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2013-07-12 23:24:17

The widening achievement gap between students from various income levels can be narrowed with the help of vocabulary software. One of the best vocabulary software for this purpose is Power Vocabulary Builder, revealed the Boffin team in their latest reviews. New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Learning vocabulary is critical for individuals of all ages, stated the Software Review Boffin team. The team elaborated that enhancing vocabulary can result in several benefits particularly for...

2013-07-02 11:22:06

Children from low-income families tend to do worse at school than their better-off peers. Now a new study of a large ethnically and socioeconomically diverse group of children from across the United States has identified poor planning skills as one reason for the income-achievement gap, which can emerge as early as kindergarten and continue through high school. The study, by researchers at Cornell University, appears in the journal Child Development. "Low-income children appear to have...

Spatial Reasoning Linked With Math Skills
2013-06-25 15:36:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With educators constantly on the lookout for new ways to inspire and educate children, any technique or tool that helps students to learn can be invaluable. According to a new report from a pair of Michigan State University researchers, simple spatial reasoning exercises could help young children with their math skills. The MSU researchers held training sessions with 6 to 8 year olds on mentally rotating objects, a spatial ability, and...

2013-06-24 23:16:35

Newest Addition to EPS Literacy and Intervention's Wordly Wise Family of Products Teaches Content-Area Vocabulary San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Today at ISTE 2013, EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, announced the launch of Wordly Wise Science & Social Studies™, an online content-area vocabulary development curriculum for grades 4 through 8. Developed to help students understand what they read in the content areas, the program is equally...

2013-06-11 23:18:43

S.P.I.R.E. Teacher of the Year Award recognizes dedicated elementary educator. Greenville, WI (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, today announced the winners of its 2013 S.P.I.R.E.® (Specialized Program Individualizing Reading Excellence) Awards, which honor students who have overcome significant challenges to improve their reading proficiency as well as the teachers who go above and beyond every day to ensure that all their students have...

2013-06-04 23:17:31

Awards recognize students for learning gains in reading and math, teachers for going above and beyond Greenville, WI (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, today announced the winners of its 2013 Academy Star Awards. These annual awards honor students who have overcome significant challenges to build proficiency in reading and math, as well as teachers who go above and beyond on a daily basis to provide their students with every opportunity to...

2013-05-31 23:20:48

Catapult Learning launches the Common Core-aligned Literacy First, a framework designed to strengthen instruction in the content areas, preparing Tier II and III students for college and the workplace. Research-based and nationally proven, Literacy First builds capacity and creates a lasting culture of literacy. Camden, NJ (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Catapult Learning, LLC announced today the national launch of the Common Core-aligned Literacy First, a framework designed to strengthen instruction...


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