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Education Nation: Thirty Million Words Initiative

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By the age of three, children from low-income families have heard 30 million fewer words than their more affluent peers.
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Learning three languages at once - Bedford Minuteman

Learning three languages at once - Bedford Minuteman | How do you learn vocabulary? | Scoop.it
Learning three languages at once
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"When you do things interactively, it's a different brain configuration that kicks off and you are able to learn vocabulary faster," said Lee.
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Thousands of reasons to keep reading - Stuff.co.nz

Thousands of reasons to keep reading - Stuff.co.nz | How do you learn vocabulary? | Scoop.it
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...
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Definitions matter: A rose by any other name, might not get funding! | Blandin on Broadband

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…

 

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Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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Noyo's Learn Baby Learn Vocabulary App is Currently Featured in the October ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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Noyo's Learn Baby Learn Vocabulary App is Currently Featured in the October ...
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Noyo, a Boston-based educational software company, has just released Learn Baby Learn vocabulary app in the iTunes store.
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Smart Strategies That Help Students Learn How to Learn

Smart Strategies That Help Students Learn How to Learn | How do you learn vocabulary? | Scoop.it
What’s the key to effective learning? One intriguing body of research suggests a rather riddle-like answer: It’s not just what you know. It’s what you know about what you know.
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Four Words That Double Persuasion | Neuromarketing

Four Words That Double Persuasion | Neuromarketing | How do you learn vocabulary? | Scoop.it
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.
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Tips to solve 6 Vocabulary questions in CAT 2013 Verbal Section - MBAUniverse.com

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Tips to solve 6 Vocabulary questions in CAT 2013 Verbal Section
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Vocabulary questions in Verbal Ability have shifted their focus from building up the stock of words to contextual usage.
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Wilbers: Five somewhat easy ways to improve your vocabulary - Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Wilbers: Five somewhat easy ways to improve your vocabulary
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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.
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Library encourages early language learning - Naperville Sun

Library encourages early language learning - Naperville Sun | How do you learn vocabulary? | Scoop.it
Library encourages early language learning
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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.
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Word of the Day | wanderlust - New York Times (blog)

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Word of the Day | wanderlust
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The Word of the Day and its definitions have been provided by Vocabulary.com and the Visual Thesaurus.
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Texting generation: How's your vocabulary? LOL - Deseret News

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Texting generation: How's your vocabulary? LOL
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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.
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Flippity.net: Easily Turn Google Spreadsheets into Online Flashcards | Diigo

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Dictionary.com - Daily slideshow of surprising word facts!

Dictionary.com - Daily slideshow of surprising word facts! | How do you learn vocabulary? | Scoop.it
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...
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What is meaning? Semantics, semiotics, logic & the meaning of words.

A short look at how meaning works when it comes to human words and signs in general. Learn about contributions from semantics, semiotics, logic and the philo...
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Sign language standardised for astronomical terms - Times Higher Education

Sign language standardised for astronomical terms - Times Higher Education | How do you learn vocabulary? | Scoop.it
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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