dimmable reading lamp


Literacy Specialist Job Description

Literacy specialists, also known as reading specialists, provide a valuable service to beginning and emerging readers. These teachers are specially trained in methods that help children improve their reading skills. Literacy specialists work closely with classroom teachers to design reading programs and provide resources, and identify students in need of extra help. Education and Licensure […]



How to Read Quad Music

When drummers first begin performing in a marching band, many decide to play the quads (also known as the Multiple Tom-Toms). Quads can be a challenging and stimulating way to participate in a drum line, but you will be exposed to a new type of written music if your experience has been limited to drum […]



How to Read Lab Tests in Dehydration

Dehydration is a complex and challenging syndrome to diagnose. It can be particularly debilitating even at mild levels if it is not caught in time. Some medication such as water pills can cause fluid and electrolyte imbalances that are dangerous to the patient. Reading lab work to determine if a patient is dehydrated takes some […]



Photoshop Won’t Start Reading Preferences

Adobe Photoshop enables users to set up custom preferences so they can save time and speed up work flow. When Photoshop is launched, the software “reads” a user’s preferences before loading the program so that everything is as it should be when the user begins working. If Photoshop fails to read your preferences, you can […]



How to Read a Quickvue Pregnancy Test

Doctors’ offices often use Quickvue pregnancy tests to confirm early pregnancy results. Many women prefer to get results in the comfort of their own homes, and Quickvue kits can be purchased for home use. This test is considered 99 percent accurate. It can be taken as little as seven days after becoming pregnant. However, most […]



How to Read Common Blood Tests

At almost any checkup, we give blood samples because they’re a really good indicator for our general health. Most of us don’t have any idea what the results for the test mean. Here’s a basic guide for knowing what the results to your blood tests mean. Read your test results. Find your RBC count value […]



How to Read the Pressure on a Car Air Conditioner

A car air conditioner is a complicated component system of your vehicle. Although it does not affect the overall operation of a car, the air conditioning unit plays an important role in the level of comfort you experience while driving in extremely warm temperatures. The air conditioner does impact and communicate with other systems in […]



How to Read an Imperial Micrometer

A micrometer is an elegant device for making very small measurements, accurate to within a thousandth of an inch. With a micrometer, you can take measurements in both the standard (metric) and imperial systems, though you have to know how to read the markings on the device. A measurement line, like that on a ruler, […]



How to Read an Insulin Syringe

If you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes, or if you know someone who has, you might be overwhelmed with all the details surrounding insulin injections. However, there’s one detail that you don’t have to worry about. Reading an insulin syringe is easy, so if you know how much insulin you are supposed to inject, you’ll […]



How to Fix a PS3 That Is Not Reading Game Disks

Turning on your Sony PS3 just to find out that it no longer reads discs can be one of the most frustrating experiences for a gamer. If your system is still under warranty, you can easily send it back to Sony for free repair under most circumstances. If the system is not under warranty, however, […]



How to Check and Add Air to Car Tires

Keeping your tires at their recommended pressure will increase their life span, improve your car’s gas mileage and give you a smoother ride. Let the tires cool before checking their pressure (tires are more inflated when warm, less when cold). Remove the cap from the valve on 1 tire. Press a tire gauge hard onto […]



How to Read a Dial Bore Gauge

Dial bore gauges are typically used by machinists to measure the inner diameter of bores in motor engines. Tresna Instruments says the cost associated with bore gauges means they are often found only in the hands of professionals. If you can afford one, the speed and accuracy of a dial bore gauge can save a […]



How to Read OBD2 Codes

Since 1996, every car manufactured has been required to have an Onboard Diagnostic system by law. This system monitors a car’s performance and will alert the driver when it detects any problems. The codes can be downloaded and read with an OBD2 code reader or recorded with the help of the “Check Engine” light on […]



How to Read NFL Football Odds

There are two outcomes to every NFL game. The first result is on the scoreboard: Which team won and which team lost? The second tally is done by bettors: Which team covered, or beat the point spread? Picking winners and losers against the spread is a popular pastime. Before embarking on this adventure you must […]



How to Read GPS Coordinates

How to Read GPS Coordinates. The 27 (24 active and 3 backups) satellites making up the GPS network over earth send microwave signals at light speed to communicate positions. For years, the military has used GPS coordinates to locate people, targets, set navigation and establish meeting places. Today, people use GPS for hiking, driving, SCUBA […]



What Is a Normal Pulse Oximetry Reading?

A pulse oximeter is a medical device that indirectly measures levels of hypoxia. The device senses levels of oxygen saturation in arterial blood using spectral analysis, along with pulse rate. Generally, oximeters are accurate in measuring oxygen saturation between 70 and 100 percent. Significance A pulse oximeter is a medical device that measures levels of […]



How to Read Unpublished Books for a Living

Most people dream of being able to do what they love for a living. Making a living reading unpublished books seems too good to be true, but it is possible. Publishing companies hire freelance readers to read unpublished books to give opinions and summarize the book’s material. The pay rate is usually $25-$100 for each […]



Learn to Read Blueprints

Blueprints are easy to grasp once you’ve reviewed them. Once you have the basic experience needed to read blueprints, it’s fun to follow the schematics. Many people try to hit the books, read a website, or take a class to understand a blueprint, but you’ll get more out of these other materials if you first […]