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2012-01-19 13:27:19

Adults who participated in a high quality early childhood education program in the 1970s are still benefitting from their early experiences in a variety of ways, according to a new study. The study provides new data from the long-running, highly regarded Abecedarian Project, which is led by the FPG Child Development Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Researchers have followed participants from early childhood through adolescence and young adulthood, generating a...

2011-12-23 20:20:00

Kidobi adds nine children's series to its expanding library in a new partnership with Your Family Entertainment. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) December 23, 2011 Kidobi announced today a new content partnership with Your Family Entertainment AG that will bring more than 40 hours of children´s programming to Kidobi´s new streaming video service for preschool children. The agreement gives Kidobi SVOD rights to nine different series from Your Family Entertainment´s catalogue, including...

Kindergarten Friendships Matter For Boys More Than Girls
2011-11-30 10:52:22

High-quality friendships in kindergarten may mean that boys will have fewer behavior problems and better social skills in first and third grades, said Nancy McElwain, a University of Illinois associate professor of human development and co-author of a study published in a recent issue of Infant and Child Development. "The findings for girls were different," said Jennifer Engle, lead author of the study. "Overall, teachers reported that girls in the first and third grade had good social...

2011-11-11 13:00:00

Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten children who may be at risk for reading challenges can be screened for reading readiness on Friday, November 18 at The Luma Centerâ“ž¢ for Development and Learning in Malvern, PA (http://www.lumacenter.org). The Luma Centerâs screenings will identify children showing early signs of dyslexia and reading challenges who are likely to benefit from Nemours BrightStart!, an innovative pre-reading program the Center is...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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