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2014-01-15 23:25:29

The new “Tips On How To Increase Reading Comprehension” article on the website Vkool.com delivers to people techniques to enhance their reading skills effectively. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The new “Tips On How To Increase Reading Comprehension” article on the website Vkool.com covers helpful strategies to promote reading skills quickly. At the beginning of the article, people will learn main types of reading techniques, such as skimming, scanning, intensive reading,...

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...

2013-05-16 23:26:44

Program delivers adaptive learning format and data-driven instruction to drive student gains higher. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 A growing number of Minnesota public charter schools are using technology-based reading skills program Lexia Reading® as an essential part of their reading curriculum. Lexia today announced that Beacon Academy in Maple Grove and Yinghua Academy in Minneapolis are the latest charters schools to select the program, which is scientifically proven to advance...

2013-04-24 23:01:47

Many Colorado Districts Already Using Lexia as an Essential Component of Reading Instruction DENVER, CO (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Lexia Learning®, one of the nation´s most highly regarded providers of reading instructional technology, today announced that the Colorado Department of Education has named Lexia Reading Core5 as an approved instructional program, eligible for inclusion in grant applications under the Colorado READ Act. As the first technology-based reading program...

2013-04-15 23:00:20

It has been said that there is a vast difference in the experience of reading online texts compared to reading printed books. eReflect shows a study which confirms this difference, and that comprehension of text improves overall when the learner uses printed books, rather than just relying on online materials. New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 With technology reshaping how people are learning, it has become important to determine if there also needs to be a shift in the fundamental...

2012-06-26 23:03:31

New Product Innovations Simplify Differentiated Instruction, Improve Teachers' Ability to Identify Struggling Students, and Enhance Accountability Measures Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 One of the greatest challenges facing teachers today is the task of individualizing and differentiating instruction, and then intervening when students begin to struggle. At the same time, administrators at the building and district level are seeking ways to monitor their students´ progress towards...

2012-02-23 21:50:00

In an educational environment in which resources are scarce and every minute of instructional time counts, our nation´s over-dependence on traditional assessment is considered by many to be one of the greatest barriers to success. A national survey by Lexia Learning® shows that educators spend, on average, nearly an entire instructional month (20 days) or 157 hours focused on assessment of reading skills. In contrast, an “embedded assessment” approach can help schools...

2010-05-27 12:11:00

LONGMONT, Colo., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Sopris, a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD), announced today that DIBELS® Next, the new version of DIBELS® (Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy), the most widely used K-6 screening and progress monitoring system in the United States, is now available for purchase. Originally developed by Dr. Roland H. Good and Dr. Ruth A. Kaminski, DIBELS Next provides specific data that pinpoint...

2008-10-09 03:00:31

By Fien, Hank Baker, Scott K; Smolkowski, Keith; Smith, Jean L Mercier; Kame'enui, Edward J; Beck, Carrie Thomas Abstract. This study examined the validity of Nonsense Word Fluency as an index of beginning reading proficiency for students in kindergarten through second grade. Validity evidence for Nonsense Word Fluency is addressed in the context of research-based instructional practices implemented on a large scale. Technical adequacy data are presented for all students in participating...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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