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2011-05-24 00:00:28

Grant Funds the Museum's STEM Kit for Teachers Program Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 Boston Children's Museum today announced that it has received a $40,000 grant from National Grid. The Museum will use these funds to create a new teaching kit designed to improve teaching and learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) among young children and their educators and childcare providers. Kits are interdisciplinary teaching units, packed with artifacts, hands-on activities,...

2011-05-15 00:02:35

Smarter Toddler's First TV Ad Features a Unique Color Experiment Which Combines Art and Science. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 Smarter Toddler's first TV Ad was filmed at the New York City mid-town school location. In the 30 second spot, some of the children are seen experimenting with color using eye droppers and magnifying glasses to discover the changes that occur when primary colors are blended together. "Smarter Toddler's teachers are some of the best teachers in New York City,"...

2011-05-15 00:02:32

Childcare Network is a leading provider of early care, preschool, and school-aged programs. It is the fifth largest private child care provider in the United States consisting of over 160 schools in nine southern states. Columbus, GA (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 Childcare Network, a leading provider of early care, preschool, and school-aged programs, announced the acquisition of five child care centers from The Learning Centers of Little Rock, Inc. ("TLC") effective April 29, 2011. The acquired...

2011-05-10 13:30:00

Retired PA generals cite poor educational achievement as a threat to national security, say cuts to pre-k programs in Pittsburgh could worsen problem PITTSBURGH, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military service is out of reach for the vast majority of young adults in Pittsburgh, according to a new report released today by MISSION: READINESS, a national security nonprofit group composed of more than 200 retired generals and admirals, including ten from Pennsylvania. Called Unable...

2011-04-25 14:50:00

More than 600 law enforcement leaders sign letter supporting early care and education, proven way to reduce crime and lower prison costs WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 600 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors and other law enforcement leaders in all 50 states delivered a letter to Congress, urging them to reject proposed cuts to early care and education programs as they continue intense negotiations over the federal budget. In the letter, the law...

2011-04-13 00:00:29

Budget Woes Threaten Children's Futures and Put Proven Early Identification and Treatment Services at Risk Chicago (Vocus/PRWEB) April 12, 2011 At a time when states are tightening their budget belts and evaluating funding for early childhood services and care, Easter Seals wants to make certain the nation's youngest children aren't robbed of their chance to a strong start in life. That's why, today, the non-profit disability services organization is launching Make the First Five...

2011-04-13 00:00:27

Valley Forge Educational Services (http://www.vfes.net), a leading expert in educational solutions for young children, adolescents and pre-21 adults, announced today improved research-based early learning programs and a new website for parents of children with developmental and learning challenges. The Luma Centerâ“ž¢ for Development and Learning at Valley Forge Educational Services offers families resources and support in developing educational and therapeutic...

2011-04-06 17:03:00

DULUTH, Ga., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, is proud to announce the addition of a new course, Bullying in the Preschool Environment. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO ) Bullying is one of the most concerning social interactions facing children and schools today. While the media picks up stories of bullying in high...

2011-03-17 06:50:00

MIAMI, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Manhattan mom is suing her 4-year-old daughter's New York preschool, claiming that the school didn't deliver on its promise to prepare her daughter for testing that would set the girl on a course for the Ivy League. Is this mom being ridiculous in her claims? Kindergarten testing expert Karen Quinn says that New Yorkers take their preschool test prep very seriously. How their kids score will mean the difference between getting a great education and a...

2011-03-16 08:33:00

WASHINGTON, and NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With Hispanics comprising more than twenty percent of the public school population, the White House is focusing on Hispanics, declaring that, "to meet national goals for improving academic achievement, success of the Hispanic community is key." To explore the state of Hispanic education and bring this message to Spanish speaking America, the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics is partnering with Spanish...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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