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Study First To Use Brain Scans To Forecast Early Reading

Study First To Use Brain Scans To Forecast Early Reading Difficulties

Juliana Bunim, University of California - San Francisco UC San Francisco researchers have used brain scans to predict how young children learn to read, giving clinicians a possible tool to spot children with dyslexia and other reading...

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2014-09-22 23:02:18

Ultimate Vocabulary™ seeks to help TBI survivors and their families by raising awareness of the importance of speech and language therapy for TBI survivors. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) affects thousands of people and their families each year. Ultimate Vocabulary™ hopes to offer useful insights on how speech and language therapy can help TBI survivors improve their quality of life and make the most out of their new reality. TBI survivors...

2014-09-22 12:35:43

SYDNEY, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChineseTime, a one-stop platform that draws on learner's interests to create a fun and personalized Chinese language learning experience, announced today the launch of its new Hanyu 360-degrees learning system. 'Chinese learning is easier than you think,' says Min Cao, the CTO of ChineseTime and a language education enthusiast who has run the website since 2006 in Shanghai, 'if you follow the four essential steps of our Hanyu 360-degrees...

2014-09-20 23:00:28

Libraries are no longer outdated collections of dusty printed books. The Nashville Public Library and many other libraries nationwide prove that libraries can be reinvented in resourceful ways that promote learning for 21st-century readers. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 7 Speed Reading™ salutes the efforts of the Nashville Public Library and 23 other libraries for modernizing and strengthening a library’s purpose for learning with the creation of learning labs that...

2014-09-18 23:01:33

The Ultimate Vocabulary™ developer uses its latest blog post to introduce the concept of "brand tweets" to readers. This tactic will help businesses reach out to their online communities in ways that increase engagement. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 eReflect, developer of Ultimate Vocabulary™, devotes the new blog post on the Ultimate Vocabulary™ website to a concept that brands and companies can use to improve their visibility and appeal on social media,...

2014-09-18 08:21:08

LONDON, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After 6 months of careful research with the logistics and supply chain community, we're finally here - the new programme for the next Cool Chain & Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe in January 2015, part of our global Cool Chain series, has just been released! You can download the agenda here...

2014-09-16 23:02:45

7 Speed Reading™ producer eReflect helps readers understand the main differences between the advantages of both paper-based and digital reading in a new blog post. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Both soft- and hard-copy books have their fair share of ardent proponents. While the discussion continues about whether one medium is better than the other, there are some undeniable differentiating factors that can help people decide which reading process is most suited to their...

2014-09-16 08:26:03

CONJUNTO PRIMAVERA, J ALVAREZ, J BALVIN, LOS RIELEROS DEL NORTE, LOS TUCANES DE TIJUANA, NOEL TORRES AND VOZ DE MANDO ADDED TO THIS YEAR'S HOTTEST LATIN MUSIC SERIES MIAMI, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Latin Recording Academy(®), Eventus and Univision announced today that Conjunto Primavera, J alvarez, J Balvin, Los Rieleros del Norte, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Noel Torres, and Voz de Mando will headline the 2014 Latin GRAMMY(®) Street Parties. Marking its 12th consecutive...

2014-09-15 23:02:15

Spelling improvement program Ultimate Spelling™ is suitable for people of all ages and learning competencies, as eReflect reassures people in a new blog post. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Spelling software programs are usually designed for younger children, and as a result, adults often feel the program is too "kid-friendly" to be of any help or appeal to them. However, eReflect reassures people that this is not the case with Ultimate Spelling™. Ultimate...

2014-09-14 23:02:34

Participants in the symposium, Right In Front Of Our Eyes: How Undetected Vision Issues Impact Student Learning, will discuss the problems children have with Reading when they cannot see print clearly. A startling 25% of children in elementary school have vision problems which make reading difficult. Bothell, Washington (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 School requires that children read at both near and far distances, but Washington law requires that they be screened only for far vision when...

2014-09-13 23:00:18

A dictionary-like word bank in Ultimate Vocabulary™ contributed to the impressive 9.9/10 rating the program received by the Top Ten Reviews editors, eReflect announces. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 eReflect is proud to reveal that the over 142,000-word database available in its best-selling vocabulary improvement system, Ultimate Vocabulary™, is one of the reasons why TopTenReviews.com named the program the best vocabulary builder in the market and gave it a rating of...


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2012-06-14 07:45:00

Symbol: VINA2 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×napaeHouse [nephrophylla × sororia] distribution:USA(IN, MO, TN, VT, WI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 07:45:02

Symbol: VIMO4 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×molliculaHouse [macloskeyi × ×primulifolia] distribution:USA(NJ, NY) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 07:46:05

Symbol: VIEA Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×eamesiiHouse [brittoniana × ×palmata] distribution:USA(CT, NJ) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 07:46:10

Symbol: VIDA2 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Viola×davisiiHouse [affinis × brittoniana] distribution:USA(NY) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 07:59:13

Symbol: VECR5 Group: Dicot Family: Verbenaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Verbena×crookshanksiiMoldenke [bracteata × hastata] distribution:USA(CO, NE) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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