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2014-01-15 16:21:06

READING, Pa., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS) the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, will host a conference call to discuss the Company's third quarter fiscal 2014 financial results and to provide an overview of the business. The call will conclude with a question and answer session. The call, scheduled for Thursday, February 6, 2014, beginning at 9:00 am Eastern Time, will be hosted by John D. Craig, Chairman, President &...

2014-01-15 12:22:56

National honor recognizes collaborative city-wide campaign to ensure more low-income students are reading on grade level by the end of third grade OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading has selected Oakland Reads 2020 as a 2013 Community Pacesetter, an honor bestowed upon select communities nationwide that have set the pace in improving reading proficiency among its youngest students. This honor reflects the energy, mobilization and...

Study Finds Less Gray Matter In Brain Not The Blame For Dyslexia
2014-01-15 07:30:14

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Research has found a link between reading disabilities and less gray matter in the brain for people with dyslexia. However, new evidence from Georgetown University Medical Center's Center for the Study of Learning suggests that this is a consequence of poorer reading experiences and not the root cause of the disorder. Prior to this research, scientists assumed that the difference in the amount of gray matter might, in part, explain...

2014-01-13 23:02:34

Learning difficulties affect everyone in society regardless of rank, status or class. eReflect features a lesser-known aspect of a British royal family member, Princess Beatrice of York. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Dyslexia and other learning difficulties affect millions of people, and they are not affected by a person’s rank or status. In fact, such learning difficulties are prevalent across all social classes. In its latest 7 Speed Reading™ blog post, eReflect...

2014-01-13 08:27:12

- Dept. of Education, Dept. of Health, Florida Blue and Community Volunteers Help Bring Celebration to Students - TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the Florida Department of Education's 6th annual Celebrate Literacy Week, volunteers and teachers from around the state will introduce the comic book "Iron Man and Habit Heroes" to Florida students. Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! is an annual event during which students, teachers, administrators, parents and...

2014-01-09 23:02:46

eReflect endorses Canada’s national reading campaign with its latest blog post on the benefits of reading, revealing how reading affects both people’s mental and physical health. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Speed reading software developer eReflect reveals its support for Canada’s national reading campaign in the latest Spreeder blog post, in which the multifaceted benefits of reading are laid out clearly. This blog post is designed to raise awareness on the wide...

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...

2014-01-03 11:29:08

In the journal Neurology, researchers report a novel technique that enables a patient with "word blindness" to read again. Word blindness is a rare neurological condition. (The medical term is "alexia without agraphia.") Although a patient can write and understand the spoken word, the patient is unable to read. The article is written by Jason Cuomo, Murray Flaster, MD, PhD and Jose Biller, MD, of Loyola University Medical Center. Here's how the technique works: When shown a word, the...

2014-01-02 23:29:48

In response to an article published by Triangle Business Journal, Dr. Michael Gabriel comments on the partnerships developing between reading advocates and pediatricians in order to increase literacy. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel, Founder of Gabriel Pediatrics, responds to a December 17th article published by Triangle Business Journal, that discusses how pediatricians and reading advocates are teaming together to increase literacy. According to the December...

2014-01-02 08:22:35

Mobile call quality is effecting customer churn, so network operators must invest in technologies like HD Voice for differentiation, says Heavy Reading 4G/LTE Insider NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Persistent problems with the quality of mobile voice calls continue to negatively affect customer attitudes toward their network operator, which ultimately will require operators to invest in better-performing technologies like voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE) and HD Voice to reduce...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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