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Factoid Friday: Illiteracy Costs Society $17 Billion

Posted on 11/09/2012 10:37:06 AM

Since 1983, more than 10 million Americans reached the 12th grade without having learned to read at a basic level. In the same period, more than 6 million Americans dropped out of high school altogether. – A Nation Still at Risk, U.S. Department of Education, 1999 We often quote the statistic that ...

Write an Essay: Choose A Topic

Posted on 11/09/2012 10:34:03 AM

Are you looking for some assistance with essay writing? Have you been running from one source to another stating ‘help me write an essay’ please! ? In such a scenario, you have two different choices, either you can opt for a professional writing service or you can try on your own to manage ...

Karur Vysya Bank Recruitment 2013 - Clerks - Project 2012 - 2013

Posted on 11/09/2012 05:07:06 AM

Karur Vysya Bank was started in the year 1916 in Karur, then a small textile town with a vast agricultural background, by two illustrious sons of the soil – Sri M.A. Venkatarama Chettiar and Sri Athi Krishna Chettiar. Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) invites applications for the appointment of clerical cadre ...

LAVA: Helping your kid build social skills

Posted on 11/08/2012 01:59:45 PM

     When we think of students struggling in school we often think of those who struggle with math, reading or comprehension and not those who are lonely, friendless or ostracized. As our collective goal is to prepare students for life, these oft forgotten students need our ...

Special Fonts Help Dyslexics Accommodate

Posted on 11/08/2012 04:45:25 AM

One of the challenges that many dyslexics face in their daily activities is reading certain font types.  Last year, New Hampshire-based mobile app designer Abelardo Gonzalez created a font that makes reading typeface for Dyslexics easier. The font ...

Case Study: Francis and the fire-breathing dragon!

Posted on 11/08/2012 04:44:48 AM

7 year old Francis is dyslexic. Testing had revealed significant phonological and auditory processing problems and a shockingly low working memory capacity. What the test did not measure, was his terror when it came to reading a book. Daily intervention for Francis’ reading and writing at ...

Education makes for a stronger future

Posted on 11/06/2012 03:14:31 PM

Building  financial stability for himself and his family was the only thing on Ray’s mind, so when he saw the opportunities passing him by for promotion because he fell short of the needed qualifications, he decided that it was time to do something about it. Our future is measured by our ability ...

Does being bilingual cause dyslexia?

Posted on 11/06/2012 05:44:27 AM

Interview with François Grosjean, an expert on bilingualism 1. As a professor of psycholinguistics, what can you tell us about how many people it is estimated are bilingual in the world? Is bilingualism more common than we might thing in places like the UK and US?  It is estimated by most ...

Famous Dyslexics: Will Smith

Posted on 11/02/2012 06:32:38 AM

Will Smith always talks about how much he loves living and laughing. And with a long list of movie credits to his name like Men in Black, Pursuit of Happyness, I am Legend and of course his breakthrough television show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, perhaps it’s not surprising ...

Case Study: Andrew’s journey from constant struggle to continual success…

Posted on 10/31/2012 07:19:15 AM

Lyn can remember how when her son was at nursery, he was observed as being one of the most promising children in his class. Indeed, Andrew was progressing incredibly well in all areas and staff often commented on how bright he was. Then, he went to school…. From age 5 onwards Andrew’s ...

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