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2011-08-10 20:47:16

Pilot study's results published in veterinary school white paper Second graders who read aloud to a canine over the summer seem to maintain their reading skills during the dog days of summer, according to a pilot study published today by the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. In the study, published in a whitepaper on the school's website, second-grade students with a range of reading aptitudes and attitudes toward reading were paired with dogs"”or...

2011-06-15 00:00:00

Hooked on Phonics ® makes reading and language success easier for children resulting in less frustration and more confidence. Hooked on Phonics frequently offers specials and discounts on selected products. (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 MyReviewsNow is pleased to announce its new affiliation with the award-winning children's online learning and educational system,Hooked on Phonics®. The program has proven to be the answer children who are just learning to read,...

2011-06-10 00:00:00

"Uncovering the Logic of English," an innovative book on reading and spelling education for parents and educators wins National Awards by providing a simple, clear solution to the educational crisis. Rochester, MN (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 According to the National Reading Panel, 68% of fourth graders and 69% of eighth graders read below grade level. As politicians, administrators and teachers' unions debate about budgets and policies, children's achievement levels continue to slip. In the midst...

2011-03-11 00:00:28

Being able to read and speak English requires the right tools that will help someone learn to read English. Hundreds of thousands of children, adults and students with learning disabilities in more than 150 countries have used ClickN KIDS programs to learn how to read English. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2011 In keeping with the strategy and vision as establish by Executive Management, Armie Carabet, CEO, for ClickN KIDS announced today that http://www.ClickNKIDS.com can be...

2009-05-21 17:00:00

BALTIMORE, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Hooked on Phonics(R), the maker of the award-winning educational tools, wants to congratulate the Association of American Publishers on their 10th Anniversary of Get Caught Reading this May. As children and families prepare for the end of yet another school year, there is no better time for parents to stress the importance of reading and continued learning over the summer. "Helping our children become strong readers provides them with a foundation for...

2009-02-25 16:57:00

DALLAS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Students can't seem to get enough of the online reading program created by Voyager Expanded Learning(R) known as Ticket to Read(TM). Last Thursday, more than 100,000 students logged on to the program in a single day and on Friday, the 10 millionth passage was read by a student at William and Mary Scherkenbach Elementary School, part of Clark County Public School District in Las Vegas. Students continue to use the program because they enjoy the easy access to...

2008-12-18 08:30:00

Company to Donate 15,000 Learn to Read Programs to First Book to Help Low-income Families BALTIMORE, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hooked on Phonics, maker of award-winning educational tools to help parents teach their children to read, plans to donate 15,000 of its Learn to Read programs to First Book, a nonprofit group that distributes books to children from low-income families, as part of an effort to urge more adults to "resolve" to help children read in the new year. "For New...

2008-09-30 03:00:26

By Donne, Vicki J Zigmond, Naomi An observational study of reading instruction, using the MS- CISSAR protocol, was conducted in general education classrooms, resource classrooms, and self-contained special education/deaf education classrooms in Grades 1 through 4 in public schools within the tri-state area of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Participants were 24 students who are deaf or hard of hearing and 17 teachers of reading for these students. Results indicated that reading...

2008-07-28 21:00:29

Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center 11:50 A.M. CDT MRS. BUSH: Thank you all. Thank you very much for that very warm welcome. And I want to thank Ray for his good work at the Department of Education. I'm very happy to be here at the Fifth Annual National Reading First Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. (Applause.) But before we talk about reading, and because we are in Nashville, I want to extend to the people of Tennessee our sympathy on the loss of life yesterday at...

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