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2013-09-04 23:19:50

Partnership advances shared mission of providing educational tools that inspire and inform the next generation of readers. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 To mark International Literacy Day (September 8), The Asia Foundation’s Books for Asia program and Room to Read announce a partnership that will expand access to compelling and culturally relevant early reading material to children in underserved communities throughout developing Asia. The partnership brings Room to...

2011-08-15 08:53:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Educational publisher Weekly Reader announces today the release of Weekly Reader Connect 2.0 -- a redesigned, vastly expanded version of the online reading comprehension program that was named one of the top 100 educational products of 2010 by District Administration magazine. Weekly Reader Connect, which launched in 2010, is a Web-based service for kindergarten through sixth grade. It combines the dynamic content Weekly Reader is famous...

2011-02-20 02:46:00

MUMBAI, India, Feb. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- India's free-scoring batsmen ensured the Reliance Life Insurance 'Boundaries for Books' initiative, in partnership with the International Cricket Council and Room to Read, started with a bang on Saturday in Dhaka bringing fully functional libraries, books, and trained teacher-librarians to at least 300 underprivileged children across India. It was a dream debut for the 'Boundaries for Books' campaign as the game saw the second highest match...

2011-02-16 06:26:00

MUMBAI, India, February 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Reliance Life Insurance Will Contribute Rs. 25,000 to Room to Read for Every Six Hit in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Under the 'Boundaries for Books' Campaign - Every Single Six Will Provide at Least 30 Underserved Children With Access to Fully Functional Libraries With Local Language and English Books as Well as Trained Teachers - India Captain, M.S. Dhoni, Leading World Cup Stars, Including New Room to Read...

2011-01-31 11:05:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brayden Madden is only 11 years old, but that won't stop him from huddling up with some of the Super Bowl's biggest stars. The fifth grader from Sachse, Texas, will cover Super Bowl XLV for Weekly Reader, publisher of digital and print classroom magazines for students in preschool through high school. Brayden will interview top players from the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers and share his reports with millions of kids nationwide. The...

2010-09-27 09:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- As a kickoff to Animal Action Week (October 4-11), educational publisher Weekly Reader has partnered with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to create an innovative, inspiring educational program about protecting the world's endangered tiger population. The multimedia classroom package, Born to Be Wild: Saving the Majestic Tiger, is designed to teach students in grades 3-9 about animals and the environment, the effects humans have...

2010-09-07 18:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, September 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Viral Campaign Allows Users to Experience Illiteracy Firsthand Room to Read (http://www.roomtoread.org/), a global nonprofit that empowers millions of children in the developing world through education, is partnering with Twitter (http://twitter.com/) to create a unique social media campaign to increase awareness of illiteracy on International Literacy Day, which celebrates the importance of learning around the globe. On...

2010-04-22 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Weekly Reader, the leading publisher of educational magazines and a division of Reader's Digest Association, Inc., today announces a sweeping multimedia redesign of its website, magazines, and other curriculum-based products. The website, www.weeklyreader.com, offers new navigation, design, and features. Other components of the brand's multimedia evolution include an energized logo, a new look and feel to its K-12 print publications, the introduction of...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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