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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...

2013-12-31 23:25:20

Across the US, fifth-graders are tested in early January for how many words per minute they can read correctly. Teachers can use these findings for more than planning reading instruction: they can also get helpful clues about a child’s near vision. Shoreline, Washington (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Every October, January, and June, children across Washington are assessed for reading in various ways. The youngest ones are tested for letter recognition and sight words; the oldest ones are...

2013-12-28 23:00:59

Literacy is a central skill for success. Carl Foster’s story of adult education exemplifies the importance of finding opportunities for learning and knowledge growth as indispensable tools in a successful life. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 29, 2013 Reading can change lives, as the story of Carl Foster illustrates. In a recent blog post, eReflect looked at the opportunities and strengths literacy offers to people, and focused on telling the story of Carl Foster to highlight this...

2013-12-25 23:03:25

Chief Scientist, Dr. Dovi Weiss, and University President, Professor Joosung Kim, Announce their Alliance to Integrate Time To Know’s Next Generation Solutions Into the Teacher Training Program at the Korean National University of Education (KNUE) Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 Time To Know, a leading provider in digital teaching platforms and integrated classroom solutions, today announced an alliance with KNUE to integrate Time To Know’s powerful content generation and...

2013-12-23 23:24:41

Intellijoy makes learning reading fun on new Windows* 8.1 tablets (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Learning to read is one of the most important educational developments for young children. New digital devices offer an exciting and innovative way for children to learn the core concepts in reading. Featured on new Windows* 8.1 tablets with an Intel® Atom™ processor, Kids Learn to Read is a stimulating game that helps young children learn how to read. Children use the touch interface to...

2013-12-23 23:02:11

Spelling bees are not reserved for young spellers. Adults can also improve their spelling skills through various spelling bee contests, says eReflect. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 eReflect, developer of Ultimate Spelling™ software, emphasized today that adults can and should improve their spelling skills, and that spelling bees are not just for young students. Lifelong education should focus first on ensuring that basic skills such as spelling and keyboarding are mastered...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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