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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,...

2013-11-18 21:05:01

An EU-27 survey of intermediary organizations operating on the education, social and employment sectors and providing IT training has produced a first ever assessment of the e-Inclusion intermediary sector. It accounts for a total of 250,000 organizations, or one e-Inclusion actor per every 2,000 inhabitants. One in two employs 10 staff or less and operates on a budget smaller than €100,000. Half of the e-Inclusion actors go further and offer employment–related training. And for two out...

2013-11-16 23:00:07

Cedar Crest College celebrated Media Literacy Week, an annual observance of media culture and its effect on consumers, through a week-long series of events that included an opportunity for young girls to learn about media messages and internet safety. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 The average person sees more than 3,000 marketing messages a day and the importance of teaching students to think critically about those messages is more important than ever. What images are out there?...

2013-11-15 23:00:29

Dr. Juan D. Villarreal, owner and dentist of Harlingen Family Dentistry, supports the USMC Toys for Tots program as a means of providing gifts—and books—to those would not otherwise be able to celebrate Christmas. Harlingen, TX (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Dr. Juan D. Villarreal, owner and dentist of Harlingen Family Dentistry, whose office is located in Harlingen, Texas, has long been a supporter of literacy and activities which encourage reading. One activity he has recently adopted...

2013-11-12 23:30:06

The State Library of Kansas made available a non-competitive grant for Kansas public libraries interested in AWE's Early Literacy Stations. Topeka, KS (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The State Library of Kansas (SLK) has awarded grants to 124 Kansas public libraries to help fund the purchase of one AWE Early Literacy Station (an all-in-one digital learning solution for children ages 2-8) in each recipient’s library. In September of 2013, SLK made available a non-competitive grant for...

2013-11-07 23:21:17

eReflect, developer of Ultimate Spelling™ software, revealed today that the games featured in the software not only improve spelling performance but also enrich the user’s vocabulary. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 The Ultimate Spelling™ software program is designed to help people improve their spelling through a wide variety of exercises and games. What most people are not aware of is that the software is primarily designed to improve spelling accuracy, it also helps...

2013-10-31 23:34:46

AWE's all-in-one digital learning solutions credited with helping to increase book circulation, boost library visits, and improve educational progress for children. Chester, PA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Greenwood-Leflore Public Library System in Mississippi has reported that its 2012-2013 fiscal year circulation numbers have increased significantly following the addition of AWE’s Early Literacy Station™ and AfterSchool Edge™ computers to its two branches. The library has three...


Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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