Latest Literacy Stories

2012-03-10 05:00:00

Company embraces the power of words and stories to take action for global literacy. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) March 10, 2012 FreeBalance, a leading vendor of Government Resource Planning (GRP) software, participated in the World Read Aloud Day on March 7, 2012. World Read Aloud Day is an international event organized by LitWorld that motivates children, teens, and adults worldwide to celebrate the power of words and stories. This event advocates the right of every child to literacy programs,...

2012-02-15 09:00:00

Educational technology company Imagine Learning has released a new version of Bookster, the company´s free interactive reading app for kids. Bookster 3.0 has two new books for early readers as well as other new features like the ability to save and share recordings. The app is currently available for iOS devices and is coming soon for Android devices. Provo, UT (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 Imagine Learning has released a new version of Bookster, the free reading app that reads out loud to...

2012-02-12 13:00:00

New Partnership Unites Renowned, Web-Based Literacy Programs with Premium Virtual Entertainment Platform Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2012 ClickN KIDS®, Inc., the leader in interactive online literacy programs for children, announced today the expansion of its online presence through a partnership with SecretBuilders, a virtual game world for children with an emphasis on exploration, creativity and historical adventure. The synergy between these two world-class providers of...

2011-10-25 19:57:38

Many teachers teach literacy without having tools to reflect on how their approach affects pupils' reading and writing development. A thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, reveals that many teachers have insufficient knowledge of how the spoken language is converted into written language, and that they lack basic knowledge about the general processes involved in learning to read and write. Tarja Alatalo's study is based on teachers' own testimonies and responses to interview...

2011-10-23 07:00:00

Education's first curriculum based on augmented reality technology, which has wowed teachers and administrators across the country, was just released in version 2.0. Letters alive (R) is a supplemental reading curriculum that holds the promise to make learning literacy more fun and engaging than ever before. LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (PRWEB) October 23, 2011 Logical Choice Technologies, an industry leader in educational technology, announced today the release of Letters alive (R) 2.0. Letters alive...

2011-10-12 08:25:00

Certiport Shares Global Experience for Economic Development through Clear ICT Education and Digital Skills Strategies with Irish Prime Minister and Former U.S. President Bill Clinton Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) October 12, 2011 Certiport (http://www.certiport.com), the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, is pleased to announce the Companyâs participation in the Global Irish Economic Forum in Dublin, Ireland. Ray Kelly,...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.