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2010-09-15 17:15:45

Pre-kindergartners who spend much of their classroom day engaged in so-called free-choice play with little input from teachers make smaller gains in early language and math skills than children who receive input from teachers in a range of different activity settings.

2010-09-15 09:10:43

Most 4-year-olds would prefer play over instruction -- however, a new study shows Pre-K kids who spend less time engaged in "free-choice play" and more time in guided instruction with their teachers make greater gains in language and math skills.

2010-09-14 10:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The students, staff and families from Primrose Schools nationwide announce the donation of $195,000 to Reach Out and Read, a non-profit that partners with doctors to prepare America's youngest children to succeed in school.

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2010-08-18 08:35:00

Nearly 1 million children in the United States are potentially misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder simply because they are the youngest – and most immature – in their kindergarten class.

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2010-08-11 08:00:00

Harvard University's John Friedman discusses how kindergarten learning affects adult success.

2010-06-16 09:25:00

ATLANTA, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping to take care of the Earth now rests in some of the littlest hands in Georgia.

2010-06-08 23:01:00

NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The first report to offer comprehensive data on the impact of the recession on American children's overall quality-of-life was released today by the Foundation for Child Development (FCD).

2010-06-08 05:00:00

The Day of Service Focus Was to Foster a Positive Self-Image in Disadvantaged Kids MIAMI, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year AXA people nationwide participate in an AXA Day of Service volunteer project.

2010-05-26 14:20:00

BEAVER, Pa., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Network of Digital Schools, a management foundation providing online curriculum and management services to schools around the world, has provided access to its premier Little Lincoln curriculum to the Bless the Children Home orphanage in Guyana, South America. "When NNDS learned of Bless the Children's efforts and desires to help children learn effectively, we wanted to find a way to help," said NNDS Director of Elementary Curriculum...


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