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2014-07-03 12:57:40

University of Toronto Adults who have dyslexia are much more likely to report they were physically abused before they turned 18 than their peers without dyslexia, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Toronto and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. Thirty-five per cent of adults with dyslexia report they were physically abused before they turned 18. In contrast, seven per cent of those without dyslexia reported that they had...

2014-07-02 04:21:02

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUBiC Magazine is a new monthly publication to spark children's minds, with each edition containing a mixture of Maths, English and creative thinking. Maths tasks are mostly based on real-world examples - for instance, working out how many buttons to order at a dress factory. We are also pioneering "Ninja Maths" which asks the reader to solve simple algebraic additions and multiplications quickly, and to "feel" the numbers in their...

2014-06-30 08:28:21

With less than 48 hours to go, Pebble, OUYA, Pono and Veronica Mars provide exclusive rewards to help classrooms in need LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeVar Burton's Reading Rainbow crowdfunding campaign is now in the top five most successful Kickstarter projects of all time, and receiving the latest round of support from unexpected sources - the top four highest earning campaigns ever. Pebble, OUYA, Pono and Veronica Mars announced that they would each offer rewards from their...

2014-06-25 08:38:33

Recognized for outstanding editorial and design NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, today announced it has won three Awards of Excellence from the 26th annual APEX Awards program for outstanding editorial and design. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110913/SF67580LOGO-a The APEX Awards recognize excellence in publications work by professional communicators. APEX Awards are...

2014-06-25 08:30:26

Merger to facilitate better online interaction and communications between consumers and physicians READING, Mass., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians Interactive (PI), a leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, today announced the acquisition of MedHelp, the online health community and health application site. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140220/MM69228LOGO "The merger with MedHelp matches Physicians...

2014-06-23 12:32:35

READING, England, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Opsview survey of 550 IT staff finds budgets are on the rise but the overlap with business is putting pressure on IT departments Businesses' IT budgets are rising but overlap with overall business strategy is affecting the role of IT staff as organizations demand more, a new report [http://www.opsview.com/whats-new/blog/opsview-network-and-it-survey-2014 ] by Opsview has found. The report,...

2014-06-20 23:09:26

Reading is a healthy habit and an essential part of schooling. The reading program at ALOHA is designed to help children succeed in their career and more importantly, in life. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Keep Reading Alive With good books becoming movies frequently, the habit of reading is slowly dying out with children of this generation. Kids prefer to wait for the movie to release rather than read the original story. Reading is great for the imagination as it lets children visualize the...

2014-06-19 08:33:55

YOKNEAM, Israel, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:EZCH), a leader in high-performance network processors, today announced that it has been named a winner in the Light Reading 2014 Leading Lights awards program in the Outstanding Components Vendor category. The Leading Lights program, the telecom industry's most prestigious awards program, focuses on next-generation communications technologies, applications, services, and strategies. It rewards...

2014-06-18 23:10:43

School's out, but nonfiction literacy is in. Education technology startup Newsela keeps students' reading skills sharp with leveled news articles tailored to every ability. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 No matter how hard teachers work and how much their students learn during the school year, summer vacation can unravel some of that progress. Students risk losing the skills they’ve built up in the previous year and arriving back in the fall less prepared to pick up where...

2014-06-18 00:21:21

CHICAGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Big Telecom Event - Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, today announced the winners of the 2014 Leading Lights awards, with major industry names such as Ciena, Cisco Systems, Infinera, and Sprint amongst this year's victors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/SF78312LOGO The winners of the Leading Lights, the telecom industry's most prestigious awards...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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