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2014-08-28 23:14:09

EDUonGo to recreate site with new and improved features Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 MyVocubulary.com, a free online vocabulary site that provides vocabulary puzzles to K-12 schools, has partnered with EDUonGo Inc, a cloud-based platform that hosts online academies. MyVocabulary.com delivers vocabulary puzzles to over 25,000 schools looking to strengthen students’ reading comprehension and verbal skills with the use of Latin and Greek root-word study; all puzzle activities are...

2014-08-28 23:03:26

Blog writing relies on more than quality content, it also needs to be flawless in terms of grammar and word choice, eReflect asserts. The Ultimate Vocabulary™ blog team offers writing tips to established and aspiring bloggers. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 eReflect reveals why writing skills need to be above par in a new blog post on the Ultimate Vocabulary™ blog. As eReflect explains, there’s more to writing than putting one word after another; writing requires a...

2014-08-26 08:36:03

Multilingual Dictionary Software Boosts Translation Latency MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABBYY® USA, a leading global provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic technologies and professional services, today announced Lingvo x6, the newest version of the company's premium multilingual dictionary software. With this update, Lingvo now includes a new, intuitive user interface for power users, provides users with faster response during start-up and search,...

2014-08-20 23:01:59

Ultimate Vocabulary™ has been reviewed by several review sites and eReflect has accumulated their evaluations and verdicts in a new Ultimate Vocabulary™ blog post so readers can easily get an idea of the program’s strengths. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 eReflect has just published a comprehensive overview of several Ultimate Vocabulary™ reviews given by Top Ten Reviews, Word-Buff, and eReflect’s own director, Marc Slater. This compilation is designed to offer...

2014-08-16 23:00:35

eReflect has collected a set of inspirational messages from influential individuals and published them on the Ultimate Vocabulary™ blog to inspire and motivate people to take a positive, creative outlook on life. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 One of the benefits of a broad English vocabulary is the ability to read the works of great minds like Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain, and Winston Churchill. eReflect and Ultimate Vocabulary™ present some of the best quotes from these and...

2014-08-04 23:01:22

Logophiles will enjoy eReflect’s latest blog post that discusses bizarrely created social media jargon. eReflect makes a point that contrary to popular belief, learning new words can lead to lots of fun. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 A new blog post on social media jargon has just been published by eReflect on the Ultimate Vocabulary blog. The blog post titled "10 All-Time Classic Social Media Jargon Words That Were Bizarrely Created" covers words that everyone...

2014-07-23 23:19:20

WordWriter, BoomWriter's new technology-based vocabulary tool, lets students apply, share, and assess their knowledge of vocabulary. Milton, Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Award-winning educational technology website BoomWriter Media announced today the launch of its newest feature to its collaborative writing interface: an interactive vocabulary resource aptly named WordWriter. WordWriter delivers a technology-based vocabulary learning experience that is certain to develop...

2014-06-18 23:09:44

Membean, Inc., a provider of “durable learning” educational products, invites all AP English teachers, coordinators, counselors and administrators to booth #325 at the AP Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA to learn about how Membean is reinventing the teaching of English vocabulary. Beaverton, OR (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Membean, Inc. (http://membean.com) will be exhibiting in booth #325 at the AP Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA July 9 - 12, 2014. All AP English teachers,...

Moms Using Picture Books To Expose Toddlers To Rich Information About Animals
2014-04-23 11:53:19

University of Waterloo Children hear as much sophisticated information about animals when parents read picture book stories about animals as when they read flashcard-type animal vocabulary books, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. “Marketers tell parents and educators that vocabulary books are more educational, so picture books are often dismissed as being just for fun,” said the study’s author, Professor Daniela O’Neill. “But our findings show that...

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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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