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2014-01-09 23:02:46

eReflect endorses Canada’s national reading campaign with its latest blog post on the benefits of reading, revealing how reading affects both people’s mental and physical health. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Speed reading software developer eReflect reveals its support for Canada’s national reading campaign in the latest Spreeder blog post, in which the multifaceted benefits of reading are laid out clearly. This blog post is designed to raise awareness on the wide...

2014-01-08 08:22:09

- 2013 Performance Surpassed Expectations NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energtek Inc. (OTCBB: EGTK), a leader in hi-tech natural gas solutions and Adsorbed Natural Gas (ANG) technology, today issued the following letter to shareholders, covering three main subjects: summarizing commercial business developments in 2013, plans for major worldwide expansion of operations in 2014, and upgrading its stock in 2014 to a major exchange. Dear Shareholders, During 2013,...

2014-01-07 23:02:28

Sharing spelling teaching games, ideas, and activities should be a standard practice for educators. Tim Weibel shares his own techniques, resources, and spelling ideas with UltimateSpelling.com readers. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Teachers and parents are always in search of new, exciting ways to make learning less tedious and more fun for the children in their care. Tim Weibel of Super Teacher Ideas knows how important it is to have access to good information on teaching...

2014-01-07 13:43:23

Common advice to new parents is that the more words babies hear the faster their vocabulary grows. Now new findings show that what spurs early language development isn't so much the quantity of words as the style of speech and social context in which speech occurs. Researchers at the University of Washington and University of Connecticut examined thousands of 30-second snippets of verbal exchanges between parents and babies. They measured parents' use of a regular speaking voice versus an...

2014-01-06 23:02:57

Researchers say that people who were spanked as children tend to have a poorer vocabulary than those who weren’t. eReflect discusses the ramifications of the latest Columbia University study. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 A person’s well-being might reflect their childhood, and incidents from early years may have long-term consequences, said an eReflect representative today in their latest publication. Drawing from a recent study by researchers at the Columbia University,...

2014-01-04 23:00:39

Rene Kondratzky suggests intensive study sessions as an alternative to moving to an English speaking country for improving English language skills. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 As eReflect points out in this week's news release, language immersion has long been a recommended method for improving overall language competency. In other words, noted the eReflect representative, in order to learn French, it's best to start living in a French-speaking environment, ideally...

2014-01-02 23:29:48

In response to an article published by Triangle Business Journal, Dr. Michael Gabriel comments on the partnerships developing between reading advocates and pediatricians in order to increase literacy. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel, Founder of Gabriel Pediatrics, responds to a December 17th article published by Triangle Business Journal, that discusses how pediatricians and reading advocates are teaming together to increase literacy. According to the December...

2013-12-31 23:25:20

Across the US, fifth-graders are tested in early January for how many words per minute they can read correctly. Teachers can use these findings for more than planning reading instruction: they can also get helpful clues about a child’s near vision. Shoreline, Washington (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Every October, January, and June, children across Washington are assessed for reading in various ways. The youngest ones are tested for letter recognition and sight words; the oldest ones are...

2013-12-30 23:01:50

Michael Marzio and his unique approach to teaching real-life English is based on the premise that real life conversations reveal the actual structures native speakers of English are more likely to use, resulting in native-like competency for the learner. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 In a post recently published on eReflect's Ultimate Vocabulary blog, readers can learn how vocabulary improvement can be achieved with Michael Marzio’s real-life English lessons and...

2013-12-28 23:00:59

Literacy is a central skill for success. Carl Foster’s story of adult education exemplifies the importance of finding opportunities for learning and knowledge growth as indispensable tools in a successful life. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 29, 2013 Reading can change lives, as the story of Carl Foster illustrates. In a recent blog post, eReflect looked at the opportunities and strengths literacy offers to people, and focused on telling the story of Carl Foster to highlight this...


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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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