Thousands of reasons to keep reading Stuff.co.nz People keep adding words to their vocabularies until they reach adulthood, at which point they appear to learn at a much slower rate - unless they worked in a science-related job or were...
What is broadband? That was a popular question at the East Central Minnesota Broadband Summit in February. Many of the people asking were new to the topic and were looking for basic definitions– but those of us who aren’t so new understood that the definition of broadband was important.
The definition of broadband has been used to calibrate funding mechanisms. So even though the topic is dry and wonky – the outcome is important to folks on the street, especially in rural areas, because it defines the speeds that the government (state or federal) might subsidize. For example, Minnesota is shooting for ubiquitous broadband at speeds of 5-10 Mbps upstream and 10-20 Mbps down. The National Broadband Plan is looking for 100 million homes to have access to 100 Mbps; and 1 Mbps upstream and 4 Mbps down for the rest.
Now the USDA is looking at redefining rural. They are recommending that rural be measured at 50,000 people. The Daily Yonder puts the change in succinct perspective…
Noyo's Learn Baby Learn Vocabulary App is Currently Featured in the October ... Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) Noyo, a Boston-based educational software company, has just released Learn Baby Learn vocabulary app in the iTunes store.
Want to double your success in persuading people to do as you ask? Four simple words, and even other phrases with the same meaning, have been shown to double the success rate in dozens of studies worldwide.
Wilbers: Five somewhat easy ways to improve your vocabulary Minneapolis Star Tribune If you're serious about improving your vocabulary, set a specific goal. Learn one new word a week, maintain a list and review your list weekly or at least monthly.
Library encourages early language learning Naperville Sun Learning a new language gives children more opportunities to learn and use new vocabulary words and to interact with a language in its written form.
Deseret News Texting generation: How's your vocabulary? LOL Deseret News Reading helps children learn new words that could help them understand the next thing they read. It's a chicken-and-egg scenario that self-replicates once it gets started.
This phrase means to rain very heavily but why cats and dogs Despite the fact that these two animals generally prefer to keep their distance from one another cats and dogs have been paired in expressions to evoke strife or hostility since the...
Times Higher Education Sign language standardised for astronomical terms Times Higher Education The glossary is designed to help overcome communication barriers in science and mathematics by creating signs for terms that previously had no sign...
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