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2010-04-22 09:20:00

Retired generals say investing in early childhood education key for strong defense JACKSON, Miss., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brigadier General Augustus L. Collins (U.S. Army, Ret.) and Brigadier General Roger L. Shields (U.S. Army, Ret.) held a news conference today at the State Capitol to call for greater investments in early childhood education to ensure America's national security for the future. They released a report "Ready, Willing and Unable to Serve," showing that...

2010-04-12 06:00:00

BEIJING, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Zinch.com, the social network connecting high school and college students with educational and scholarship opportunities, announced the launch of a comprehensive Chinese-language website, and associated services, to help Chinese students choose American undergraduate and graduate programs - and to help American Admissions Officers find the best-fit Chinese candidates. The new site can be found at www.zinch.cn. Almost 100,000 Chinese students are now...

2010-04-12 07:00:00

DULUTH, Ga., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- During NAEYC's 2010 Week of the Young Child, child care staff can access CCEI's professional development library, at no cost. In the United States, an estimated 550,000 staff members provide early care and education to 2.4 million young children in child care centers. Many of these child care staff lack the education and training necessary to provide high-quality care. Studies have shown that children receiving high-quality early care perform better in...

2010-01-26 13:34:00

WEST COVINA, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Hatch® (http://www.hatchearlychildhood.com) has awarded a TeachSmart® Learning System (http://www.teachsmartlearningsystem.com) to Sue Weiner, a special education teacher employed by the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) at Vincent Children's Center in West Covina, CA. Weiner registered with Hatch to win during the 2009 NAEYC National Conference. Members of the press are cordially invited to a...

2010-01-05 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of post secondary education services, today announced that data about its academic institutions - Ashford University and University of the Rockies - is now available online at www.collegechoicesforadults.org. Ashford University offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs online and on campus in Clinton, Iowa. University of the Rockies is a graduate school specializing in psychology...

2009-12-21 08:00:00

Initiative to Help Youth Prepare for College Scores High in U.S. News & World Report List BOSTON, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Early College High School Initiative, a national network of 201 schools in 24 states where underrepresented high school students can earn a high school diploma and a college degree, had 10 percent of its schools named to the U.S. News & World Report annual list of America's Best High Schools. Based on the results of the most recent graduating...

2009-12-02 09:24:00

DULUTH, Ga., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- December is "Read a New Book Month" and ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) offers all child care staff the opportunity to learn about the importance of promoting literacy in the early childhood classroom by completing CCEI330 - Books and Beyond: Language Development in Young Children, at no cost! This one-clock-hour online course provides early childhood professionals with information on the importance of promoting and developing language skills, the...

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2009-11-23 12:45:00

A new study has doubled previous estimates of time spent watching TV by children in home-based child care settings. Writing in the December 2009 issue of Pediatrics, lead author Dr Dimitri A. Christakis, director of the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development at Seattle Children's Research Institute and professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, found that many youngsters in child care facilities are spending more than twice the amount of time in...

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2009-11-03 10:40:00

According to research from the University of Gothenburg, a preschooler's gender determines how he or she is treated and responded to in play and learning activities, and when the children's possibilities become expanded, it is usually a result of the children's and not the teachers' initiative. The Swedish preschool curriculum requires promotion of gender equality, but researchers at the University of Gothenburg's Department of Education, who performed gender analysis of 114 video sequences...

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...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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