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2014-06-25 23:00:23

A nutrition education program in low-income child care centers can improve a child’s at-home consumption of vegetables and low-fat/fat-free milk, according to a study by researchers from RTI International, Altarum Institute, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The study, published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, is the first to examine and find that a multicomponent nutrition-education program for low-income preschool-aged children and parents in a child...

2014-06-24 12:25:33

Tablet for Preschoolers Recognized for Inspiring, Educational Content and Exceptional Value CHICAGO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced its Write & Learn Touch Tablet(TM) received a prestigious Play Advances Language (PAL) Award for skill-building toys that enrich speech and language while engaging children in open-ended play. The...

2014-05-22 08:35:57

Three Developmental Learning Toys Receive Parents' Choice Awards for Educational and Play Value CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, today announced three of its products were recognized by the prestigious Parents' Choice Foundation, marking the latest accolades for the company by top toy and parenting organizations this year. The Parents' Choice...

2014-05-01 08:45:08

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many parents it's a daunting experience. It's the first day of school for their young child and the parents are about to turn over the care of their son or daughter to a vast and unfamiliar institution. The teacher, of course, does not always have much more information on the background of the new student other than a name on an official form. But we know that every child is unique. That's why parents often fear that their child...

2014-04-24 12:34:49

MIAMI, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FIU College of Education Professor Charles Bleiker has developed a program based on 15 simple activities--or games--that appears to boost preschoolers' math ability with eye-popping success. Bleiker introduced the program at Calvary Baptist Church School in Little Havana during the 2012-2013 school year. The students, all participants in Florida's free Voluntary Prekindergarten Program (VPK) and from homes in which Spanish is the...

2014-04-15 23:13:07

Too Small to Fail is an initiative to promote continual verbal interaction between parents and children from birth on. The national emphasis on pre-school for 4-year-olds starts too late for children at risk. Dr. Jack Westman demonstrates the importance of parents to the prosperity of America in his book "Parent Power". Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Too Small to Fail is a joint effort of the nonprofit Next Generation and the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton...

2014-04-03 12:34:40

College recognizes needs of young children, their families and early childhood professionals during Week of the Young Child MINNEAPOLIS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy children and families contribute to the well-being of our communities. To bring awareness to the benefits of early childhood education (ECE), Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, is partnering with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to celebrate Week...

2014-03-10 23:27:35

Preschool science experiments and fine motor skills activities have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids have a blast discovering the wonderful world of science. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Preschool science experiments are perfect for three or four year old aspiring scientists. Science experiments and fine motor skills activities have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Science experiments are fun and eye grabbing which provide perfect ways to slowly introduce...

2014-03-09 23:02:28

Fine motor skills activities and easy preschool science experiments have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids have a blast while learning essential skills. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Toddlers like to flutter from activity to activity. Fun fine motor skills activities for tots and easy preschool science experiments have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Have a blast together with the kids learning essential life skills. Discovery bottles are always fun for...

2014-03-05 16:28:35

$11.5 million federal i3 grant brings UPSTART to Utah's rural areas SALT LAKE CITY, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighteen rural Utah school districts have signed on to participate in an $11.5 million federal grant award to expand UPSTART, Waterford Institute's free, in-home preschool program, to their regions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131107/LA12431LOGO Waterford Institute, a Sandy, Utah-based research and education technology nonprofit, has signed a memorandum of...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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