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2014-07-14 23:08:28

A popular kit for teaching reading to ESL and intervention students builds on success with new release. North Salt Lake, UT (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 On July 14, 2014, Reading Horizons is releasing its updated Reading Horizons Elevate™ Teacher’s Kit, enhancing what was already a popular literacy program for ESL and intervention students with a colorful format and new features designed to engage teachers and students alike. At the heart of the Reading Horizons Elevate™ Teacher’s Kit...

2014-07-01 23:11:07

Partnership extends research-based professional development for whole-school improvement focused on needs of ELL students, promising to close achievement gap and improve learning for all students under college and career readiness standards. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Learning Sciences International announces its new partnership with Dr. Margarita Calderón, an internationally respected authority on ELL education. Dr. Calderón, a Senior Research Scientist and...

2014-06-16 00:21:05

Dual-teaching model rarely employed, but can aid in gaining contextualization, learning terminology for those on cusp of college-level coursework DENVER, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CCA, a Colorado community college, has a diverse population on two Colorado campuses. It includes students from more than 60 countries speaking 71 different languages in its ESL program alone. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140612/117343) So, when an overwhelming majority of these...

2014-05-24 23:02:08

SMATOOS is proud to announce the launch of “Speak Real English,” the latest release in its BeNative line of English learning applications. Seoul, South Korea (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 After the successful releases of BeNative apps in Korean, Japanese, and Chinese, SMATOOS is expanding its service with Speak Real English, an “English to English” learning application that helps English language learners practice through video lessons. With this app, SMATOOS hopes to provide an...

2014-05-13 23:04:42

Zoni is a leading multi-site institution that offers English language courses and intensive English programs at several locations across the globe. Their Toronto center is the tenth addition to the series of centers across various parts of US, and the world. Toronto (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Zoni Language Centers is one of the leaders in the international language and college education field, offering several language courses. The institute now extends its services further by launching a new...

2014-05-08 08:32:05

Patent pending for new global test security measure for the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests PRINCETON, N.J., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ETS today announced that a major new security enhancement, designed to reinforce the position of the company's TOEFL(®) Program as one of the most secure English-language tests in the world, has been rolled out worldwide. Biometric voice identification, one of the most significant advances in security in the testing sector in many years, was...

2014-05-01 23:08:07

IELTS Sponsors International Students Day at http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com on May 7th Bostons, MA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 CollegeWeekLive, the leading website where students and colleges meet live online, today announced a special event designed expressly for students from around the world who are interested in attending college abroad, particularly in North America. On Wednesday May 7th between 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Eastern, students will be able to chat live online with admissions...

2014-04-09 08:33:53

Web-based documentary series spotlights the importance of English communication in international business PRINCETON, N.J., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The TOEIC Program recently launched Why English Matters, a new content-based website that seeks to build awareness and share information about the important role that English-language proficiency plays in the global economy. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit:...

2014-04-07 15:58:22

Boston College researchers find barriers to use of science teaching method A survey of science teachers finds they support a new approach to science education, but they struggle to believe that all students are capable of exploring science using a method called argumentation, according to researchers from the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. Furthermore, teachers in low-income schools said the pressure to meet testing requirements curbs the use of argumentation in their...

2014-03-18 23:30:20

Ballard & Tighe, Publishers releases Word Raider: Quest - a learning game that teaches academic language and vocabulary using animation and picture-based problems to support its listening, speaking, reading, and writing exercises. The combination of linguistic and non-linguistic activities, game-based learning, and live-graded assignments work to engage students while enabling deeper understanding and retention. Brea, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Ballard & Tighe, Publishers announced...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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