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New Study Confirms Instructional Media Can't Teach Babies To Read
2014-02-26 07:29:57

[ Watch the Video: Can Babies Really Learn To Read? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Despite the availability of DVDs and other media products claiming to help babies learn to read, these goods don’t actually instill reading skills in infants, according to new research appearing in the Journal of Educational Psychology. “While we cannot say with full assurance that infants at this age cannot learn printed words, our results make clear they did not learn...

2013-02-26 16:23:13

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The difference between the resources available to children from low-income neighborhoods and those from more affluent communities is stark. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130226/DC66957-INFO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/DC17316LOGO-b) First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise that provides new books to kids in need, has published an original infographic based on new research by Susan B. Neuman and...

2012-09-18 06:25:17

NOVI, Mich., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning Care Group, Inc. announces today that Susan Canizares, Ph.D., will join the organization as Chief Academic Officer (CAO) effective Oct. 15, 2012. Learning Care Group is the second-largest for-profit early education and childcare provider in North America, operating more than 950 schools in 36 states, with the capacity to serve approximately 150,000 children. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120501/DE98359LOGO ) As CAO,...

2011-11-14 12:48:00

DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kids 'R' Kids Schools & Academies, one of the nation's premier providers of early childhood education services, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy to make the website's comprehensive educational content available to teachers and families through their more than 160 preschools in fifteen states. According to Terry Anderson, Kids 'R' Kids' Director of Education, the ABCmouse.com website...

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...

2009-10-14 08:00:00

NEW YORK and MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Low-income children were better prepared for success in kindergarten when their preschool teachers incorporated educational video and games from public media, according to a new study. The study, conducted by Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) and SRI International, was commissioned by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to evaluate video and interactive games from the Ready to Learn initiative, which creates...

2009-03-10 11:33:00

East Orange Community Charter School Reading Party Celebrates the First of 15,000 Donated Books WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Book today announces that East Orange Community Charter School will receive the first of 15,000 books to be donated to students through a nationwide initiative in partnership with Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC. First Book, a nonprofit providing new books to children in need, and Barclays Capital...

2008-12-03 10:27:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In her new book, "Changing the Odds for Children at Risk," Dr. Susan Neuman, professor at the University of Michigan School of Education writes, "We need to recast our priorities, to fund programs that have solid evidence of results-programs that stake their reputation on their abilities to exponentially improve the performance of at-risk children." Neuman brings a unique perspective to this effort as her life's work has taken her from...