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2013-10-09 23:29:20

Reach Out and Read of Greater New York and United Way of New York City host a Half-Day Literacy Conference featuring experts from the fields of child development and education. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Amid concern about New York students meeting Common Core standards, Reach Out and Read of Greater New York and United Way of New York City are partnering to find ways for low-income families to prepare their children for school. On Oct. 15, the two organizations will host...

2013-10-09 23:02:48

eReflect announced that its latest free speed reading course is available on Slideshare, and encouraged all "speed readers in training" to take advantage of its availability today. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Speed reading training lets people read more in less time without sacrificing reading comprehension or information takeaway, eReflect reminded readers today in a brief announcement. An eReflect representative revealed that the 7 Speed Reading™ developers...

2013-10-09 12:24:52

New report analyzes the centralized/cloud RAN opportunity and the challenges the industry must overcome for the technology to emerge as a mainstream next-generation radio access platform NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The concept of C-RAN - which stands for both centralized RAN and cloud RAN - is emerging as a critical enabler of "true 4G" services and future, even higher-capacity mobile networks, according to a major new report from Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com), the...

Bad Health Linked To Poor Reading Skills
2013-10-08 14:04:10

[ Watch the Video: Reading For Your Health ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of Stavanger say people with poor reading skills tend to be less healthy than those who can read easily. Researchers used data from the international Adult Literacy and Life skills (ALL) survey to find that a relationship exists between self-perceived health and literacy. Self-perceived health can mean feeling pains, physical condition hampering everyday...

2013-10-08 12:24:11

The New York City show covered some of the hottest topics in the communications sector today, with software defined networking (SDN) the big buzz at the show. NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Reading, UBM Tech's market-leading online community for the global communications sector, tapped into the hottest technology trend in the global communications industry Oct 1-3 as it held its annual industry awards program, the Leading Lights, followed by a highly successful two-day...

2013-10-08 08:35:17

Statewide Reading Initiative Funds Instruction for All Pre-K through 8 Students in South Carolina Public and Open-Enrollment Charter Schools DALLAS, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Istation announces it has been awarded a statewide contract from the South Carolina Department of Education through the South Carolina Success Program to provide free and unlimited access to the Istation Reading program for all South Carolina students in grades pre-K through 8 in public and open-enrollment...

2013-10-08 08:33:40

Reading Program Funds Instruction for All Pre-K through 8 Students in Public School Districts, Open-Enrollment Charters DALLAS, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- South Carolina Department of Education has selected Istation Reading to provide reading instruction for the South Carolina Success Program, a statewide educational initiative that provides all public and open-enrollment charter school students in grades pre-K through 8 with free and unlimited access to computer-adaptive...

2013-10-05 23:02:35

NetXNews reviews Hooked On Phonics and evaluates the research behind the claims that phonics games can increase children’s reading skills. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 According to the Children’s Reading Foundation (1), one in four children entering fourth grade is reading at kindergarten, first, or second grade levels. This means that the child can miss approximately half of the fourth grade material, and trail behind with decreasing levels of self-esteem and lack of...

2013-10-03 23:02:38

Reading Horizons Online Workshop accommodates busy university schedules while preparing pre-service teachers with strategies for teaching beginning readers, struggling readers, and ESL students. (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 To help pre-service teachers find time in their busy schedules for training in effective reading instruction, Reading Horizons is now offering an Online Workshop free to any university that provides a link to the workshop on their website. Pre-service teachers seeking...

2013-10-02 23:25:44

Nemours BrightStart! Intervention Helps Close Reading Readiness Performance Gap Jacksonville, FLa. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 An innovative literacy program in northern Florida helped substantially raise early literacy scores of nearly 200 pre-Kindergarten children. The Nemours BrightStart! program, implemented in nearly 60 classrooms in Florida’s Duval County Public School District, builds on the growing national recognition of the importance of early childhood education and demonstrates...