Pierian Spring


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Pierian Spring

In Greek mythology, a fountain prized by the Muses that was believed to convey inspiration to those who drank from it. Ugh, this poem I'm writing is just terrible—I need a drink from the Pierian Spring.
See also: spring
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Pierian Spring (named for the mythological Greek spring of inspiration) is one of a handful of adult education programs offered in Sarasota.
Creativity and a sky-is-the-limit mentality have been hallmarks of the Pierian Spring Academy since Joel Larus, a New York University professor emeritus, created it.
An Odyssey of Discovery: Skill for Writers, from Pierian Spring, is a Macintosh-based program that is also suited to grades 4-12.
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Recently elected vice president of the Florida West Coast Symphony board, Pollock this winter taught a course on constitutional law at Sarasota's Pierian Spring Academy.
Pierian Spring Software has licensed HotJava from Sun Microsystems and plans to utilize the technology in platform-independent titles for teachers, students and parents.
Training on use of Digital Chisel authoring software and the firm's other line of products is being offered by Pierian Spring.
Pierian Springs Software is perhaps best known for their multimedia creation program Digital Chisel.
Older students also enroll in classes at the Pierian Springs Academy, the Education Center on Longboat Key and many other venues.