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2013-11-17 23:01:12

Abby Marks Beale of RevitItUpReading.com recently shared the techniques she has used to help people with reading faster for the past 25 years during an interview with the 7 Speed Reading editor. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 7 Speed Reading recently interviewed Abby Marks Beale of RevItUpReading.com about the resources available on her website. In a September 19th blog post on eReflect's 7 Speed Reading website, Beale explained that she used to hate reading and went...

2013-11-13 23:03:48

DIBELS, the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills standards, will improve how literacy is measured and assessed, eReflect stated today. The result will be career-ready individuals, confident of their language skills and capacities. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 After analyzing and assessing the potential of DIBELS, eReflect announced today that these standards are capable of overhauling how literacy is taught and measured, paving the way for improving current...

2013-11-07 23:21:17

eReflect, developer of Ultimate Spelling™ software, revealed today that the games featured in the software not only improve spelling performance but also enrich the user’s vocabulary. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 The Ultimate Spelling™ software program is designed to help people improve their spelling through a wide variety of exercises and games. What most people are not aware of is that the software is primarily designed to improve spelling accuracy, it also helps...

2013-10-26 23:00:09

Children Learning Reading created by Jim and Elena is a new course that helps people learn how to teach kids to read and develop superb literacy skills. A detailed overview about the “Children Learning Reading” course on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this course is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 Children Learning Reading created by Jim and Elena is a new course that reveals to people step-by-step techniques on how to teach kids to read and write easily and...

2013-10-21 23:02:16

Ultimate Vocabulary™ recently discussed how intertwined literacy and language are with Amanda Davis of Words First, and how this interconnection might be the ideal teaching approach for students with special educational needs. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 The Ultimate Vocabulary™ editor shared an insightful interview with Amanda Davis, speech therapist and director of Words First. In her interview, Ms. Davis makes clear that language and literature shouldn’t be taught...

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...

2013-09-29 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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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