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...build a culture of reading throughout the school and to make reading practice more effective for every student with Accelerated Reader. This program offers a feature called Home Connect that allows parents to access their child’s reading record, as well as...
Hinesville Coastal Courier
...School who received a certificate for a free game of bowling for earning five points during the third six weeks in the Accelerated Reader Program. The reward was made possible by the school’s business partner, Rainbow Lanes. In the front row from the left...
The Cumberland Times-News
...attend the pointers rotations will receive a coupon for Accelerated Reader points that can be used to double any one Accelerated Reader test score. There will be a movie room for students in attendance. For more information, contact Principal Tamie Stewart...
Naples Daily News
A trip to the dentist is much easier if you know what to expect! With sensitive and humorous illustrations, this book shows small children what happens at the dentist - from the chair that goes up and down to all the dentist's equipment. There is also information on how to look after your teeth, and a little yellow duck to find on each double page. ("... clearly explained, in an informative way, with lots of jolly illustrations." Practical Parenting) This is an Accelerated Reader title ...
Let the world's fastest reader turn you into a memory genius with this short video. Learn a list of 10 random objects in just a few short minutes, and then be able to recall it backwards, forwards, anyway perfectly.
Every wonder why you often fail to get the learning results you expect from your efforts? In this short video, the world's fastest reader explains the three levels of comprehension and how to improve your understanding of anything.
A local elementary school recently received a grant thanks to Thirsty's Party Store and ExxonMobil. The $500 grant was awarded to Forest View Elementary through the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program; funds from the grant will be earmarked toward the school's Accelerated Reader program. The program rewards students for reading by giving out "reader program" t-shirts; those shirts are awarded to students throughout the year. The shirts are designed by Graphic Arts students at Cadillac ...
http://www.goldenagestories.com/html/seaadventure/under-the-black-ensign Tom Bristol escaped a flogging that would have killed him but thanks to a marauding pirate ship he escaped. In desperation and to save his hide, he turns pirate himself! In a final pirate battle in the Caribbean, he turns on his former captors to exact his revenge. Now, he is really in for it, but see for yourself in this riveting pulp fiction video and book trailer featuring the cast of the actual Golden Age Stories L ...
Joe gets into a brutal argument with Annalee. She even gets put in verbal time out.
The rumors were true folks. Apple is staging an invitation-only Town Hall event in San Francisco next Tuesday, October 14th. It's absolutely safe to say they'll be showing off new laptops.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/apple/Apple_to_announce_new_laptops_next_Tuesday
These free programs will pimp up the abilities of your Windows Mobile.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/microsoft/6_Useful_Utilities_For_Windows_Mobile
JUST IN: China + Saudi Arabia hold billions worth of bad loans and are threatening to stop lending money to the US Govt, blackmailing the US into buying them back. "Bush said he would veto any bill that prohibited the purchase of foreign securities" WE MUST STOP THIS NOW, THIS BAILOUT IS NOT FOR MAINSTREET OR WALLSTREET IT IS FOR THE CHINESE!Full Digg post: http://digg.com/world_news/CHINA_DECLARES_ECONOMIC_WAR_Demands_700bil_bailout_from_US
...— Tiftarea Academy students, faculty, staff and friends earned the most Accelerated Reader points per student during this summer’s program the school and was awarded the coveted AR Reading Cup Tuesday. The school of 567 students accumulated 4,169 AR points...
Title III Sec. 317. "A Seven-year cost recovery period for motorsports racing track facility." ---- That's fancy talk for "Bush likes NASCAR". Full Digg post: http://digg.com/other_sports/How_Exactly_Did_NASCAR_Get_in_the_Bail_Out_Plan
The Vatican said on Tuesday the theory of evolution was compatible with the Bible but planned no posthumous apology to Charles Darwin for the cold reception it gave him 150 years ago.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/world_news/Catholic_Church_says_Evolutionism_is_Compatible_with_Bible
HTML 5 represents the biggest leap forward in web standards in almost a decade. And it may be a long way off still, but elements of HTML 5 are already reshaping the way we use the webFull Digg post: http://digg.com/programming/How_HTML_5_Is_Already_Changing_the_Web
OMG! Have you heard that huge atom smasher in Europe powers up for the first time tomorrow?
Of course you have. You've also heard it repeated over and over that the Large Hadron Collider is the biggest, most expensive scientific instrument in history and that it's going to change our fundamental understanding of the universe. Full Digg post: http://digg.com/general_sciences/Large_Hadron_Collider_Best_and_Worst_Case_Scenarios
My friend Cameron attempts voicing a nerd in our that reads true civil war stories and star wars books for fun. He also wears a "I'm an accelerated READER! NGyuhhhh!!" Shirt for fun, and plays WoW 24 7ve. His name is IAN MCLALAN P.S. HE really laughs like that P.S.S. Actually, yeah we are going to put porn in people's makilbox's. It'll be fun :D (long as we don't get caught D:)
Accelerated Reader Kickoff
kinda drunk on a rant about accelerated reader program in high school and how it sucks. my friend in the background thinks were taking pics the whole time
Because of the recent fallout over the wholesale wiretapping of all communications, the U.S. economy will continue to be isolated from international trade over fears of government insider trading and manipulations of global trade markets. The world has woke up to the Bush regime confidence scam.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/business_finance/Bush_s_NSA_program_has_Ruined_all_U_S_International_trades
Arctic Ocean sea ice has melted to the second lowest minimum since satellite observations began, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center. Sea ice melt recorded on Monday exceeded the low recorded in 2005, which had held second place. Full Digg post: http://digg.com/general_sciences/Arctic_Sea_Ice_Drops_to_2nd_Lowest_Level_on_Record_2
"How to go off medicines isn't routinely studied and remains more of an art than a science," says Jack E. Fincham, PhD, a pharmacy professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy. Here are some common reasons for stopping a medicine and what you should know before you do.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/health/Why_Playing_Doctor_Can_be_a_Dangerous_Game
Most browser implementors are quick to adopt emerging Internet technologies, but Microsoft can't or won't make Internet Explorer a modern web browser. Despite some positive steps in the right direction, Internet Explorer still lacks many important features. Its mediocrity has arguably hampered the evolution of the web and forced many site designersFull Digg post: http://digg.com/software/Mozilla_Drags_IE_Into_The_Future_With_Canvas_Element_Plugin
Strange events that Einstein himself called "spooky" might happen at least 10,000 times the speed of light, according to the latest attempt to understand them. Atoms, electrons, and the rest of the infinitesimally tiny building blocks of the universe can behave rather bizarrely, going completely against the way life as we normally experience it.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/general_sciences/Spooky_Physics_Signals_Seem_to_Travel_Faster_Than_Light
many sites that use illustrated elements in their design. It's really great how they turn out to be... the results are pretty sweet! I hope you all enjoy my selection! Cheers.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/design/21_New_Trend_Illustrations_in_Web_design
Billions of Euros have been ploughed into the construction of the largest experiment known in the history of mankind. The Large Hadron Collider (officially due to be “switched on” September 10th 2008) will eventually accelerate hadrons to energies near the 1 TeV mark by the end of this decade.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/space/What_is_the_Higgs_Boson
As teenagers’ scores on standardized reading tests have declined or stagnated, some argue that the hours spent prowling the Internet are the enemy of reading — diminishing literacy and wrecking attention spans. But others say the Internet has created a new kind of reading, one that schools and society should not discount.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/arts_culture/The_Future_of_Reading_and_Literacy_Digital_Vs_Print_Media
For an Ubuntu beginner or curious Windows intermediate user however, there’s no single, simple source of information when it comes to making your first Ubuntu installation. There’s a lot of technical jargon and sometimes unnecessary terminal commands, which I think might put some people off. Here's a simple DIY tutorial you can use.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/linux_unix/The_Ubuntu_Installation_Guide_How_to_Set_it_Up_On_Your_Own
I believe that from an architectural point of view, Windows is not the best platform for gaming. I know that many devoted PC gamers will spend a lot of time, money and effort building a PC designed to get the absolute best performance out of the components. To me, it then seems an incredible waste to then install Windows (especially Vista)Full Digg post: http://digg.com/linux_unix/Could_Linux_be_a_better_gaming_OS_than_Windows
Look for the long, near-vertical-watery-like lines attached to the U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet that is flying slightly below Mach 1 (well within the transonic flight regime). Some (perhaps all) of the white stuff, i.e., the condensation, is the formation of a cloud(s) due to the Prandtl-Glauert Singularity.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/general_sciences/Stunning_Snap_of_Shock_Waves_On_a_Below_Mach_1_F_18_Hornet
Three out of four Americans, including large numbers of Republicans, blame President Bush's economic policies for making the country worse off during the last eight years. Can we really afford to let McCain continue these same economic policies?Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/75_Blame_Bush_s_Policies_for_Deterioriating_Economy
This is my daughter Kaitlyn after receiving one of her awards. She ended up with, Apple of the Eye, Highest Accelerated Reader points in her Highest AR average in her Social Studies Excellence, Reading Excellence, and Principal's Honor Roll.....we are SO proud!!! :-)
Video Tutorial showing accelerated Reader Home connect
"When it comes to technology debacles, every major company has a few (remember the Newton?), but right now one of the top spots has to go to Windows Vista, Microsoft’s clunky operating system that has IT shops and consumers desperately clutching at XP for as long as they can."Full Digg post: http://digg.com/microsoft/Microsoft_Predicted_to_Back_Away_from_Vista
"Gibson and Stephanopoulos dwelled entirely on specious and gossipy trivia that already has been hashed and rehashed, in the hope of getting the candidates to claw at one another over disputes that are no longer news. Some were barely news to begin with." ....Disappointing SOAP OPERA version of a serious debate.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Wash_Post_The_Clear_Debate_Loser_Is_ABC
Over here I compiled a list of 7 habits that I feel someone has told me when I started out. I believe that getting into these habits will make the Linux experience more secure, convenient, educational, and ultimately more enjoyable.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/linux_unix/The_7_Habits_of_Highly_Effective_Linux_Users
Gartner analysts Michael Silver and Neil MacDonald told a conference audience yesterday that Microsoft’s Windows product is collapsing and must make radical changes to its operating system or risk becoming a has-been.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/microsoft/Analysts_Say_Vista_Will_Collapse_Yahoo_Deal_Must_Happen
A look at how Dell is really scamming Linux users into paying more for hardware and how Dell really does not want to offer Linux because they will be dumped by the almighty Microsoft.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/linux_unix/The_Great_Dell_Linux_scam
The Linux running on a Sony Vaio remained undefeated at the end of a three-way computer hacking challenge Friday at the CanSecWest conference.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/linux_unix/Linux_Declared_Hacker_Proof
Easy to read, accurate in plain language. Linux is a free open-source alternative to Windows and Macintosh. Full Digg post: http://digg.com/linux_unix/Introduction_to_Linux_3
The beta version of the latest Ubuntu was released today. The official release is on April 24, 2008.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/linux_unix/Ubuntu_Hardy_Heron_8_04_beta_is_out
The Sledding Hill by Chris Crutcher an AR Project
College kids are so frazzled they can't sleep or eat. Or study. Even spring break can add to college students’ anxietiesFull Digg post: http://digg.com/health/1_in_5_undergrads_is_constantly_stressed
very useful article,,,certainlyFull Digg post: http://digg.com/linux_unix/What_s_This_Linux_Thing_and_Why_Should_I_Try_It
renaissance place accelerated reader jackson elementary
A recap of staff development presentation in February at Sibley High School in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.
There is little doubt left in the minds of professional biologists that Earth is currently faced with a mounting loss of species that threatens to rival the five great mass extinctions of the geological past. Some biologists have begun to feel that this biodiversity crisis, this "Sixth Extinction" is even more severe, and more imminent...Full Digg post: http://digg.com/general_sciences/Earth_s_6th_Great_Mass_Extinction_is_Occurring_RIGHT_NOW
"Almost a decade ago, the federal government dropped $100 million for an Earth-monitoring satellite that never made it into space. Today it sits in a closet in Maryland. Cost to taxpayers for storing it: $1 million a year." - That's just one expense... You'll want to read more.Full Digg post: http://digg.com/politics/You_ve_Been_Had_The_Government_Is_Wasting_Your_Tax_Dollars