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2013-11-21 11:14:44

Teachers' daily interactions with children are crucial to making sure they're ready for school. Many state early childhood systems and the federal Office of Head Start consider teacher-child interactions when they measure programs' quality. But research hasn't always been clear about which aspects of interactions are most important to how children do academically and socially. A new study that used a novel approach to analyzing data in this area has identified which types of teacher-child...

2013-10-25 23:19:43

CCEI students have completed over 5,400 online certificate programs of study. All new and returning users are eligible for $100 off the Family Child Care Certificate. Duluth, GA (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), an online child care training course and certificate provider, is proud to announce its students have completed over 5,400 certificate programs of study online. For nearly nine years, CCEI has provided quality online child care training...

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,...

2012-04-17 06:24:03

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rasmussen College is partnering with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) for the 41st annual Week of the Young Child. Held from April 22 to 28, the Week of the Young Child will focus on bringing public awareness to the needs of young children and their families, and recognize early childhood education professionals, services and programs designed to meet their needs. Rasmussen College...

2012-02-07 15:39:00

SEATTLE and BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Talaris Institute(TM) and Teaching Strategies, Inc. are pleased to announce Teaching Strategies' acquisition of the Parenting Counts product line, developed by the Talaris Institute, a non-profit organization founded by Bruce and Jolene McCaw. Parenting Counts is a research-based family of products designed to support...

2011-11-01 05:00:00

DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited, distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care and education workforce, offers new users the trial course CCEI110A: Indoor Safety in the Early Childhood Setting at no cost in November. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111019/MM90221LOGO ) Safety in all settings is always a top priority among child care providers, educators and...

2011-07-07 00:00:28

Floridians Working In Early Childhood Education To Benefit From T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Scholarship Program, Available At Rasmussen College Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 Rasmussen College Early Childhood Education degree program students may now benefit from the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Scholarship Program, which provides scholarships for early care educators. Those who work in an early childhood care facility, in a family child care home, or in a licensed or registered after school...

2011-02-22 12:00:00

Hunger in Our Schools: Share Our Strength's Teachers Report Finds Connecting Kids to Breakfast is Vital for Academic Achievement WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two-thirds of teachers across the U.S. say they have children in their classrooms who regularly come to school too hungry to learn because they are not getting enough to eat at home, according to a national new survey released today. More than 60% of the teachers surveyed for Hunger in Our Schools: Share Our...

2011-02-07 13:35:39

A study of NYU Child Study Center program, ParentCorps, shows that parents can play valuable role in helping young children succeed despite stressful circumstances Researchers at the NYU Child Study Center demonstrated that a brief program for families of Pre-Kindergarten students attending schools in disadvantaged urban communities improved children's behavior at school. The study, called "Promoting effective parenting practices and preventing child behavior problems in school among...

2009-10-20 05:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Hatch® (http://www.hatchearlychildhood.com) announces that the TeachSmart® Learning System (http://www.teachsmartlearningsystem.com), the only pre-kindergarten educational software accredited by SMART(TM) Technologies, has been elevated to Select Level status, the highest level of accreditation granted by the SMART Software Accreditation Program (SAP). Select Level accreditation designates that a product is...