Latest elementary school Stories

2011-08-06 00:00:28

Stepping On Up with Michael Pritchard is a new DVD series for grades 3-6. (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 As tragic incidents of bullying continue to plague the nation's schools and are amplified by the 24/7 world of text, twitter, and chat, educators have a new tool to fight the perplexing problem of cyber bullying. Stepping On Up with Michael Pritchard, a vibrant and highly engaging DVD series for upper elementary school students, offers teachers, librarians, counselors, social workers, and...

2011-07-12 07:10:00

Experienced Elementary School Leaders Offer Practical Strategies in New Book TURNERS FALLS, Mass., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The way to bring positive behavior to a school is through strong, consistent, and positive discipline. In Responsive School Discipline: Essential Strategies for Elementary School Leaders, the newest book from the developers of the Responsive Classroom® approach to elementary teaching, veteran school administrators Chip Wood and Babs...

2011-06-06 19:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At Sunday's annual benefit for LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program, more than 400 people turned out to make after school their cause at the 16th Annual Family Brunch at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The event, chaired by Mary Odell, President of the UniHealth Foundation, raised more than $600,000 and honored Elizabeth Banks, the Nederlander Organization and Pantages Theatre and an LA's BEST Alumnus, Morris...

2011-01-04 00:00:37

Homeschool Buyers Co-op offers, "Words and Their Stories" vocabulary curriculum to their members at discounted rates Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) January 3, 2011 The Homeschool Buyers Co-op, a leader in homeschool curriculum sales, announced they are offering an exclusive discount on one of their top homeschool vocabulary building curriculums, "Words and Their Stories." With the buying power of the Co-op, members will receive a 67% discount when purchasing the elementary through high school...

2010-12-07 14:32:26

Children who attend large group child care facilities before age 2½ appear to develop more respiratory and ear infections at that age, but fewer such illnesses during elementary school years, according to a report in the December issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Preschool children in group child care experience more frequent infections than do children cared for primarily at home, and the risk seems greater...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.