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2011-10-29 13:00:00

A local preschool and day care in Coconut Creek, Providence Childrenâs Academy is currently expanding its facilities and announces the grand opening of the infant program. Coconut Creek, FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2011 Providence Childrenâs Academy, a local preschool and day care located in Coconut Creek, FL is currently opening a brand new infant room for babies from 6 weeks to 1 year old. This preschool opened its operations in July 6th 2010 and has quickly...

Classmates Influence Preschoolers' Language Skills
2011-10-26 09:10:02

Preschool children with relatively poor language skills improve more if they are placed in classrooms with high-achieving students, a new study found. Researchers found that children with relatively poor language skills either didn't improve over the course of one academic year, or actually lost ground in development of language skills, when they were placed with other low-achieving students. The results have important implications because many preschool programs in the United States...

2011-10-20 07:00:00

Crème de la Crème Preschool In Alpharetta on Nesbit Ferry road offers their students more than just great teachers and curriculums. Crème students now use Hatch® Early Childhoodâs TeachSmart® Learning System; an interactive Learning System that lives within a SMART® Board. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 Crème de la Crème Preschool In Alpharetta on Nesbit Ferry road offers their students more than just great teachers...

Image 1 - Harrisburg Preschool Program Improves Standardized Test Scores
2011-10-07 04:07:58

Continued participation in the Harrisburg Preschool Program (HPP) has led 5th-grade students to score higher on Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) literacy and math tests than peers who have not participated in the HPP program, according to the final evaluation of the HPP initiative by the Prevention Research Center at Penn State. HPP is a collaborative program involving the Harrisburg School District and Capital Area Head Start, which provides comprehensive, high-quality...

2011-10-04 18:01:55

Swedish preschools are now part of a strong culture of assessment. Young children's development and learning is documented through tests and measurement, and is assessed using a variety of diagnostic tools. A thesis from the University of Gothenburg shows how preschool teachers are also involved in assessing preschol children through pedagogical documentation. Pedagogical documentation involves preschool teachers observing and keeping a record of children's attempts to create meaning. This...

2011-09-22 12:00:00

The Luma Centerâ“ž¢ for Development and Learning (http://www.lumacenter.org) today announced that this fall it will begin offering Nemours BrightStart!, an innovative pre-reading program for young children who show early signs of dyslexia or may be at risk for reading challenges. Nemours BrightStart!, developed by Nemours Childrenâs Health System, is a specialized program for âœliteracy successâ in at-risk...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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