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2014-09-05 23:08:17

Ms. McClintock Miller to lead Library and Educational Services for the Popular Children’s Social Reading Network New York, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 BiblioNasium, the largest COPPA certified digital social network, dedicated to supporting the independent reading activities of young readers, today announces the addition of Ms. Shannon McClintock Miller as its Executive Director of Education and Library Services. Ms. McClintock Miller is an award winning Educator and Technology...

2014-09-04 23:12:59

Texas students show greater gains after spending more time with Istation curriculum. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Students in grades 1 through 8 demonstrate greater gains in overall reading ability with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a statewide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. The study collected data from more than 350,000 Texas students in grades 1 through 8 to determine...

2014-08-21 12:26:22

Texas students show greater gains after spending more time with Istation curriculum DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students in grades 1 through 8 demonstrate greater gains in overall reading ability with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a statewide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120709/DA36825LOGO The study collected data from more...

2014-08-19 23:12:58

Students show greater gains after spending more time with Istation curriculum. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Prekindergarten and kindergarten students demonstrate greater gains in early literacy development learning with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a nationwide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. The study collected data from more than 81,000 prekindergarten and kindergarten...

2014-08-18 16:30:24

Students show greater gains after spending more time with Istation curriculum DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prekindergarten and kindergarten students demonstrate greater gains in early literacy development learning with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a nationwide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. The study collected data from more than 81,000 prekindergarten and...

2014-04-30 08:42:45

Storia® School Edition Offers 2,000 Fiction, Nonfiction and Classic Children's eBooks for Pre-K to Grade 6 for Group and Independent Classroom Reading NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic today announced the launch of Storia® School Edition, a subscription-based ebook solution for Pre-K through Grade 6, for group and individual classroom reading, and Core Clicks(TM), a web-based instructional program for Kindergarten through Grade 5 that supports content area reading in...

2014-04-28 08:39:37

Istation's Early and Advanced Reading Named Best Lower and Upper Elementary Reading Programs DALLAS, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Istation is the winner of two 2014 Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIE) for both the Lower and Upper Elementary Reading categories, given by The ComputED Gazette. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120709/DA36825LOGO This is the second year in a row Istation's Advanced Reading has been named the best Upper Elementary Reading program among...

2014-04-14 12:29:08

Scholastic Literacy Pro(TM) and Scholastic PR1ME(TM) Mathematics to Be Released in Multiple Markets NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced the launch of two new education programs, Scholastic Literacy Pro(TM) and Scholastic PR1ME(TM) Mathematics, available for global markets. They join a rapidly growing portfolio of Scholastic educational technology and blended learning programs based...

2014-04-09 23:21:59

Predictability Study Provides ISIP Cut Scores that Reflect Strong Probability of Passing Texas Reading Assessment Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Student results on Istation’s Indicators of Progress (ISIP) assessments can determine a high probability of passing the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Reading tests, according to a predictability study released in March 2014. The study identified the cut score of the ISIP Overall Reading Ability Score that can be...

2014-03-26 23:25:38

Award-winning site continues to provide a safe virtual reading community where kids discover, track, review and recommend books. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 BiblioNasium, the fastest growing digital social network that supports and promotes the independent reading activities of young readers, today announces the launch of advanced book review features. Children using the platform to catalog, track and record their reading can now also add their own voice in writing independent...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'