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2015-01-12 23:01:12

eReflect announces a new article on the Ultimate Spelling™ website that discusses the reasons that people who are good spellers do not really need to be dependent on automatic spellcheckers.

2015-01-10 23:02:10

In a new blog post on the Ultimate Spelling™ website, eReflect reveals the importance and indispensability of technologies in teaching people how to spell. New

2015-01-08 23:01:06

eReflect and 7 Speed Reading™ share captivating images from a town in Wales, rightly named the Book Town.

2015-01-08 08:24:06

The new Kids & Family Reading Report(TM) from Scholastic explores the reading attitudes and experiences that most influence children's reading habits, including reading aloud at home, independent reading

2014-12-17 23:04:33

eReflect discusses Tess Daffern’s proposition that children need to learn important spelling strategies in order to master this language skill as quickly and efficiently as possible.

2014-12-13 23:00:24

eReflect, the spelling software designer, shares a new and informative blog post on the way American and British English differ in terms of spelling.

2014-11-24 23:02:58

Does it matter how old a person is when it comes to spelling? eReflect says that spelling is a skill that can be improved at any age; students are not the only ones entitled to spelling training,

2014-11-18 23:06:34

Homophones are words that have the same pronunciation and often the same spelling, but different meanings; these words often confuse many native and non-native speakers of English, eReflect reports.

2014-11-12 23:03:54

eReflect, designer of the speed reading program, 7 Speed Reading™, asserts that reading is not just for children and students.

2014-11-11 23:02:43

Primary school teachers and parents of young children may know what a “restronaut” is, but the average reader will be asking themselves what the definition could possibly be - is it a restaurant,


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.