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2013-02-23 23:02:24

A recent and very detailed Ultimate Vocabulary software review gives the software a number one ranking, despite a minuscule audio glitch. Comparing Ultimate Vocabulary and all the rest of the products reviewed, Ultimate Vocabulary still comes out on top eReflect the developer of the software revealed. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2013 A renowned review portal gave Ultimate Vocabulary an outstanding 9.8/10 review for its engaging and effective features. The well-known and popular...

2013-02-16 23:02:29

Could it really be possible for robots to replace teachers in teaching the English language and get better results from the children? According to the experiment conducted by Shizuko Matsuzoe and Fumihida Tanaka of the University of Tsukuba, Japan, the answer would be “yes.” New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 17, 2013 Modern technology continues to expand the possibilities for vocabulary research, and in the Tsukuba study, the researchers took full advantage of this fact. For...

2013-02-01 23:00:40

Ultimate Vocabulary developers emphasize how the word-part technique can greatly assist learners´ efforts for expanding their vocabulary. Ultimate Vocabulary endorses this technique as a highly effective tactic, especially for ESL learners. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 02, 2013 Today, Ultimate Vocabulary software makers eReflect announced the importance of a new vocabulary expansion technique known as “word-part technique.” A University of Wellington study first...

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2013-01-17 09:30:52

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new research study at Concordia University indicates that for kids growing up in bilingual homes, language mixing can present short-term challenges for language acquisition and long-term benefits for cognition. In the project, the scientists discovered that bilingual parents often participate in language mixing, where elements from two languages are found in the same sentence. The team of investigators found that language...

2012-12-06 12:25:08

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) report card focuses on how well students are able to use words to gain meaning from the passages they read. Although previous NAEP reading assessments included vocabulary questions, the 2009 assessment was redesigned to provide a new, systematic way of more fully measuring and reporting how students' understanding of word meanings in the context of the passage impacts reading...

2012-10-21 04:04:12

Ultimate Vocabulary stated today its endorsement of library initiatives that practically facilitate ESL learners´ efforts. The introduction of ESL book clubs, just like the one introduced by the Guelph Public Library in Ontario, Canada, is a welcomed and much-needed initiative; contributing greatly to the integration of non-native citizens of English speaking countries, Ultimate Vocabulary announced. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 Book clubs exclusively aimed at ESL...

2012-10-07 23:02:48

New rules to support English language learners in Albany, New York are going into effect. Charter schools will have to significantly increase their enrollment of high need learners or faced being shut down. Ultimate Vocabulary, a leader in vocabulary building software, could not be more pleased and excited about this new mandate. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 As reported in the Albany Times Union, under a new two year state law, charter schools in the Albany area will be forced...

2012-09-19 10:27:36

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TIME Magazine has named Vocabulary.com one of the 50 Best Websites of 2012. The list, which was released by TIME on Tuesday, September 18, salutes new websites and services that are "useful, entertaining, innovative or just plain addictive." Vocabulary.com is one of just four educational websites to be named on TIME's list. TIME's write-up of Vocabulary.com focuses primarily on The Challenge - an adaptive learning system that provides each user...

2012-09-14 23:03:53

The Kent State University study has revealed that readers can expand their vocabulary through incidental vocabulary acquisition, announces Ultimate Vocabulary. Incidental vocabulary acquisition occurs when readers encounter unfamiliar words in their day to day reading. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 15, 2012 A study by Dr. Jocelyn Folk, associate professor at Kent State University, has shown that when skilled readers encounter new words within a text, they are able to come away with...

2012-08-29 23:01:39

The creators of Ultimate Spelling software have announced that they are excited about the upcoming seminar on “Teaching Spelling and Vocabulary Digitally.” The seminar, which is being organized by SqoolTechs, LLC, will be held on November 9, 2012 at the Gala Event Center in Union, Missouri. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 SqoolTechs, LLC, a Missouri based educational technology company, is currently organizing a seminar on the use of digital technology in teaching...