New, Easily-accessible AceReader Education Edition Winner of 2016 Tech & Learning Award of Excellence.

Grand Junction, CO (October 12, 2016) – Tech & Learning magazine announced the winners of its 2016 Awards of Excellence on October 5, and the new, Education Edition of AceReader made the list. The winners were decided by a panel of Tech & Learning advisors that individually evaluated hundreds of products, and they include “innovative … Continue reading “New, Easily-accessible AceReader Education Edition Winner of 2016 Tech & Learning Award of Excellence.”


Chunking to Improve Reading Comprehension

Trying to read a large amount of text, whether it be a fourth-grader encountering their first chapter book or a chemistry major working their way through the latest whitepaper, can be a daunting experience. Chunking is the process of dividing up a text into shorter, more manageable segments. This provides the reader with words in … Continue reading “Chunking to Improve Reading Comprehension”


Targeting the Young to Promote Adult Literacy

As part of the Development Lexicon Project study, scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin are currently studying how words are read by people ranging from first-graders to seventy-year-olds. The researchers are focusing on three different characteristics of a word: its length, its frequency of use within the language, and its … Continue reading “Targeting the Young to Promote Adult Literacy”


Sleep’s Role in Memory Formation and Its Effect on Reading

Sleep plays a crucial role in learning in general and reading in specific. WebMD reports that researchers believe sleep affects both learning and memory formation in two ways: 1) An individual’s ability to focus on reading material or lecture presentations to learn efficiently depends on adequate sleep, and 2) Cementing a memory so that it … Continue reading “Sleep’s Role in Memory Formation and Its Effect on Reading”


Motivating Your Students to Read

One of the big questions in education today, especially in reading, is how do you motivate your students to learn? How do you get them to put in the necessary attention and hours to master the subject? One way is to lead by example. If the students are working on a silent exercise or are … Continue reading “Motivating Your Students to Read”