite a Leaf team that has struggled to stay with the Murdoch elite teams three months into the KIJHL season.The Leafs acquired 5’11”, 170-pound forward Colton Nelson from the Columbia Valley Rockies for future considerations.”Colton is a skilled forward we’re hoping can compete for a top six position for us,” McLellan explained. McLellan said he is actively looking to improve the Leafs before the first major roster deadline of the Junior Hockey League season when all Junior teams must cut down their rosters to 25 cards on December 1st.Leafs host the Castlegar Rebels Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the NDCC Arena.Leafs deal Nelson native Nolan Percival to rival Beaver ValleyIn a surprise deal between two Murdoch Division rivals, The Nelson Daily has learned the Nelson Leafs have traded Heritage City native Nolan Percival to the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League deal was made after the Leafs 3-2 overtime loss to the Hawks Friday at the NDCC Arena.The 5’8”, 170-pound forward had played his entire KIJHL career in Nelson, scoring 14 goals while adding 26 assists in 125 games.Percival, 18, played Minor Hockey in Nelson before joining the Leafs as a 16-year-old rookie in 2013.In 13 playoff games, Percival registered one assist.It is believed Percival was dealt to the Hawks in exchange for future considerations.Percival, a shifty forward with deceptive speed, will help a Beaver Valley team riddled with injuries.The Hawks currently have a handful of players on the injury list, including captain and inspirational leader, Lyle Frank.Percival is expected to see action when the Hawks Friday when Beaver Valley travels to Creston of face the Thunder Cats.Beaver Valley dropped a 3-2 overtime decision to Grand Forks Saturday in the Boundary City — the third straight loss at the hands of the Border Bruins.Meanwhile the Leafs host the Castlegar Rebels Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the NDCC Arena.last_img read more

Ladies All-Ireland Senior Football Semi-Finals Fixed For August 25th

first_imgTyrone will play Sligo in the first of the 2018 TG4 All-Ireland intermediate semi-finals on Saturday, August 18. A week later, Saturday August 25 at 1pm, the second intermediate semi-final will be played, featuring the winners of the Clare v Meath and Roscommon v Laois quarter-final fixtures, which are down for decision tomorrow (August 11).The LGFA is also in a position to confirm that both senior championship semi-finals will now be played on Saturday, August 25 at 2.45pm and 4.30pm.Cork will play Donegal at 2.45pm and the winners of the remaining quarter-final fixtures – Dublin v Kerry and Galway v Mayo – will feature in the other semi-final at 4.30pm.The LGFA flagged the potential of a dual clash involving Cork a number of weeks ago, and that came to pass when the county’s footballers qualified for the All-Ireland semi-final, which was scheduled for August 18.In light of this, the LGFA carefully reviewed arrangements and worked extremely hard behind the scenes in recent days to find a compromise.LGFA CEO Helen O’Rourke commented: “We announced the times and dates of our summer fixtures schedule last March, when it was clearly stated that our All-Ireland senior semi-finals would be played on August 18 and August 25.“We stated at the time that finding suitable times for our televised fixtures proved extremely challenging, and that we felt restricted to a large degree, due to the GAA’s new, condensed fixtures schedule.“When Cork qualified for the TG4 All-Ireland senior semi-final last weekend, a dual fixtures clash arose but, as an Association, we took it upon ourselves to find a solution suitable to all parties.“It should be noted at this point that altering a fixtures schedule so late in the season has a significant knock-on effect and impact on club and county players in other counties, and that we had to negotiate a number of logistical and contractual issues on this occasion before arriving at this solution.“It should also be pointed out that personal plans relating to some individuals, around previously confirmed holiday arrangements and family occasions, were also considered and factored into exhaustive discussions with various stakeholders.“We would like to thank Donegal for agreeing to play their semi-final a week later, on August 25, and to our championship sponsors and broadcast partners TG4, who have had to revise a number of plans to accommodate this change.“We would like to wish all of our counties competing in the senior, intermediate and junior championships the very best of luck for the remainder of their respective campaigns, and we look forward to seeing big crowds present for the games between now and finals day on September 16 at Croke Park.”print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email THE Ladies Gaelic Football Association can confirm the following arrangements for the forthcoming TG4 All-Ireland intermediate and senior semi-finals.last_img read more

2 Galwegians make history by swimming the English Channel

first_imgFergal started just before midnight on Friday night from just outside Dover in the UK and touched land on French soil in Normandy 16 hours and 46 minutes later on Saturday afternoon. Fergal’s dad Tommy was a renowned athlete and member of the famed Derrydonnell Athletics Club.Dee, who is a member of the Irish Defence Forces, started out late on Saturday night and completed her Channel crossing in 14 hours and 54 minutes when she landed in Wissant, France. So far this year, just four Irish people have swum the English Channel solo, and two of them are from Galway! Picture: Fergal Madden, Alice Flood and Dee Newell, the 3 Galwegians to have swum the English Channel. History was made at the weekend when Fergal Madden from Derrydonnell and Dee Newell from Corrandulla became just the second and third Galwegians to ever swim the English Channel solo. Both are members of the Atlantic Masters Swimming Club and they join an elite group that also includes Alice Flood, to have swum the channel. print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more

Indiana ~ Multiple Taxes: Certain Remote Merchants Required to Collect Sales Tax, Use of Local Income Tax Expanded

first_imgCCH Tax Day ReportIndiana has enacted legislation requiring retail merchants without a physical presence to collect sales tax on retail transactions made in Indiana and making changes to the local income tax. Specifically, a retail merchant that does not have a physical presence in Indiana shall, as an agent for the state, collect sales tax on retail transactions made in Indiana. The merchant must remit the sales tax, and comply with all applicable procedures and requirements of the sales tax laws as if the retail merchant has a physical presence in Indiana, if: (1) the retail merchant’s gross revenue from sales into Indiana in a calendar year exceeds $100,000; or (2) the retail merchant makes sales into Indiana in more than 200 separate transactions. The Department of Revenue is authorized to bring a declaratory judgment action against a remote seller to establish that the remote seller has an obligation to collect sales tax and that the remote seller’s obligation to collect sales tax is valid under state and federal law. However, the department and other state agencies and entities may not, during the pendency of the declaratory judgment action (including any appeals from a judgment in the declaratory judgment action), enforce the obligation to collect sales tax against any person that does not affirmatively consent or otherwise remit the sales tax on a voluntary basis.Local Income TaxesEffective, retroactive to January 1, 2017, for local income tax purposes, law enforcement training is added to the permitted uses of the tax. Further, the bill specifies that, for a county that adopted a levy freeze under the former county adjusted gross income tax (CAGIT) or county option income tax (COIT), the levy freeze must be funded using a minimum levy freeze rate that may not be decreased or rescinded unless the levy freeze dollar amount can be funded by a lower levy freeze rate for a year. The bill specifies that the maximum levy freeze tax rate is one percent (1%).H.B. 1129, Laws 2017, effective July 1, 2017 and as notedlast_img read more