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2014-04-03 12:35:28

Rock Hill And Fort Mill Preschool Children Build Robots Through Collaboration And Playful Technology Education Program CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goddard School(®) preschools in Rock Hill and Fort Mill, SC, focused on learning through play for children six weeks to six years, have pioneered a new way of teaching young children about technology via a robotics program that helps develop STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and 21(st) century skills. A...

2014-03-05 12:23:02

- Early Childhood Education Preschool System Joins Growing List of Franchise Partners - HOLLYWOOD, Fla., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish Consulting, LLC, a full-service national communications firm specializing in franchise marketing and public relations, announced today Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), the franchisor of The Goddard School(® )preschool system, has joined its growing roster of partners. GSI has enlisted Fish Consulting to help increase national and local...

2014-01-15 23:02:42

Nationwide Campaign Set to Inspire Young Minds As They Create and Build with TINKERTOY® Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 K’NEX Brands, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, is pleased to announce their partnership with The Goddard School, the premier preschool focusing on learning through play, for their TEACH. PLAY. LEARN. campaign. The TEACH. PLAY. LEARN. campaign will consist of imagining, building and playing with TINKERTOY, a classic...

2011-04-12 09:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While they may be young, they already know much more than their peers, especially about former First Lady Barbara Bush. In a novel partnership between the Malvern School--a private pre-school with 20 locations in PA and NJ--and the First Lady's 1990's radio show called Mrs. Bush's Story Time, students listened to classic children's books read to them by Mrs. Bush. Then, they participated in day-long events at their schools with lesson plans...

2010-09-14 09:13:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1981, 40% of children's time was spent in play. By 1997, that number had shrunk to only 25%(1). In the last two decades, kids have lost eight hours of free play per week and 30,000 schools across the U.S. have eliminated recess to make time for more academic study(2) - despite scientific findings that link recess to better concentration and more effective learning. This October, Goddard Systems, named the #1 childcare franchise company...

2010-08-19 11:18:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Preschoolers enrolled at The Goddard School at King Farm recently raised more than $1,550 toward research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic diseases by participating in the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® Trike-A-Thon fundraiser. St. Jude partners with preschools and daycare programs to teach children safety lessons for riding bicycles, tricycles and other riding toys, while raising funds to support the...

2010-02-02 09:00:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Goddard Systems, Inc., named the number one child care franchise company for the ninth year in a row by Entrepreneur magazine, is proud to announce it has joined the Earth Hour movement for the second consecutive year. Across 350 Goddard Schools nationwide, more than 40,000 children will help spread the message that by working together, each one of them can make a positive impact toward a sustainable future. The Goddard Schools will launch an...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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