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E-Reading Americans On The Rise, Yet Print Books Remain Most Popular
2014-01-17 08:43:02

[ Watch the Video: Do You Prefer E-Books Or An Old-Fashioned Book? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The percentage of Americans who read e-books is on the rise, although few have entirely replaced print books for electronic versions, a new Pew Research Center poll finds. The survey of more than 1,000 people revealed that the percentage of adults who have read an e-book in the past year jumped 28 percent, up from 23 percent at the end of 2012. At the same...

2014-01-13 23:21:37

HomeSpellingWords.com is celebrating eight years online by providing more services than ever before. New games, new worksheets and improved speed and additional servers are making the site better than ever. Lincoln, Nebraska (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 HomeSpellingWords.com is excited to announce that it has been providing students with online spelling services for eight years. "It's been a lot of fun watching the site grow," says CEO Kimberly Arslan. The idea was born out of...

2014-01-11 23:00:52

Understanding the importance of making useful spelling techniques available to as many people as possible, eReflect offers readers a new no-cost mini-guide that reveals five steps to better spelling skills. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 eReflect has always been a proponent of distributing no-cost quality content for people who either don’t have the time to purchase spelling improvement software or those who cannot afford one. The latest mini-guide on how to improve spelling...

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...

2013-12-31 23:25:20

Across the US, fifth-graders are tested in early January for how many words per minute they can read correctly. Teachers can use these findings for more than planning reading instruction: they can also get helpful clues about a child’s near vision. Shoreline, Washington (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Every October, January, and June, children across Washington are assessed for reading in various ways. The youngest ones are tested for letter recognition and sight words; the oldest ones are...

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...

2013-12-18 23:23:09

Future generations deserve to have access to error-free Internet resources. eReflect believes people should be more careful with their online writing, to avoid creating an Internet ridden with spelling errors and typos. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Ultimate Spelling™ developer eReflect does not believe that texting has an overly negative impact on spelling and writing. However, the company believes that there should be a collective initiative to make the Internet...

2013-12-14 23:00:40

7 Speed Reading™ blog readers recently got a chance to read speed reading advice provided by the Shilin Institute, an organization which helps thousands of people improve their reading efficiency and speed. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 eReflect recently interviewed Martin Sam, managing director of the Shilin institute, a Cape Town based organization that helps people improve their speed reading skills. The Shillin Institute came into life when Dmitry Shilin decided to...

2013-12-13 23:25:56

Selectsoft, a leading developer of family-friendly games, is pleased to announce the release of Phonics 2nd Grade Reading HD, a new learning app aimed at kids ages 6–10. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Phonics 2nd Grade Reading HD is a new educational app for iPad, Android tablet and Mac from Selectsoft, a California-based developer of family-friendly games. Children can have fun with simple drag-and-drop puzzles while learning all about word sounds, word meaning, spelling and...

2013-12-10 23:02:29

Learning spelling doesn’t need to be challenging. Technological advancements make the process easier and fun, eReflect reports. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 According to a news release issued today by eReflect, the company behind the self-improvement software Ultimate Spelling, good spelling is actually easier to learn when the words are harder to read. When words are in fonts and typeface styles that are skewed or stylized, the reader is forced to be more careful when...