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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. Atlanta area kindergarteners are learning how they can make a big difference when it comes to using our resources, keeping nature beautiful, and building more sustainable lifestyles. With assistance from Idbids LLC, a Georgia-based company, kindergarten teachers are empowering a generation to care for the environment. The company has recently introduced a curriculum...

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). The 2010 Child and Youth Well-Being Index (CWI) offers data on children's well-being from the first year of the recession (2008), and includes projections for years 2009 through 2012. Chief among the findings is that, by 2010, the recession will wipe out virtually all...

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. AXA offices in communities across the country donate time and energy to local nonprofit organizations. This year AXA Advisors Miami joined the All-Aboard Educational Program at the Institute for Child & Family Health (ICFH) for a day of volunteering with our pre-school...

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...

2010-05-13 09:55:00

VILLANOVA, Pa., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's social-emotional competencies are directly related to how well they do in math and reading according to the results of a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Denver, Colorado. This research study shows a direct and significant correlation between good mental health and academic performance. The finding is based on a year-long study involving more than 1,000 public school...

2010-04-26 20:00:00

Library Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Commemorate JPMorgan Chase & Co., Foundation Funding of Literacy Programs in Franklin McKinley School District SAN JOSE, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Franklin McKinley School District and Bring Me A Book (BMAB) will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the expansion of the San Jose Elementary School Library Initiative in Franklin McKinley School District. The initiative is supported by the JPMorgan Chase & Co. Foundation,...

2010-04-22 09:20:00

Retired generals say investing in early childhood education key for strong defense JACKSON, Miss., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brigadier General Augustus L. Collins (U.S. Army, Ret.) and Brigadier General Roger L. Shields (U.S. Army, Ret.) held a news conference today at the State Capitol to call for greater investments in early childhood education to ensure America's national security for the future. They released a report "Ready, Willing and Unable to Serve," showing that...

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2010-03-05 09:45:00

Children taught skills to monitor and control their anger and other emotions improved their classroom behavior and had significantly fewer school disciplinary referrals and suspensions, according to a study by University of Rochester Medical Center researchers. Children in a school-based mentoring program were about half as likely to have any discipline incident over the three-month period of the study, according to an article published online by the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology....

2010-02-04 05:45:00

BEIJING, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (the "Company" or "New Oriental") (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China, today announced it has entered an exclusive agreement with Kinderdance, the US-based provider of dance, motor development, gymnastics and fitness programs for young children, to offer Kinderdance content in New Oriental's early childhood learning centers in China. Founded in 1979,...

2010-01-26 13:34:00

WEST COVINA, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Hatch® (http://www.hatchearlychildhood.com) has awarded a TeachSmart® Learning System (http://www.teachsmartlearningsystem.com) to Sue Weiner, a special education teacher employed by the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) at Vincent Children's Center in West Covina, CA. Weiner registered with Hatch to win during the 2009 NAEYC National Conference. Members of the press are cordially invited to a...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.