Latest Preschool education Stories

2011-08-09 00:00:28

From homework help and after school activities to the essential back to school supplies and fashions for every age, Dotcoms for moms' comprehensive guide has moms covered. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 With summer fading and the new school year just around the corner, Dotcoms For Momsâ“ž¢ (DFM) has launched the Ultimate Back To School Guide, showcasing the best of the web and preparing moms and their families to start the school year right. The...

2011-08-07 00:02:28

Nation's leading mobile sports and fitness program for kids expands its service area in Southern DuPage county. Lombard, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2011 JumpBunch, the nation's leading mobile provider of sports and fitness programs for children, is now bringing its services to our area. Ali Anjum, the owner of JumpBunch of Southern DuPage county, is already hard at work bringing JumpBunch to preschools, daycares, camps and your next birthday party. That's because JumpBunch is mobile "“ it...

2011-07-19 07:00:00

CHICAGO, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What do Phenomenal Finger Puppets, Read & Run, Delectable Edible Play Dough, Bubble Print Pop Art, and Math Hunt Mania have in common? They are a few of the 100 activities featured in Sittercity's Compendium of Extraordinary Knowledge. For a decade, Sittercity babysitters and nannies have been going to extraordinary lengths to engage, enrich and educate their charges in fun and creative ways -- from transforming everyday household objects into...

2011-07-18 16:02:34

Children who regularly participated in a Simon Says-type game designed to improve self-regulation "“ called the Head-Toes-Knees-Shoulders task "“ may have better math and early literacy scores. The study found that the higher academic outcomes associated with the game, which emphasizes careful listening and following instructions, does not just benefit students in the United States, but also benefits children tested in Taiwan, China and South Korea. More than 800 preschool age...

2011-07-07 09:55:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This August, 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout will launch a new multiplatform prosocial initiative, "Kindness Counts," designed to support the development of empathy in preschoolers by promoting small acts of kindness that matter big. The long-term campaign will include a series of PSAs, digital and social media components, programming tie-ins and local extensions - all targeting parents and caregivers of preschoolers - with...

2011-06-22 00:00:35

The Learning Experience in Lewis Center, OH is in the final days of construction and will soon be open. Premier child care for children ages six weeks to five years. Complete child development center with a dynamic and fun environment that is committed to quality care and education of your child. Open year round 6:30 am to 6:30 pm. Lewis Center, OH (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 The Polaris area is welcoming The Learning Experience into the community. This premier child development center will...

2011-06-19 00:02:34

Young Yogis ~ Happy Hearts in Motion ~ founder, Dr Nadia Delshad, integrates developmental psychology, social skills training techniques and family coaching methods with yoga sequences and poses, storytelling, social and emotional skills building games, music and other arts into a complete curriculum that engages the body, mind and heart in a way that honors all the ways children learn. SW Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 18, 2011 Young Yogis ~ Happy Hearts in Motion ~ is a new small SAHM business...

2011-06-09 23:47:51

Latest findings from Chicago Longitudinal Study published in Science today High-quality early education has a strong, positive impact well into adulthood, according to research led by Arthur Reynolds, co-director of the Human Capital Research Collaborative and professor of child development, and Judy Temple, a professor in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. The study is the longest follow-up ever of an established large-scale early childhood program. In...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'