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2013-06-06 23:29:11

7 Speed Reading software developer eReflect revealed today that the International Reading Association (IRA) celebrated its 58th annual convention in April 2013. eReflect expressed their appreciation for all the work that went into the convention. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 eReflect, the parent company of 7 Speed Reading software, announced today that the International Reading Association, known for its substantial contributions towards literacy and reading promotion, celebrated...

2013-05-31 23:20:48

Catapult Learning launches the Common Core-aligned Literacy First, a framework designed to strengthen instruction in the content areas, preparing Tier II and III students for college and the workplace. Research-based and nationally proven, Literacy First builds capacity and creates a lasting culture of literacy. Camden, NJ (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Catapult Learning, LLC announced today the national launch of the Common Core-aligned Literacy First, a framework designed to strengthen instruction...

2013-05-22 23:02:39

Late stage cancer patient and advocate uses navigational and educational skills acquired during her own health journey as the basis for a health literacy program which includes an introduction to health and the Affordable Care Act on the Internet. The program will launch the same day the Affordable Care Act goes into effect, October 1, 2013. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 After being diagnosed with metastatic carcinoid cancer, patient advocate Suzi Garber learned there was no cure...

2013-05-16 23:26:44

Program delivers adaptive learning format and data-driven instruction to drive student gains higher. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 A growing number of Minnesota public charter schools are using technology-based reading skills program Lexia Reading® as an essential part of their reading curriculum. Lexia today announced that Beacon Academy in Maple Grove and Yinghua Academy in Minneapolis are the latest charters schools to select the program, which is scientifically proven to advance...

2013-05-14 23:26:35

According to Neil Druker, there are a few factors that can boost the likelihood of a child developing into a good reader. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 All children are different, and there is no guaranteed way to transform a young kid into an excellent reader–but according to long-time literacy advocate Neil Druker, there are several factors that boost the likelihood of a kid turning into a good reader. Druker is not the only one who thinks so. He points to a recent...

2013-05-06 23:21:13

Britannica Digital Learning today announced that its new online information solution for preK-12 classrooms has been named a finalist for the Golden Lamp Award, one of the most prestigious honors in the educational-resources industry. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Britannica Digital Learning today announced that its new online information solution for pre K-12 classrooms has been named a finalist for the Golden Lamp Award, one of the most prestigious honors in the educational-resources...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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