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2014-01-24 23:01:29

Innovative educational website hackmystudy.com finds 7 Speed Reading™ an efficient and essential tool for improving reading speed and saving time. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 eReflect’s software 7 Speed Reading™ has been recommended by hackmystudy.com as the go-to solution for improving reading speed quickly and efficiently. Hack My Study is a method-based online resource for improving crucial 21st century skills using rigorous practice methods. Among the skills the...

2014-01-23 23:23:58

Fun sight word activities and sight word games have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Have a blast with phonics and reading this season. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Sight words in math are not easy for Elementary school kids. Seasoned Moms are sharing sight word activities and sight word games on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids decipher words while having a blast. Elementary kids are beginning to gain reading confidence. However, most of them are not quite confident...

2014-01-21 23:02:33

Don Osborne reveals his tips on how to get into graduate school the smart and effortless way. Networking is not enough, he reports. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 7 Speed Reading™ readers can now learn about Don Osborne’s tips on easily getting into graduate school. In a recent interview with the eReflect 7 Speed Reading™ blog editor, Osborne shared advice and techniques for a frustration-free graduate school admission process. As a medical school admissions expert,...

2014-01-18 23:02:02

Self-confidence and a positive mindset offer people the much-needed momentum to pursue their interests and dreams in life. The 7 Speed Reading™ blog community learns about the main principles at work from positivity expert Henrik Edberg. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 People have dreams, and most often dream of and hope for positive outcomes in their lives. Self-improvement expert Henrik Edberg recently talked with the 7 Speed Reading™ blog editor about the significance of...

E-Reading Americans On The Rise, Yet Print Books Remain Most Popular
2014-01-17 08:43:02

[ Watch the Video: Do You Prefer E-Books Or An Old-Fashioned Book? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The percentage of Americans who read e-books is on the rise, although few have entirely replaced print books for electronic versions, a new Pew Research Center poll finds. The survey of more than 1,000 people revealed that the percentage of adults who have read an e-book in the past year jumped 28 percent, up from 23 percent at the end of 2012. At the same...

2014-01-16 23:24:03

Literacy First, Catapult Learning’s comprehensive three-year literacy framework for schools and school districts, has been recognized for making a positive difference in education as a winner of District Administration magazine's "Readers' Choice Top 100 Products" for 2013. Camden, NJ (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Literacy First, Catapult Learning’s comprehensive three-year literacy framework for schools and school districts, has been recognized for making a positive...

2014-01-15 23:25:29

The new “Tips On How To Increase Reading Comprehension” article on the website Vkool.com delivers to people techniques to enhance their reading skills effectively. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The new “Tips On How To Increase Reading Comprehension” article on the website Vkool.com covers helpful strategies to promote reading skills quickly. At the beginning of the article, people will learn main types of reading techniques, such as skimming, scanning, intensive reading,...

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...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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