Latest elementary school Stories

2014-04-28 08:28:58

READ 180®and System 44®All-Star Award winners recognized for overcoming the odds and improving their reading skills NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today named 13 exceptional students in grades 5-12 as READ 180(®) and System 44(®) All-Stars. Thanks to their dedicated teachers and enrollment in Scholastic READ 180 or System 44, the leading blended learning programs proven to raise reading...

2014-02-21 23:24:30

Following an article published by the Amherst Bulletin, ArtSchools.com, a directory of top art schools, discusses three ways the arts can benefit elementary school children. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 ArtSchools.com, a directory of the top art schools in the country, details one elementary school’s proposal to increase spending for art programs and discusses three ways arts education can benefit children. According to a February 4th article posted on the Amherst Bulletin...

2013-12-20 23:23:04

ALOHA Mind Math to launch a vocabulary bee for elementary school children at centers in 2014. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 ALOHA Mind Math unveiled new 2014 initiatives at their third quarter franchise meeting. One new student program being instituted is a language arts competition for elementary school children, a national vocabulary bee. “We wanted to introduce something that would offer a fun competitive environment where both kids and their families would be able to enjoy....

2013-01-16 22:16:41

Genetics plays a major role in peer rejection and victimization in early elementary school, according to a study recently published on the website of the journal Child Development by a team directed by Dr. Michel Boivin, a research professor at Université Laval's School of Psychology. To come to this conclusion, Boivin and his team tested over 800 twins at three time points: when they were in kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade 4. This sample consisted of 41% monozygotic...

Physical Education Mandates Not Enough In Most States
2012-07-06 12:20:51

Children need quality physical education to combat obesity and lead healthy lives. Georgia elementary schools make the grade when it comes to providing that education, but middle and high schools in the state don't even come close, according to a University of Georgia study. A study by UGA kinesiology professor Bryan McCullick examined the mandates for school-based physical education in all 50 United States. The results found only six states mandate the appropriate guidelines-150 minutes...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.