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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...

2014-04-03 12:34:40

College recognizes needs of young children, their families and early childhood professionals during Week of the Young Child MINNEAPOLIS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy children and families contribute to the well-being of our communities. To bring awareness to the benefits of early childhood education (ECE), Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, is partnering with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to celebrate Week...

2014-03-05 16:28:35

$11.5 million federal i3 grant brings UPSTART to Utah's rural areas SALT LAKE CITY, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighteen rural Utah school districts have signed on to participate in an $11.5 million federal grant award to expand UPSTART, Waterford Institute's free, in-home preschool program, to their regions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131107/LA12431LOGO Waterford Institute, a Sandy, Utah-based research and education technology nonprofit, has signed a memorandum of...

2014-03-05 12:23:02

- Early Childhood Education Preschool System Joins Growing List of Franchise Partners - HOLLYWOOD, Fla., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish Consulting, LLC, a full-service national communications firm specializing in franchise marketing and public relations, announced today Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), the franchisor of The Goddard School(® )preschool system, has joined its growing roster of partners. GSI has enlisted Fish Consulting to help increase national and local...

2014-03-04 23:02:37

A swing with personalized entertainment styled for contemporary homes kicks off new collection. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Ingenuity™ introduces a new in-home product for baby which features smart-device connectivity in conjunction with the new Emerson fashion. The InLighten Cradling Swing™ offers parents the option to use their smart devices to customize music and pictures, along with lights and an electronic mobile with plush toys, to entertain baby. “Ingenuity...


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