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2014-08-19 08:35:40

The Concord, MA company is looking for additional K-5 classrooms to pilot its new tablet CONCORD, Mass., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isabella Products, a consumer device and services company, has launched its most recent pilot with Quincy Community Action Program's (QCAP) Head Start program where kids ages 3, 4 and 5 will use Isabella's Fable for 5 weeks. Fable is a safe, secure, browser-free Android tablet designed for children ages 3 to 10 that puts parents' and teachers' minds...

2014-06-19 10:06:31

Association for Psychological Science A moral story that praises a character's honesty is more effective at getting young children to tell the truth than a story that emphasizes the negative repercussions of lying, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The findings suggest that stories such as "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" and "Pinocchio" may not be effective cautionary tales when it comes to inspiring honest...

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2012-07-26 21:03:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent experiment modeled after Aesop´s Fable could be a window into how children´s minds learn cause-and-effect relationship. In the fable, a thirsty crow approaches a half-filled jug of water. Unable to reach through the jug´s narrow neck and down to the water, the crow drops stones into the container until the level of the water raises enough for it to drink. Previous studies have shown that some crows are able...

2009-08-19 04:00:00

COLOGNE, Germany, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alexander the Great. Genghis Khan. Queen Elizabeth I. Che Guevara. Throughout history, revolutionary leaders have taken very different paths to power, bringing about prosperity and poverty, peace and sometimes anarchy to their people. Now Microsoft Corp. and Lionhead Studios will explore the journey to rule, with you in pursuit of a kingdom, in "Fable III," the exciting new game in the critically acclaimed "Fable" franchise. The title's...

2009-04-02 14:47:00

New Light-Hearted Exhibit Explores Fables and Early-American Temptations WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The DAR Museum explores early American life through the timeless temptations of envy, gluttony, greed, lust, pride, sloth and wrath. The exhibition, "Seven Deadly Sins: Fables and Early-American Temptations," which runs from April 3 through August 15, 2009, illustrates each of the seven deadly sins using Aesop's fables and objects from the DAR Museum's collection. The...

2008-09-04 00:00:14

By Candy Williams The Theatre Factory in Trafford returns to its roots for the first KidWorks production of the 2008-09 season. "The Fabulous Fable Factory," a musical production based on the familiar works of Aesop, was the first children's show done by the community theater group in its first season in October 1995, according to Carol Connelly, artistic director. The play was performed in the basement social room of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Trafford. "Everything was so new then,...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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