Latest National Institute for Early Education Research Stories

2008-08-02 03:00:26

By McEntire, Nancy Cesarone, Bernard The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) http:/ /nieer.org NIEER supports early childhood education initiatives by providing objective, nonpartisan information based on research related to education for 3- and 4-year-olds. The Institute offers independent research-based advice and technical assistance to four primary groups: policymakers, journalists, researchers, and educators. NIEER publishes The 2006 State Preschool Yearbook, the...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.