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2012-02-20 11:00:00

Bear Hugs and Butterfly Kisses is a family owned, “mom inspired” business dedicated to helping parents and caregivers understand their child´s developing mind and body. President, Angela Netttuno, a former Elementary, Kindergarten, and Preschool Teacher, Social Worker, and experienced mother, strongly believes “Babies and children learn by playing. If they have access to the very best developmental toys available, then that´s even better!” Alphraretta, GA...

2012-02-01 15:00:00

Mr. Rhythm´s preschool musicals and plays are ideal for children from preschool to first grade. (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 Mr. Rhythm´s Children´s Plays (http://www.mrrhythmschildrensmusic.com) has debuted as a new all-inclusive easily downloadable program for teachers to use to perform preschool musicals and mini plays for children of preschool age and beyond. All plays include music, a script, which is easily customizable to the needs of students, an invitation, a program,...

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...

2011-10-20 07:00:00

Crème de la Crème Preschool In Alpharetta on Nesbit Ferry road offers their students more than just great teachers and curriculums. Crème students now use Hatch® Early Childhoodâs TeachSmart® Learning System; an interactive Learning System that lives within a SMART® Board. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 Crème de la Crème Preschool In Alpharetta on Nesbit Ferry road offers their students more than just great teachers...

2011-10-04 18:01:55

Swedish preschools are now part of a strong culture of assessment. Young children's development and learning is documented through tests and measurement, and is assessed using a variety of diagnostic tools. A thesis from the University of Gothenburg shows how preschool teachers are also involved in assessing preschol children through pedagogical documentation. Pedagogical documentation involves preschool teachers observing and keeping a record of children's attempts to create meaning. This...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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