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2011-08-10 04:45:00

DULUTH, Ga., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, is proud to announce the addition of a new course, PROF101: Adult Learning Theories and Strategies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO ) In the early care industry, many professional development instructors evolve from administrative positions and have little or...

2011-08-07 00:02:28

Nation's leading mobile sports and fitness program for kids expands its service area in Southern DuPage county. Lombard, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2011 JumpBunch, the nation's leading mobile provider of sports and fitness programs for children, is now bringing its services to our area. Ali Anjum, the owner of JumpBunch of Southern DuPage county, is already hard at work bringing JumpBunch to preschools, daycares, camps and your next birthday party. That's because JumpBunch is mobile "“ it...

2011-08-04 08:00:00

DETROIT, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Way for Southeastern Michigan today announced it has been awarded a $4 million grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service under its Social Innovation Fund (SIF) to accelerate and bolster its work in early childhood education. United Way is one of five 2011 Social Innovation Fund grant recipients. The Social Innovation Fund grant will provide $4 million in federal funding over two years and will be used to advance...

2011-08-02 15:27:00

Committed to Serving Military, Veterans, and their Families CHESAPEAKE, Va., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cambridge College in Chesapeake, a private non-profit college serving a diverse population of adult learners, has been accepted as a Yellow Ribbon participant school for 2012 by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. The Yellow Ribbon program allows institutions of higher learning (degree granting institutions) in the United States to voluntarily enter into an...

2011-07-18 16:02:34

Children who regularly participated in a Simon Says-type game designed to improve self-regulation "“ called the Head-Toes-Knees-Shoulders task "“ may have better math and early literacy scores. The study found that the higher academic outcomes associated with the game, which emphasizes careful listening and following instructions, does not just benefit students in the United States, but also benefits children tested in Taiwan, China and South Korea. More than 800 preschool age...

2011-07-05 13:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you looking for a "marketing course" or "marketing degree" today on a search engine? What an adult student finds is links to many online education affiliate sites. It takes weeks to find an affordable education program of choice close to home, work or online. That changes with the launch of Fatminds.com, a free service that enables adult students to easily find and research adult continuing education courses, both online and classroom,...

2011-06-30 14:30:00

Year Up Founder and CEO Gerald Chertavian to Lead Discussion on Workforce Development and Disadvantaged Youth BOSTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Year Up outlined an economic empowerment Commitment to Action focused on the creation of a nationwide program called the Professional Training Corps (PTC) today at Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America. The conference, hosted by President Bill Clinton, is the first CGI meeting focused on driving job creation and growth in the...

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2011-06-20 09:45:00

Five-year study says quality home learning experiences help prepare children for kindergarten Previous research says on average, children living in poverty are less well prepared to start school than children from middle-income homes. Now, new research says home learning experiences may help low-income children's school readiness. "Our findings indicate that enriched learning experiences as early as the first year of life are important to children's vocabulary growth, which in turn provides a...

2011-05-24 00:00:28

Grant Funds the Museum's STEM Kit for Teachers Program Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 Boston Children's Museum today announced that it has received a $40,000 grant from National Grid. The Museum will use these funds to create a new teaching kit designed to improve teaching and learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) among young children and their educators and childcare providers. Kits are interdisciplinary teaching units, packed with artifacts, hands-on activities,...

2011-05-13 19:32:00

FORT LEE, N.J., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association's - http://inflation.us - eagerly anticipated must see hour-long documentary being released on Sunday, May 15th, 'College Conspiracy', will expose college education as the largest scam in U.S. history. NIA's latest special video 'The Day the Dollar Died' has now surpassed 1,750,000 views in less than six months, averaging over 10,000 views per day. NIA considers 'College Conspiracy' to be its most important and...