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2014-05-06 08:28:12

NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Opening Act, an innovative nonprofit that provides free after-school theater programming to New York City's most under-served public high schools, today announced the launch of its Artistic Advisory Board (AAB), whose members will serve as ambassadors of the organization. The launch of the AAB coincides with Opening Act's 8(th) Annual Benefit Play Reading at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Broadway on May 12, 2014. Tickets are available to the...

2014-05-05 12:26:07

NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pressure to reduce operating costs will lead mobile network operators in emerging markets to embrace vendor-supplied managed services more aggressively over the next several years, with the strongest growth likely to come in Middle East/Africa and Asia/Pacific countries, according to Heavy Reading's Managed & Professional Services Market Tracker, a subscription research service from Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com)....

2014-05-05 08:26:23

Students Log Reading Minutes as They Seek to Break the World Record for Summer Reading; Teachers/Schools Can Register All Their Students NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Share this release: http://bit.ly/1lImVv1 Today, Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL) announces the launch of the 2014 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, a free, global reading program that motivates children to read throughout the out-of-school summer months by logging their reading minutes, and earning rewards, with the goal...

2014-05-05 08:25:35

Participate in Silver Dolphin Books' Social Media Contest for a Chance to Win a "Totally Monster" Books and Apps Prize Pack SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiple award-winning publisher Silver Dolphin Books and Skyreader Media Inc. have partnered on the launch of three new interactive apps based on Silver Dolphin Books' popular Totally Monster book series. The launch celebrates "Get Caught Reading" month, a nationwide campaign held each year in May to remind people of all...

2014-05-01 23:15:46

Because of mistaken century-old concepts and definitions of dyslexia, the distinguished authors of The Dyslexia Debate were justified in questioning rather than refuting dyslexia’s existence. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Since dyslexia may affect over 10% of the population, it is crucial to clarify its true essence and existence while correcting misconceptions. An almost five decade-old research effort beginning in the 1960’s led Dr. Levinson to propose and prove a...

2014-05-01 12:31:36

Post Alpha-Bits® Partners with Bloggers Across the Nation to Install Little Free Libraries in Local Communities PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Post Alpha-Bits(®), dedicated to making letter recognition F-U-N and delicious, announces today the establishment of 30 small community libraries across the nation to help children foster a lifelong love for reading and literature. Alpha-Bits partnered with bloggers across the country to set up Little Free Libraries in local...

2014-04-30 23:19:29

Reading Jets App Integrating Fun and Technology to Teach Children to Read and Write Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Children can find learning to read and write frustrating and difficult. Recognising a solution in the integration of technology and learning, Reading Jets A - Z have developed an app that will make literacy fun for students aged 3 to 7. As they begin formal education, many children find learning to read and write a daunting task and ages 3 to 7 are a crucial time for...

2014-04-30 23:13:31

Advanced Reading Techniques’ ARTReader powers enhanced speed-reading on digital screens. Make reading long documents feel like a video gameTechnology launched on Mac OSX in the App Store, coming soon to iOS. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Advanced Reading Techniques new ARTReader App activates the reading experience by guiding readers’ eyes through on-screen text with a controllable Meta-Guide. Advanced Reading Techniques LLC, developer of the experimental speed-reading app,...

2014-04-30 12:35:02

Customer premises equipment will change drastically over the coming years, and virtualization will lead the way, says Heavy Reading Insider NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customer premises equipment (CPE) is set to change dramatically in the coming years, with virtualization leading the way, according to the latest report from Heavy Reading Insider (www.heavyreading.com/insider), a subscription research service from Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com)....

2014-04-30 08:42:45

Storia® School Edition Offers 2,000 Fiction, Nonfiction and Classic Children's eBooks for Pre-K to Grade 6 for Group and Independent Classroom Reading NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic today announced the launch of Storia® School Edition, a subscription-based ebook solution for Pre-K through Grade 6, for group and individual classroom reading, and Core Clicks(TM), a web-based instructional program for Kindergarten through Grade 5 that supports content area reading in...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'