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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...

2014-01-02 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...

2013-12-28 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...

2013-12-23 23:02:11

Spelling bees are not reserved for young spellers. Adults can also improve their spelling skills through various spelling bee contests, says eReflect. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 eReflect, developer of Ultimate Spelling™ software, emphasized today that adults can and should improve their spelling skills, and that spelling bees are not just for young students. Lifelong education should focus first on ensuring that basic skills such as spelling and keyboarding are mastered...

2013-12-19 23:30:14

AWE's Early Literacy Station™ computers provide technology exposure, early learning skills, and school readiness for young children. Chester, PA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 AWE announced today that that Toledo-Lucas County Public Library has added 50 of AWE’s Early Literacy Station™ computers to its system that includes the Main Library and 18 branches. The 50 computers include 48 English edition Early Literacy Stations and two Bilingual Spanish editions. The Early Literacy...

2013-12-11 23:27:34

AWE's Early Literacy Station computers provide technology exposure, early learning skills, and school readiness for young children Chester, PA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 AWE announced today that a total of 107 Early Literacy Station™ computers have been acquired by public libraries across Indiana as part of a funding-assistance plan administered by the Indiana State Library. The Indiana State Library offered a subsidy of $499 per Early Literacy Station to all public libraries in the...

2013-12-09 23:02:10

What's the Impact of PIAAC on health & health literacy? Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 “Adults with lower levels of skills in literacy are more likely to report having a fair to poor health than those with higher proficiency, even when account is taken of education attainment and other background characteristics,” reports Eugene Owen, PIAAC National Project Manager, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in discussing the new PIAAC report, a comprehensive look...

2013-12-04 23:03:04

80 children's books donated to the RSU 1 Adult Education Sail into Literacy program Bath, Maine (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 SAIL into Literacy was established with funds from the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy 4 years ago. The program is unique due to the collaboration with Bath Regional Career and Technical Center (BRCTC). The secondary students who participate in the Early Childhood Occupations program at BRCTC, along with their instructor, run an Early Learning Center...

2013-12-03 23:23:00

Company’s proven web-based, differentiated literacy programs support acceleration in reading and writing skills for millions of students. Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Achieve3000 today announced a new partnership with Teach For America. The leader in online differentiated instruction will provide Teach For America corps members and their classrooms with free access to its award-winning web-based literacy solutions during their two-year teaching commitment. In addition,...

2013-11-21 16:25:26

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/-- Statistics show that 67% of American children struggle to become proficient in the skill most essential to modern life: literacy. Our society is fueled by literacy, and if we do not stand up for these struggling learners now, the consequences for both the individuals and society as a whole will be disastrous. Blueprint for a Literate Nation's author Cinthia Coletti, CEO of the nonprofit Literate Nation, shares how readers can be the next leaders of...