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2014-09-16 12:25:48

RDA and the Reader's Digest Foundation to Support Proven Programs and Raise Awareness of Critical "Make or Break" Third Grade Reading Marker NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reader's Digest Association today announced the launch of the R.E.A.D. Together campaign in partnership with the Reader's Digest Foundation, a four-year commitment to provide a combination of financial and marketing assistance to promote parent involvement in childhood literacy. Research has shown that a...

2014-09-14 23:02:34

Participants in the symposium, Right In Front Of Our Eyes: How Undetected Vision Issues Impact Student Learning, will discuss the problems children have with Reading when they cannot see print clearly. A startling 25% of children in elementary school have vision problems which make reading difficult. Bothell, Washington (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 School requires that children read at both near and far distances, but Washington law requires that they be screened only for far vision when...

2014-09-11 23:02:17

eReflect proudly presents a Top Ten Review of 7 Speed Reading™. The editors at TopTenReviews.com have evaluated the program and concluded that its superiority and efficiency over other speed reading software products confirm its market leader status. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 eReflect, developer of 7 Speed Reading™ software, reveals that software review site Top Ten Reviews has put 7 Speed Reading™ to the test, and the site's editors were impressed by the...

2014-09-10 23:14:37

‘Wiping Out Dyslexia with Enhanced Lateralization’ explains ‘Reading from Scratch’ program PITTSFIELD, Mass. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 According to James H. Wendorf, executive director at the National Center for Learning Disabilities, as addressed in a recent letter written to the New York Times, nearly two million students in public schools struggle with reading because of dyslexia. “Wiping out Dyslexia with Enhanced Lateralization: Musings from my Forty Years of Wiping”...

2014-09-10 08:28:00

Florida, Texas, North Carolina, New Jersey and New York Lead as Top 5 States with Most Minutes Read in Summer 2014 NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children worldwide set a new world record for summer reading by logging 304,749,681 million minutes in the 8(th) annual Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge (between May 5, 2014 and September 5, 2014), breaking the 2013 world record of 176,438,473 reading minutes. This summer, 7,334 schools, from across all 50 states and 29 countries,...

2014-09-09 08:31:06

Funds from 2nd Annual "Apps Save Lives" Golf Tournament to support expanded global mission READING, Mass., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health eVillages, a program founded by Donato Tramuto and Physicians Interactive in partnership with the not-for-profit Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights (RFK Center), raised nearly $50,000 at its Second Annual "Apps Save Lives" Golf Tournament in New Jersey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140220/MM69228LOGO The...

2014-09-08 23:05:06

Partnership focused on using technology tools to increase sustainability and scalability of successful school-based literacy program Denver, CO. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Reading In Motion and CauseLabs today announced their partnership to pursue new ways of sustainability through technology tools so more teachers and schools can use the music and drama literacy program to inspire students to read at their full potential and start them on the path for a lifetime of successful learning....

2014-09-08 08:27:33

Register now for the live "BIGGERTHAN WORDS" webcast with Usher to be held on November 6, 2014 at 1 p.m. ET NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, today announced that Usher is joining with the company to launch a new "Open a World of Possible" initiative, designed to elevate the importance and joy of reading for all children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140905/143574 On November 6, 2014 at 1 p.m. ET/10...

2014-09-05 23:01:52

Staying fit is a priority for many people. eReflect and 7 Speed Reading™ share the 7 top books on running with people interested in the science of running, and people in need of running motivation. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 eReflect is proud to announce the latest 7 Speed Reading™ blog post, which focuses on running. The 7 Speed Reading™ writers present 7 books on running to their audience, which include people already into the activity and people looking for a...

2014-09-04 23:12:59

Texas students show greater gains after spending more time with Istation curriculum. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Students in grades 1 through 8 demonstrate greater gains in overall reading ability with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a statewide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. The study collected data from more than 350,000 Texas students in grades 1 through 8 to determine...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.