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2012-09-12 02:26:26

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lyrics2learn.com was created and tested in Colorado classrooms during the 2011/12 school year. The site offers teachers, parents and homeschoolers an engaging supplemental reading curriculum, complete with stories, lessons, animation, questions, tests, music, graphed results, test taking strategies and member lesson sharing for $5.00 to $10.00. Lyrics2learn.com was developed by teachers who wanted a way to motivate and engage young...

2012-08-17 23:01:33

With their speed reading platform currently dominating the self-improvement software market, 7 Speed Reading today announces why reading faster is vital to a more successful life. New York City, New York (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 While technology is paving the way to easier communication, its by-product is quickly sending the world into information overload. Today, the creators of 7 Speed Reading announce their intention to unravel the mystery and explain why reading faster is a vital twenty...

2012-07-23 23:01:04

Online Reading Program Recommends Seven Games for Building Reading Skills When School is Out Los Altos Hills, Calif. (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 Building reading skills through games can be an effective and engaging literacy tool. Not only are games fun, but they also provide a different way for children to process information and build creativity. With school out for the summer, various reading-focused games can be purchased, played online or created using common household items, said Deme...

2012-07-23 02:26:27

PHOENIX, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Reading Fox, a leading provider of reading strategies and solutions for children with dyslexia and other reading deficiencies, today announced that it has released the first book in its series of Interactive Reading Tutor materials. "Ghosthunters and the Incredibly Revolting Ghost" by Cornelia Funke is available for purchase from The Reading Fox website at http://www.fightdyslexia.com/ and offers children a new way to learn to read at their...

Language Translator Startup Duolingo Gets Funding From TV Star
2012-06-20 12:00:14

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com While he only plays a billionaire who made his fortune as a savvy tech visionary, actor Ashton Kutcher could be helping computer scientists Luis von Ahn and Severin Hacker actually become dotcom successes. Kutcher, who replaced actor Charlie Sheen in the hit CBS comedy “Two and a Half Men,” where he plays a successful software programmer who sold his company to Microsoft for a billion dollars, has made an independent investment in Duolingo, a...

2012-06-19 23:02:32

Independent game and educational software developer, Pyxwise Software today is pleased to announce that their entire series of Simplex Spelling apps have been featured on the App Store as New & Noteworthy. The Simplex Spelling series has been acclaimed by Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, and parents, including those that homeschool their children. Edmonton, AB Canada (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 Pyxwise Software's most recent app, “Simplex Spelling Phonics 2 Syllables - Spell to...

2012-06-04 06:25:04

NEW YORK, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BiblioNasium, Where Kids Flex their Reading Muscles, announced the launch of its pilot virtual reading village for young readers. BiblioNasium is a safe and secure social networking platform where children 6-12 years of age connect with peers, teachers and parents, the three communities that most influence their independent reading. "At BiblioNasium we believe all kids can fall in love with reading, and the right book and the right coaching can...

2012-05-31 23:01:57

Independent educational software developer, Pyxwise Software today is pleased to announce the launch of Simplex Spelling Phonics 2 Syllables, their newest educational app for iOS devices. By using a powerful combination of phonics lessons, spelling/word patterns, a unique “reverse phonics” approach and contextually relevant spelling rules, the Simplex Spelling series of apps have already helped thousands of children improve their literacy skills. Edmonton, AB Canada (PRWEB) May...

2012-05-30 06:22:47

NEW YORK, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BiblioNasium, Where Kids Flex their Reading Muscles, today announced the launch of its pilot virtual reading village for young readers. BiblioNasium is a safe and secure social networking platform where children 6-12 years of age connect with peers, teachers and parents, the three communities that most influence their independent reading. "At BiblioNasium we believe all kids can fall in love with reading, and the right book and the right...

2012-05-23 23:00:40

Boasting access to over 600 complete e-books for all reading levels, 7 Speed Reading today announces a collection to make any bookwork proud. New York City, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Boasting over six hundred e-books spanning a huge range of topics, 7 Speed Reading today announces what it believes could be the world´s largest collection of speed reading e-books. The books form part of the official 7 Speed Reading software package, a famous and world-renowned platform for drastically...