Literacy
Literacy is traditionally understood as the ability to read and write. The term's meaning has been expanded to include the ability to use language, numbers, images and other means to understand and us...
Understanding Dyslexia and the Reading Brain in Kids
Reading is a skill humans aren't born with, but schools are designed to reward those whose brains are well-wired to read, which can complicate the learning experience for kids with dyslexia.
The oldest (first) writing sistem in the World found in ROMANIA Tartaria clay tablets
The most intriguing fact about the tablets is that they are considered by many scientist the world oldest writing system encountered, older than Sumerian one. The radiocarbon dating on the Tărtăria Ta...
Is the Danube Valley Civilization script the oldest writing in the world?
The Danube Valley civilization is one of the oldest civilizations known in Europe. It existed from between 5,500 and 3,500 BC in the Balkans and covered a vast area, in what is now Northern Greece to
History of writing
We use it so much that it's easy to think that writing has always been around. But like most things it had to be invented. Watch this Young explorers video f...
Dyslexia
An NBC TODAY SHOW story on Health and the complexities of having dyslexia and correlation to successful entrepreneurs with dyslexia.
History of writing
The history of writing is primarily the development of expressing language by letters or other marks and also the study and description of these developments.In the history of how systems of represen...
History of education
The systematic provision of learning techniques to most children, such as literacy, has been a development of the last 150 or 200 years, or even last 50 years in some countries. Schools for the young ...
Literacy in the United States
Rates of literacy in the United States depend on which of the various definitions of literacy is used. Governments may label as literate those individuals who can read a couple of thousand simple word...
New literacies
New literacies generally refers to new forms of literacy made possible by digital technology developments, although new literacies do not necessarily have to involve use of digital technologies to be ...
Learning to read
Learning to read is the process of acquiring the skills necessary for reading; that is, the ability to acquire meaning from print. Learning to read is paradoxical in some ways. For an adult who is a...
Understanding Dyslexia and the Reading Brain in Kids
Reading is a skill humans aren't born with, but schools are designed to reward those whose brains are well-wired to read, which can complicate the learning experience for kids with dyslexia.
Judicial Papyrus of Turin
The Judicial Papyrus of Turin (also Turin legal papyrus) is an ancient Egyptian record of the trials held against conspirators plotting to assassinate Ramesses III in what is referred to as the "harem...
Aberlemno
2°47′01″W / 56.69146°N 2.78364°W / 56.69146; -2.78364Aberlemno (Gaelic: Obar Leamhnach) is a parish and small village in the Scottish council area of Angus. It is noted for th...
Heart of America Foundation
The Heart of America Foundation (also known as Heart of America or simply HOA) is a non-profit organization located in Washington, DC which has a national focus on providing students in need with the ...
Summer Reading Challenge
The Summer Reading Challenge is the UK's biggest reading promotion for children aged four to eleven. In 2014 it reached 839,622 children. It was started in 1999 and is run annually by The Reading Age...
Gandhāran Buddhist Texts
The Gandhāran Buddhist texts are the oldest Buddhist manuscripts yet discovered, dating from about the 1st century CE. They are written in Gāndhārī, and are possibly the oldest extant Bactrian and In...
Horapollo
Horapollo (from Horus Apollo; Greek: Ὡραπόλλων) is supposed author of a treatise on Egyptian hieroglyphs, extant in a Greek translation by one Philippus, titled Hieroglyphica, dating to about the 5th ...
Dyslexie
Dyslexie is a typeface/font designed to mitigate some of the issues that dyslexics experience when reading. It was developed by Dutch graphic designer Christian Boer while in college to help combat h...
Ian Watt
Ian Watt (9 March 1917 – 13 December 1999) was a literary critic, literary historian and professor of English at Stanford University. His The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson and Fieldi...