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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...

2014-02-12 23:02:02

Trusted Publishers for Parents and Kids Team Up to Develop Tool for Kindergarten Preparation Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 It’s kindergarten registration time -- an important time for parents of preschoolers, as they are faced with determining whether their child is ready for this big step. Now parents can get the help they need with that decision with the new Kindergarten Readiness app for iPad® and iPhone®. Developed by the parenting experts at FamilyEducation and...

2014-02-07 23:23:17

Kid Orange Tech, partner of ABCmouse.com and the premier provider of interactive early learning technology solutions and services for schools and parents, is pleased to announce its exclusive strategic alliance with Procare Software, the leader in childcare management software. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Kid Orange Tech (http://www.kidorangetech.com), partner of ABCmouse.com and the premier provider of interactive early learning technology solutions and services for schools...

2014-02-06 23:26:01

Crouching Tigers is proud to expand to include Cincinnati in the areas it will now be available in. Cincinnati parents will now be able to experience the convenience of classes held at their child's daycare or preschool and the children will benefit from a program meant to incorporate self-confidence, self-defense, and martial arts into one fun package. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Crouching Tigers is excited to announce the expansion of the area they are serving to now...

2014-02-01 23:03:15

The Malvern School, a private pre-school and early childhood education program in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, will officially open its doors to students in its Marlboro location on Monday, February 3. Glen Mills, PA (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The Malvern School, a private pre-school and early childhood education program in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, will officially open its doors to students in its Marlboro location on Monday, February 3. This will be the 22nd Malvern School in...


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Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'