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2014-06-18 23:09:44

Membean, Inc., a provider of “durable learning” educational products, invites all AP English teachers, coordinators, counselors and administrators to booth #325 at the AP Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA to learn about how Membean is reinventing the teaching of English vocabulary. Beaverton, OR (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Membean, Inc. (http://membean.com) will be exhibiting in booth #325 at the AP Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA July 9 - 12, 2014. All AP English teachers,...

2014-06-17 12:52:24

University of Chicago Examining factors such as how much children gesture at an early age may make it possible to identify and intervene with very young children at risk for delays in speech and cognitive development, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Chicago. The research by leading early learning scientists looked at children from a wide variety of backgrounds, including those from advantaged and disadvantaged families, and those who had suffered brain...

2014-05-10 23:00:34

i-recall systems limited’s new suite of innovative language learning apps helps people learn French, German, Spanish and Swedish anytime and anywhere. Each app includes a vocabulary of 2000 of the most common words in the target language, features both random and category-based flashcards to help boost memory and knowledge, while making the learning process simple, easy, fun and fast. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 People of all ages who want to learn French, German, Spanish and...

Moms Using Picture Books To Expose Toddlers To Rich Information About Animals
2014-04-23 11:53:19

University of Waterloo Children hear as much sophisticated information about animals when parents read picture book stories about animals as when they read flashcard-type animal vocabulary books, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. “Marketers tell parents and educators that vocabulary books are more educational, so picture books are often dismissed as being just for fun,” said the study’s author, Professor Daniela O’Neill. “But our findings show that...

2014-04-07 23:26:08

Recently, LenoRF, a distinguished electrical equipment factory, has unveiled its new designs of discounted SMA Female connectors. (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Recently, LenoRF, a distinguished electrical equipment factory, has unveiled its new designs of discounted SMA Female connectors. The new connectors from the company are now available at low prices, up to 30% off. The promotion will end on April 18, 2014. In fact, the company’s online store is the go-to source for worldwide...

2014-03-18 23:30:20

Ballard & Tighe, Publishers releases Word Raider: Quest - a learning game that teaches academic language and vocabulary using animation and picture-based problems to support its listening, speaking, reading, and writing exercises. The combination of linguistic and non-linguistic activities, game-based learning, and live-graded assignments work to engage students while enabling deeper understanding and retention. Brea, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Ballard & Tighe, Publishers announced...

2014-02-27 23:04:35

eReflect discusses word etymology in a recently-published blog post, and traces the origin of the English language by looking at worldwide word maps and linguistic history. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 In-depth vocabulary knowledge involves more than simply knowing a word’s meaning and being able to put it in a sentence correctly. eReflect explains how vocabulary knowledge is multifaceted, and includes learning many more nuances about words, such as synonyms, antonyms,...

2014-02-24 23:04:31

Words can astonish, cause tears, or send shivers down a person's spine. Ultimate Vocabulary™ shares three words with its blog readers that make many people tremble with fear: geophagia, trypophobia, and pervicacious. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Vocabulary knowledge is an essential aptitude that makes a person's professional and personal life better. While most people focus on simple words because of their functionality and usefulness in daily life, other people...

2014-02-24 23:00:17

Learning German language could be now fun and inexpensive with Fun Easy Learn German learning app available on the Google Play store for free. Chisinau, Moldova (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Fun Easy Learn is now offering their simple, intuitive and feature-rich German language learning app for free. People interested in learning the language in a simple and fun manner can download the Learn German 6000 Words app from the Google Play Store. The app contains a vocabulary of 6000 German words...

2014-02-20 23:28:45

Everyday English Speaking Course designed by Shayna Oliveira is the latest course that helps people learn important phrases for social English, so that they can interact with other English speakers confidently and successfully. A full review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if Everyday English Speaking Course is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Everyday English Speaking Course is the latest program that will teach learners practical English in the context of...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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