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2014-04-14 12:31:18

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, the nation's leading advocate for family literacy, announced the launch of a virtual book drive in celebration of its 25(th) Anniversary. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140414/72990 Beginning today, and continuing through Friday, April 25(th), you can visit www.helpthemread.org to vote for your favorite children's book. For every vote cast, Scholastic will donate a...

2014-04-10 23:27:27

MGE Management Experts and top Dental clients met at a conference in March to analyze and take active action against one of the major sources of economic destruction. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 MGE Management Experts hosted a conference March 26 where leading dentists and their executive staff from across America met to analyze and take active action against one of the sources of economic destruction, which affects not only their practices, but also the local community and...

2014-03-20 23:30:00

Library takes advantage of trade-in offer to acquire 16 new Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Station™ computers that provide early learning skills and school readiness and reinforcement for young children. Chester, PA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 San Antonio Public Library has acquired new Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Station™ computers to replace older units within the system. The library traded in the older Early Literacy Stations as part of AWE’s Trade-In Program for older units...

2014-03-19 23:04:45

“Literate Nation” Founder Cinthia Coletti-Haan to Speak About the Growing Importance of Teaching Literacy to Students in Minnesota and Across America Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Nationally renowned literacy advocate and founding team member of SPRINT Cinthia Coletti-Haan will be the keynote speaker at the Groves Academy Annual Scholarship Gala set for Saturday, April 12 at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center, located at 30 South 7th Street. The Gala is Groves Academy’s...

2014-03-03 08:28:33

Celebration Focused on Promoting Literacy Around the World NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 5th, LitWorld, a global 501(c)3 literacy organization, in partnership with Scholastic, The New York Public Library, NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton, Skype in the classroom, Broadway's Matilda the Musical and Gray Line New York, will celebrate World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) in New York City. LitWorld's World Read Aloud Day is an annual day of celebration focused on closing...

2014-02-26 23:29:10

Library trades in older units for 16 new AWE Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Station™ computers that provide early learning skills and school readiness for young children in a bilingual format Chester, PA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Pierce County Library, headquartered in Tacoma, Wash., acquired 16 new Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Station™ computers from AWE for its 18-branch library system. The library traded in older Early Literacy Stations as part of AWE’s Trade-In Program for...

2014-02-26 23:00:14

Interactive, multimedia iBooks Textbooks include student workbooks and teacher editions for grade bands K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Common Sense Media, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families and educators harness the power of technology responsibly, today released its K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum as a set of 8 free interactive, multimedia iBooks Textbooks, available on iBooks. These iBooks Textbooks...

2014-02-20 23:23:44

Through systematic instruction in phonological awareness, phonics, and sight words, Colorado K-12 students attain reading fluency and comprehension. Evergreen, Colorado (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Recently approved as a reading intervention program by the Colorado Department of Education READ Act, Systematic Instruction in Phonological Awareness, Phonics, and Sight Words (SIPPS) offers struggling K-12 readers an effective learning program. To help students attain reading fluency and...

2014-02-20 12:31:38

- Free Canvas Program, myPLACE Online, Will Help Adult Learners in Philadelphia Improve Basic Literacy and Work-Readiness Skills as Part of Mayoral Initiative SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure today announced that it has partnered with the Philadelphia Mayor's Commission on Literacy to curb the city's poverty rate through an adult literacy program offered on the Canvas learning management system. The program, myPLACE Online, seeks to reduce...

2014-02-19 23:31:40

AWE's Early Literacy Station™ Computers Provide Early Learning Skills and School Readiness for Young Children Chester, PA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 AWE has announced that the Cleveland Public Library has added 54 of AWE’s Early Literacy Station™ computers across its 27 branches. The Early Literacy Station is an all-in-one touchscreen computer system designed for children approximately 2-8 years old. It features over 60 pre-loaded educational software programs that include...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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