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2013-10-09 23:29:20

Reach Out and Read of Greater New York and United Way of New York City host a Half-Day Literacy Conference featuring experts from the fields of child development and education. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Amid concern about New York students meeting Common Core standards, Reach Out and Read of Greater New York and United Way of New York City are partnering to find ways for low-income families to prepare their children for school. On Oct. 15, the two organizations will host...

2013-10-08 23:26:35

"30-minute SPEDcasts" series kicks off on Wednesday, October 16th with webcast covering online speech-language assessments. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students, is launching a new webcast series, "30-minute SPEDcasts," to provide administrators, teachers and specialists with timely information and practical advice on a variety of special education...

2013-10-05 23:02:35

NetXNews reviews Hooked On Phonics and evaluates the research behind the claims that phonics games can increase children’s reading skills. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 According to the Children’s Reading Foundation (1), one in four children entering fourth grade is reading at kindergarten, first, or second grade levels. This means that the child can miss approximately half of the fourth grade material, and trail behind with decreasing levels of self-esteem and lack of...

2013-10-03 12:29:14

GALA Endorses Translator Education, Technology Innovation WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's leading language industry trade association is working with the European Union (EU) to promote three major linguistic initiatives focused on translation technology innovation, automated translation, and advanced translator education. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130731/DA56327LOGO) As part of the EU's current efforts and a future initiative dubbed Horizon...

2013-09-29 23:01:12

eReflect encourages its users to look for a variety of speed reading techniques put forward by experts. The team published a recent interview conducted with Eddie van Aken on the 7 Speed Reading website that detailed the importance of speed reading and the some of the required factors that can contribute towards helping people achieve above-average reading speeds. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 eReflect, the company behind 7 Speed Reading software, believes in continuous...

2013-09-27 23:27:12

Too many children have vision problems, as many as thirty percent in the primary grades, which will interfere with their success in reading, and we can fix this problem! Teachers, computer scientists, and optometrists are developing a vision screening tool for all primary children in Washington State. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 School is starting up again, and Primary age children are coming to school excited about learning to read. Most of the six-year-olds and...

2013-09-24 23:19:03

Recent changes within the world of digital media means a possible declining popularity of print media, according to the eReflect team. The team conducted an interview with Dan Eldridge in order to highlight these changes in the world of publication, and discover what's new in the field of publishing. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The 21st century has created many changes in technology, and one change has led to digital media replacing printed materials in many cases,...

2013-09-23 12:23:07

Donation Augments $150,000 David M. Rubenstein Prize Presented to Reach Out and Read by the Library of Congress NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study found that having books in the home and parents as reading role-models have a positive impact on children's reading frequency.* To encourage all families to read to and with their children and to help more low-income families build home libraries, Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and...

2013-09-23 08:34:09

MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ABBYY Language Services, a hi-tech provider of localization services and translation technologies, announces the release of the beta version of Lingvo.Pro, a new online solution for terminology management to improve translation processes at international companies. ABBYY Lingvo.Pro expands the language technologies market with a new cloud-based terminology management solution for all types of translation resources: corporate glossaries,...

2013-09-19 23:03:56

Students can now complete their degree in better-than-average time, the eReflect team announced in a statement today. In a recent interview with Marc Dussault, the team highlighted the importance of speed reading in accelerating the learning process. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Speed reading is the key to accelerating the learning process, according to the eReflect team. In a recent interview conducted by eReflect, the company was able to highlight one secret of success....