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2010-09-22 15:15:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainPOP (www.brainpop.com), the award-winning creator of animated educational resources, will serve as a founding outreach partner of the National STEM Video Game Challenge. The game design contest is part of the "Educate to Innovate" campaign the White House announced last week, and is headed by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and E-Line Media. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100902/NY59099LOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-07-01 16:08:33

There are 8.3 million children who are 5 years and younger living in Tanzania. With limited access to formal education, can media intervention make a positive and significant impact on what these children learn? Sesame Workshop, which produces Kilimani Sesame, the Tanzanian version of Sesame Street, recently commissioned researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in full collaboration with a Dar es Salaam-based research team, to examine the effects of a six-week...

2010-05-12 08:00:00

MIAMI, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaches Resorts, the family travel experts with four Luxury Included® resort locations in Turks & Caicos and Jamaica, proudly announce the addition of two major partnership extensions, bringing two programs to Beaches Resorts: the immediate introduction of Martha Stewart Crafts Studio(TM) at Beaches and the fall debut of Sesame Street's Big Bird as part of Beaches Resorts' extended partnership with Sesame Workshop. For nearly 20 years,...

2010-04-19 10:00:00

SHANGHAI and NEW YORK, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster and the rest of the Sesame Street gang, and BASF Kids' Lab, are taking to the stage for an interactive educational program called "Magic Map Show," which will run at the Expo 2010 Shanghai from May 1 to October 31, 2010. Brought to the children of China, and those visiting from abroad, by Sesame Workshop (the producers behind Sesame Street) and BASF Kids' Lab, the live show takes children on a journey to five...

2010-01-12 07:00:00

NORTH HILLS, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Munchkin, Inc., designer of clever infant and toddler products, today announced a multi-year alliance with Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, to design an extensive line of feeding accessories featuring the beloved Muppets of Sesame Street. "Feeding is one of the largest infant categories, and we are excited to expand our partnership to include this important segment," said Doug Gillespie, Munchkin...

2010-01-07 07:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, New York, January 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Save the environment, lift spirits, improve productivity, educate and contribute to a healthy lifestyle: Nokia (NYSE: NOK) wants 2010 to be a year of good ideas that make a difference in peoples' lives. Forum Nokia today announced Calling All Innovators 2010, an international application development contest designed to inspire creativity and change. Calling All Innovators 2010 features four categories for submissions that...

2009-12-08 06:15:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization that produces Sesame Street, today is launching its first eBook collection for its millions of young readers as it celebrates its 40th anniversary. Impelsys, a global leader in electronic content delivery solutions, will be the exclusive licensee/seller of Sesame Street eBook content on www.sesamestreet.org/ebooks. A selection of Sesame Street eBooks are now available to read online for free, with additional...

2009-12-03 11:41:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grover, the beloved blue Muppet and original cast member of Sesame Street, will join Gary E. Knell, President and CEO of Sesame Workshop, at a luncheon at the National Press Club on Tuesday, December 8, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Grover and Knell will discuss the challenges of using new and ever-changing media to keep Sesame Street relevant to today's young children. Sesame Street this year celebrates...

2009-12-03 10:49:00

New Expanded Preschool Video Portal Includes Free Full Episodes and More New Content From Popular Preschool Series -- PBSKIDS.org/video ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PBSKIDS.org today launched the newly expanded PBS KIDS video player giving free, online access to hundreds of streaming, full-length episodes and video clips from some of the most popular PBS KIDS programs -- at PBSKIDS.org/video. Funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), the player will...

2009-12-01 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprout, the first 24-hour preschool destination available on TV, on demand and online for kids ages 2-5 and their parents and caregivers, is celebrating the holiday season by welcoming everybody's favorite furry red monster, Sesame Street®'s Elmo, to the Sunshine Barn on Tuesday, December 15, 2009 from 9 a.m. - noon ET. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/sprout/36295/ (Photo:...


Word of the Day
sough
  • 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.'
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