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Ideal Approach to Teaching Reading Discussed In Latest Blog Post on Ultimate Vocabulary


New York City, NY (PRWEB) May 21, 2015

The Reading Wars have been raging for years, eReflect’s editor notes in a new blog post. Some teachers and pedagogy experts assert teaching reading through the phonics approach is a foolproof, time-efficient technique. Others argue in favor of the whole-language learning approach. Ultimate Vocabulary™ and eReflect revisit the decades-long debate in a new blog post, concluding that the ideal course of action is a hybrid approach to teaching reading.

The editor of the vocabulary builder software blog presents the contrasting approaches, discussing the benefits and limitations of the phonics and whole language methods in an effort to provide a balanced overview of both. The editor’s goal is to help teachers find a robust approach to teaching reading.

The phonics approach is grounded on the accurate use of pronunciation, spelling, and word usage, as opposed to relying on context to make sense of what is being read. The phonics approach largely rests on the explicit teaching of spelling and phonological rules so that learners have a knowledge pool from which to draw when they’re reading new words, or reading at a level above their present skill.

This approach gives no focus on context, the Ultimate Vocabulary™ editor explains. It expects the reader to draw on existing knowledge and linguistic information to accurately read and interpret text.

On the other hand, the whole language approach is more relaxed when it comes to spelling and pronunciation rules. This method puts more emphasis on context and word usage as the tool for making out a sentence’s meaning. Phonics are still taught in this approach, but they’re not the alpha and the omega, the Ultimate Vocabulary™ editor says, noting that there is a distinction between the two.

“While phonics give students a strategy and repertoire for phonetically figuring out new words they encounter, the whole-language approach equips them with a much more necessary skill: that of deciphering meaning through context.”

eReflect and Ultimate Vocabulary™, a cloud based program that offers learners power vocabulary through fun and expert-designed activities, believe that a balanced approach to teaching reading should be in place in all schools. Focusing on just one of the two will mean preventing children from making use of the whole repertoire of tools and strategies learners should have at their disposal.

To improve vocabulary doesn’t mean engaging in a single exercise or technique. To improve vocabulary quickly and efficiently, eReflect emphasizes the importance of a blended approach that uses the strengths of each method.

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For more information on how you can benefit from Ultimate Vocabulary, please visit its official website, http://www.ultimatevocabulary.com.

About Ultimate Vocabulary™

Ultimate Vocabulary provides a proven and powerful platform, built to improve anyone’s vocabulary.

The interactive self-improvement system provides more learning tools than any other program on the market, as well as more information on words.

The Ultimate Vocabulary software provides each and every user with a personal computer tutor. Providing a step-by-step guide to learning a powerful vocabulary, Ultimate Vocabulary is the learning tool everyone can benefit from.

Of course, the software is also backed by eReflect’s iron-clad money back guarantee.







NutriSaver Responds to Frequently Asked Questions About Whey Protein Supplements, And Why They Are Beneficial For People With Active Lifestyles in There New Blog Post


West New York, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 07, 2015

Whey protein contains a wide range of essential amino acids, which are absorbed quickly. However not all proteins are created equal. Some forms of protein, such as whey protein isolates might be better for people with sensitive digestion systems.

Whey Protein is one of the best studied supplements in the world. There are many brands and formulas of Whey Protein and typically comes in two major forms which are listed below.

Whey Concentrates which typically have a low (but still significant) level of fat and cholesterol but, in general, compared to the other forms of whey protein, have higher levels of bioactive compounds, and carbohydrates in the form of lactose they are 29%–89% protein by weight.

Whey Isolates are processed to remove the fat, and lactose, but are usually lower in bio activated compounds as well they are 90%+ protein by weight. Isoaltes are ultimately a purer formula and optimal for individuals who want to use whey protein for weightloss. Like whey protein concentrates, whey protein isolates are mild to slightly milky in taste.

Whey protein is absorbed and utilized very quickly in the body. Whey protein is composed of amino acids which are the building blocks of muscle fibers. It also increases the anabolic hormones that stimulate muscle growth and contains leucine, which is known to trigger muscle protein synthesis. Whey protein has been shown to be particularly effective at increasing muscle growth when consumed right before, after or during a workout, but muscle protein synthesis is usually maximized in the time period after training. The window is roughly up to 45 minuets after physical activity.

Aside from building muscle growth and strength, whey protein can also help with weight loss. Taking whey increases protein intake and has major benefits for weight loss. Protein can boost metabolism by 80 to 100 calories per day, and makes individuals that intake protein less hungry and eat less calories per day. Studies have shown that replacing other sources of calories with whey protein and combined with weight lifting can cause weight loss while increasing lean muscle mass. If you’re trying to lose weight, then consumption of a whey protein formula will help with both, losing weight and building growth and strength for your muscles.

Over all, whey protein is both beneficial for muscle growth and health, from amino acids to rebuilding and maintaining muscle strength. However consuming too can cause digestive issues such as nausea, flatulence, diarrhea, pain and cramping. A commonly recommended dosage is 1-2 scoops, which is around 25-50 grams, per serving and usually taken after a workout. It is highly recommended to follow the serving instruction on the packaging. If regular whey protein concentrate is too harsh, then Whey isolate may be more appropriate.

The top 3 Best Whey Protein Supplements From NutriSaver.com are; Muscle Tech Phase 8 , Optimum Nutrition 100% Gold Standard, and B.S.N. Syntha-6, USP Labs Oxyelite Protein and Metabolic Nutrition Protizyme.

At the end of the day,whey protein is an exceptionally healthy way to add more protein to any diet. It is a quality protein source that is absorbed and utilized efficiently by the human body. This is particularly important for athletes, bodybuilders, or individuals who need to gain muscle mass and strength, while losing weight at the same time. When it comes to muscle gain and fat loss, protein is the king of nutrients. For More information on this topic please refer to our blog post What is Whey Protein.







A New Self Improvement Blog Launch. Learn To Relax At Yourmindschool.com


United Kingdom (PRWEB) May 18, 2015

Everyone handles a certain amount of stress in their lives each day, and needs to find ways to relax. Darren Webb is a successful blogger from the United Kingdom, who describes himself as being on a magical journey, “helping others have a more stress free, relaxed life.”

Webb’s blog, YourMindSchool.com, features self-help articles that strive to help people identify stress in their lives and find healthy ways to manage it. A recent article, for example, focused on different summer activities that could help someone improve both their body and mind. Webb discussed the benefits of exercises like Cross Fit, outdoors activities like hiking and surfing, and self improvement techniques,such as meditation which certainly help learn the reader to relax.

The blog also features articles from other sources, such as an article from the blog Dumb Little Man about why adults sometimes refuse to grow up, and what to do about it. Jessica Sangmeister suggests that adults move through a three step process to identify the areas in which they are refusing to grow up, choose to change their mindset, and then make the necessary change.

As part of the ever growing self improvement industry in the western world, Darren Webb’s new blog features some of the best posts about personal betterment and empowerment that can be found on the web. With gorgeously sourced graphics, approachable and understandable language, and easily digestible information, those looking for guidance in a variety of personal situations can reach out and learn more about how to make positive life changes at Your Mind School.

While many life coaches strive to meet with their clients face to face, not everyone finds that kind of contact comfortable or feasible. By using the blog as a vehicle for transformation, those interested in Your Mind School’s philosophy of self-change can explore freely at home. Should prospective clients want more information about what Your Mind School offers, Darren welcomes contact through the blog about any topic.

Explore YourMindSchool.com to find out what it can offer, subscribe to the blog, and contact Darren Webb for more information about what he can do to help.







Related Fitness Press Releases

Health Advocate Launches New Health and Wellness Blog


PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA (PRWEB) April 01, 2015

Health Advocate™, Inc., the nation’s leading healthcare advocacy and assistance company and a subsidiary of West Corporation, today launched its new Health and Wellness Blog. The blog, available at http://blog.healthadvocate.com and through the Health Advocate member website, features timely and reliable articles to help healthcare consumers get, and stay, healthy.

“We’re pleased to introduce this new blog and make its contents available to the public,” said Martin Rosen, Executive Vice President, Health Advocate. “The blog is a great resource, providing readers with valuable health and wellness information, as well as tips to help save money on healthcare.”

Features of the new blog include:


    “Ask a Health Advocate” column, where readers can submit health-related questions to be answered by a Health Advocate expert
    Cost-saving tips and resources
    Workout of the Week and other exercise ideas
    Healthy recipes and nutrition information
    Wellness app and website reviews
    And much more

New posts, written by Health Advocate contributors, will be added to the Health and Wellness Blog each week. To submit an “Ask a Health Advocate,” question, visit the Contact Us page here.

About Health Advocate

Health Advocate™, Inc., a subsidiary of West Corporation, is the nation’s leading healthcare advocacy and assistance company, serving more than 10,000 clients, including many of the nation’s largest companies.

Health Advocate’s award-winning Health Advocacy program helps members navigate complex healthcare and insurance-related issues, saving them both time and money. We also offer a suite of complementary solutions, including Wellness Coaching, EAP+Work/Life, Biometric Screening and Data Analytics, Pricing Transparency and Cost Containment programs, among others. Our fully integrated program EmpoweredHealth seamlessly combines our services into a single, convenient solution, helping members efficiently maximize their benefits.

We also leverage the power of pricing transparency, personalized health communications and more to help members make more informed decisions and get more value out of the healthcare system. All supported by a powerful data analytics engine delivering improved health and financial results.

For more information, visit us at http://www.HealthAdvocate.com

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