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2014-09-17 12:31:05

Engaging Toys Foster Love of Learning, Assist in Reaching Key Childhood Developmental Milestones CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced new additions to its extensive line of infant and preschool products. New educator-approved introductions include the Chomp & Count Dino(TM), a kid-friendly dinosaur that teaches numbers, music,...

2014-09-04 08:25:43

Leading early childhood music education expert aims to educate parents that everyone is born with the potential to learn to sing in tune PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of a new survey commissioned by Music Together LLC and conducted online by Harris Poll, reveal that 72% of parents with children under 18 years old believe that you are born either with or without the ability to carry a tune. The survey, conducted in July among over 450 parents with a child under age 18,...

2014-08-13 08:27:11

Scholastic Leads the Way in Preschool and Kindergarten Readiness with "Big Day for Pre-K" Curriculum, Preschool Magazines, Preschool Book Fairs, Free Workshops for Parents and Great Books for Babies and Preschoolers NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the release of a new policy from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which prescribes reading aloud to children starting at birth, Scholastic is kicking off the 2014 school year with an expanded and robust selection of early...

2014-08-07 12:24:58

HERZLIYA, Israel, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tiltan Games today announces a new educational initiative for parents and schools, available on both iOS and Android. It's a versatile educational program for preschool, pre-K and kindergarten, including over 30 topics and games at launch. Adaptive practice and test modules adjust to each child skill level, providing a personalized growth experience, aligned with common core state standards. Designed according to leading...

2014-07-22 12:22:12

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and the nation's top military commanders -- including Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey -- will meet here next week to support the nation's youngest heroes: children of military service members. Duncan, the Pentagon leadership, and other leaders from education and industry are featured participants at the 16th Military Child Education Coalition Training Seminar, a...

2014-06-25 20:21:38

Dance-Along Series Premieres July 14 on BabyFirst LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On a mission to get kids on their feet and dancing, BabyFirst will be moving and grooving this summer with the debut of Dance Time Boys featuring PB and Jam, the nephews of Grammy® nominated drummer Sheila E. Beginning July 14 at 7:00am, 10:45am and 7:45pmEST in English and in Spanish, it is the first original live-action dance series to air on BabyFirst, the leading baby-focused TV channel...

2014-06-18 23:06:52

Educational psychologist and author Donna Wilson, who spoke at a gathering of national and state educational leaders earlier this month, provided insights into the cognitive potential of young learners. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Aligning educational policy and practice with the science of learning, informed by brain research, can help create a positive trajectory for young children to succeed in school and beyond. That was the core message delivered by educational psychologist and author...

2014-06-12 08:33:20

Waterford Institute's Reading Program Passes Colorado State Review to Become Approved Reading Intervention Tool SALT LAKE CITY, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado State Board of Education recently approved nonprofit research center Waterford Institute's Reading Program for its advisory list of reading intervention programs as part of Colorado's READ Act, a statewide effort to improve early learners' literacy and close learning gaps....

2014-05-01 08:45:08

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many parents it's a daunting experience. It's the first day of school for their young child and the parents are about to turn over the care of their son or daughter to a vast and unfamiliar institution. The teacher, of course, does not always have much more information on the background of the new student other than a name on an official form. But we know that every child is unique. That's why parents often fear that their child...

2014-04-03 12:35:28

Rock Hill And Fort Mill Preschool Children Build Robots Through Collaboration And Playful Technology Education Program CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goddard School(®) preschools in Rock Hill and Fort Mill, SC, focused on learning through play for children six weeks to six years, have pioneered a new way of teaching young children about technology via a robotics program that helps develop STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and 21(st) century skills. A...


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