Latest Early childhood education Stories

2013-05-09 23:28:02

Pyxwise Software is pleased to announce that Simplex Spelling Phonics 2 - Syllables and Simplex Spelling Phonics - Advanced Phonograms have both been honored with a 2013 Academics´ Choice Smart Media Award, a prestigious seal of educational quality, reserved only for the best mind-building media and toys. The independent Academics´ Choice Awards program and its seal of excellence are recognized worldwide by consumers and educational institutions as a mark of genuinely effective...

2013-04-16 15:38:33

ParentCorps, Developed at NYU Langone, Holds Promise for Addressing Achievement Disparities An innovative program that supports parents and teachers of public school pre-kindergarten students improves early academic achievement, according to a new study published in the April 15 online edition of Pediatrics. In a five-year study of 1,050 minority pre-kindergarten students from disadvantaged neighborhoods in New York City, NYU Langone researchers found that ParentCorps, a family-focused,...

2013-03-28 23:02:06

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Integration Dysfunction, and a variety of other developmental disabilities are making tremendous gains with the use of the right technology at Abilities First Preschool in the Hudson Valley region of New York State. Wappingers Falls, New York (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 When Abilities First opened its Little Red Schoolhouse back in 1962, little did anyone know that education would one day be transformed by technology, particularly for children with...

2013-02-27 23:01:19

Educational First Steps is a North Texas non-profit dedicated to improving the quality and availability of early childhood education for economically disadvantaged children. On February 16, EFS hosted its Annual Conference & Early Childhood Symposium with keynote speaker former Texas State Senator Florence Shapiro at the Sheraton Dallas, connecting teachers, directors and other early childhood professionals with experts in the field, presenting awards and providing a forum for...

2013-02-21 23:01:07

Fantastically messy pasta art ideas and many more colorful preschool art activities have been released on Kids Activities Blog this month. These ideas mix art with math and make for fun filled times that sneak in learning at the same time. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 Pasta art is a preschool art tradition. To have fun with pasta art at home is simple. Materials needed are trays of paint, sturdy paper, cardboard, or Bristol board, and a variety of cooked pasta. Instructions...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'