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2014-03-18 23:34:38

A recently published ‘Current Biology’ study revealing that video games improve learning in dyslexia is consistent with what dyslexics have long known and reported to Dr. Harold Levinson. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 A recent study published by Current Biology indicates that video games improve learning skills in dyslexics. Although many explanations are possible, these important results appear highly consistent with the cerebellar theory of dyslexia first reported by Dr....

2014-03-17 23:23:40

ALOHA encourages families to make reading together daily a treat for 30 minutes for 30 days. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 ALOHA celebrates http://alohamindmath.com National Reading Month by encouraging parents and extended families to enrich their child’s reading and lives with books for 30 minutes for 30 days. Reading is a fundamental and critical life skills learned in school, which most take for granted because they are fluent readers. For thirty days set aside at least thirty...

2014-03-17 12:25:24

SWARTHMORE, Pa., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six authors and six illustrators have been selected from 58 candidates submitted by 33 national sections of IBBY for the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Award. The award, launched in 1958, is considered the most prestigious in international children's literature. It is given biennially by the International Board on Books for Young People to an author and illustrator whose complete works have made lasting contributions to children's literature....

2014-03-11 23:29:00

Reading books that have been challenged because of 'edgy' content may have some positive outcomes, according to one recent study. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Reading for pleasure can positively affect a student’s GPA. Required reading for school? Not so much, according to a recent study by Chris Ferguson, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Psychology Department at Stetson University. Ferguson, who is probably best known for his ongoing research on the effects of...

2014-03-06 12:32:29

Additional categories added to the telecom industry's most prestigious awards program, now in its 10th year NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, has expanded its annual awards program, the 'Leading Lights,' with the addition of three new categories that recognize the importance of the communications networking industry's unsung sectors - Components, Test & Measurement and...

2014-03-06 12:23:37

Emerging, holistic systems to enable CEM-driven telcos that leverage customer experience analytics to improve customer service, increase customer satisfaction and enhance profitability NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customer experience management (CEM) is poised for significant growth this year in the telecom sector, as more operators look to deploy holistic CEM systems that use analytics to improve customer service, increase customer satisfaction and enhance profitability,...

2014-03-05 08:36:58

Understanding and Preventing Today's Targeted Threads Sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc. BOSTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech's Dark Reading (darkreading.com) and InformationWeek (informationweek.com), the leading technology media brands focused on serving both IT security and business leaders, along with Trend Micro (www.trendmicro.com), invite you to join us to discuss the important topic of cybersecurity with top industry experts in this half-day, information-packed event. Come away...

2014-03-05 08:29:48

Minimally invasive skin care treatments open up a world of options for nonsurgical cosmetic improvement, says leading Pennsylvania plastic surgeon READING, Pa., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Of the many technological advancements in cosmetic medicine to evolve in the past couple of decades, the one that has had the greatest impact is the use of the laser. Lasers can deliver impressive results to patients with little to no downtime and minimal risks, says Dr. Brian K. Reedy, a...

2014-03-03 12:28:34

More than 30,000 educators unite K-12 students in shared reading practice challenge WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If the Olympics had a challenge for reading practice, America's students would be gold medal winners! K-12 students read nearly 5 million books to set a new record during Renaissance Learning's "Read the Most Coast to Coast" event held February 28. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001108/RENAISSANCELOGO The annual event challenges...

2014-03-03 08:28:33

Celebration Focused on Promoting Literacy Around the World NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 5th, LitWorld, a global 501(c)3 literacy organization, in partnership with Scholastic, The New York Public Library, NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton, Skype in the classroom, Broadway's Matilda the Musical and Gray Line New York, will celebrate World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) in New York City. LitWorld's World Read Aloud Day is an annual day of celebration focused on closing...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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