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2014-09-29 23:03:22

TopTenReviews.com, the trusted review and rate website, offers a comprehensive assessment of Ultimate Spelling™, praising its progress tracking feature among many other tools and resources. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Spelling program Ultimate Spelling™, produced by eReflect, was praised by the Top Ten Reviews editors in their recent assessment of the program’s capacities and features. Ultimate Spelling, a spelling bee software for children and adults, is a...

2014-09-10 23:02:05

eReflect alerts its audience to the latest words that are pleading for proper and official status in the English language, such as the words “cleptopenia” and “brofessional.” New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Urban slang is a place where creativity, wit, and imagination abound. eReflect pays tribute to the resourcefulness that informs today’s youth and shares with the Ultimate Spelling™ blog readers a list of words that are currently defined as "urban...

2014-08-17 23:00:43

Spelling bee competitions are not for schoolchildren only, it can be as big a challenge for adults as for kids - and as fun, too. eReflect shares some news to confirm that spelling bee competitions are appropriate for all ages, and a good competitive sport for children and adults alike. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 People associate spelling and learning to spell with school lessons, and children struggling to spell “accommodate” and “knew” correctly. eReflect asserts...

2014-08-09 23:00:38

Many parents want to shop for their children’s school supplies early on while the selection is good and the prices are competitive. eReflect offers saving tips for all parents who want to give their children everything they need for school, but without costing them an arm and a leg. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 Parents tend to get anxious about their children’s ever-growing list of required school supplies. eReflect, creator of Ultimate Spelling™, a program that shows...

2014-05-30 00:21:30

Co-Champions Declared for First Time Since 1962 NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sriram Hathwar, a 14-year-old speller from Painted Post, New York, and Ansun Sujoe, a 13-year-old speller from Fort Worth, Texas, were declared co-champions of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee tonight. The declaration of co-champions came after round 22, when Hathwar spelled "stichomythia," which is defined as "dialogue especially of altercation or dispute delivered in...

2014-05-22 16:24:28

CINCINNATI, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The stage is set for the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee -- when the eyes of the nation will look to young spellers vying for the coveted title of champion. The Bee will take place May 27, 28 and 29 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. "The Scripps National Spelling Bee is one of America's most enduring celebrations of academic excellence. It's a great American tradition," said Paige Kimble, executive...

2014-04-08 08:28:07

CINCINNATI, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's largest and longest-running educational program is collaborating with the world's largest software company. Today, the Scripps National Spelling Bee named Microsoft Corp. the Official Technology Champion of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee. "Like the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Microsoft is deeply committed to supporting educators and educational programs. In fact, since 2003, Microsoft has partnered with educators to impact...

2014-03-31 08:26:47

HOUSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After competing in 12 rounds with fifty-five total spellers from 42 Texas counties, co-champions, Shobha Dasari, a seventh grader at Pearland Junior High School West in Pearland ISD and Syamantak Payra an eighth grader at Westbrook Intermediate School in Clear Creek ISD, were awarded co-champion titles from the Houston Public Media Spelling Bee, for the second year in a row. The two spellers will advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, May...

2014-03-14 23:26:03

More than $70,000 raised during the event. Record sent in the amount of 'bribe' money to teams provided by individuals and community organizations. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s kids, once again set a record at the 11th annual Spelling Bee held at Wooly’s on March 6. This event, having raised more than $750,000 in its first 10 years brought in more than $70,000 this year. “Orchard Place is lucky to have so much...

2014-01-29 23:20:26

A handpicked collection of picture books is now available on the official Ultimate Spelling™ website. Parents can check the collection and decide which books to start reading with their toddlers and young children. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 eReflect, parent company of Ultimate Spelling™ software, has just published a handpicked selection of its top six recommended picture books for ages 1 to 17. The list was composed after careful consideration of many picture books,...


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