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2013-11-17 23:01:12

Abby Marks Beale of RevitItUpReading.com recently shared the techniques she has used to help people with reading faster for the past 25 years during an interview with the 7 Speed Reading editor. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 7 Speed Reading recently interviewed Abby Marks Beale of RevItUpReading.com about the resources available on her website. In a September 19th blog post on eReflect's 7 Speed Reading website, Beale explained that she used to hate reading and went...

2013-11-15 23:02:28

Chris Williams, an English teacher in Thailand, recently shared his insights on his unique approaches for teaching English and vocabulary with Ultimate Vocabulary blog readers. The ESL teacher shared his own strategies to help children and adults entering the workforce learn conversational English and business English. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 Ultimate Vocabulary interviewed Chris Williams, an ESL teacher in Thailand who's developed his own website with resources...

2013-11-13 23:03:48

DIBELS, the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills standards, will improve how literacy is measured and assessed, eReflect stated today. The result will be career-ready individuals, confident of their language skills and capacities. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 After analyzing and assessing the potential of DIBELS, eReflect announced today that these standards are capable of overhauling how literacy is taught and measured, paving the way for improving current...

2013-11-12 23:03:24

7 Speed Reading™ announced today the availability of professional tips on improving speed reading skills through a collaboration with speed reading company execuread.com. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 eReflect, parent company of the 7 Speed Reading™ software, announced today that the company is teaming up with Dr. Bruce Stewart of execuread.com to provide expert advice on how people can improve their speed reading performance and get most out of what they read. This new...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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