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2014-09-17 12:24:53

New video-based learning courses and on-the-go accessibility help students master new coding languages faster and easier PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Treehouse, an online education platform that teaches anyone how to code, today expanded its learning platform with the release of new Swift programming courses and an Android application, both currently available to all students. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140313/NE82370LOGO "Programming languages and the ways in...

2014-08-15 20:21:26

Kids' Mobile Games Developer TribePlay develops pet game specifically for kids, with no in-app purchases SHANGHAI and CHENGDU, China, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Panda creator and leading kids' app developer TribePlay released a new game on August 14 titled Dr. Panda & Toto's Treehouse for iOS and Android devices. The game is a virtual pet simulator, and one of the first designed especially for children. The game gives kids a freshly-hatched turtle named Toto to care...

2014-06-25 12:36:38

Through Partnerships with Workforce Investment Boards, Community Organizations and Employers, Code­-to-­Work Commitment Focuses on Filling 150,000 Coding Jobs by 2018 DENVER, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at Clinton Global Initiative America 2014 (CGI America), Treehouse launched the next phase of its national Code-­to­-Work initiative with a public Commitment to Action to train 150,000 U.S. workers for rewarding, in-­demand coding careers by the year 2018. This Digital...

2014-06-04 08:40:54

Platform Aims to Move Students out of the Classroom, into Careers PORTLAND, Ore., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Treehouse, an online education platform that teaches anyone how to code, today launched its Code-to-Work initiative with a new Career Resources Center to help its students land a new technology job, launch their own computer-based career or advance their current profession. The career resources page is now available to all Treehouse students at...

2014-03-13 08:34:31

New "Workspaces" Editor and "How to Make a Website" Course Allow Students to Start Coding with Just One Click PORTLAND, Ore., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Treehouse, an online education platform that teaches anyone how to code, today launched a completely revamped beginner course that teaches students how to create their own website from scratch. Central to the new "How to Make a Website" class is Treehouse's new innovative code-editing environment called Workspaces. The integrated editor...

2012-04-27 23:03:33

Western Washington autobody shops have successful clothes and toy drive for foster children Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Last winter Puget Sound CARSTAR Auto Body Repair held a holiday donation drive to provide clothes and toys to foster children at Treehouse for Kids. Puget Sound CARSTAR locations, including Collision Clinic CARSTAR of Edmonds, acted as drop-off sites for the donations and displayed giving trees that allowed donors the option to pick a tag and shop for a specific...

2009-09-10 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Kyle's Treehouse, a community dedicated to empowering all people touched by autism to make effective choices, announces its Fashion for Autism Campaign, an unprecedented weeklong celebration of creativity and education in honor of autism treatments. September 10-18 join Alternative Apparel, Marc Jacobs, Neiman Marcus, Cole Haan, Bobbi Brown, Vosges Haut Chocolat and fellow engaged activists and creatives as they collectively inaugurate Fashion for Autism...

2009-04-08 11:00:00

150 Stories. One community of hope. PHILADELPHIA, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Kyle's Treehouse -- an online resource for families living with autism, announces their new initiative for Autism Awareness Month: Autism151, 150 stories of hope, strength and inspiration. Autism151 focuses on the positive side of the autism experience by creating a single location where families can share stories of strength, inspiration and success with one another, giving them even more reasons to hope. 1 in...

2009-03-25 06:00:00

Kyle's Treehouse prepares for Autism Awareness Month in April PHILADELPHIA, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Kyle's Treehouse, a website dedicated to empowering all people touched by autism to make effective treatment choices, rolled out a soft launch of its new Web 2.0 site and at the six-month point its users have declared the new format and social media tools a success. The site's main mission is to encourage sharing of information and experiences, primarily around treatment options, the...

2008-07-20 12:00:26

By Teri Maddox, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Jul. 20--A fawn sleeps in a pet carrier and drinks formula from a baby bottle. A bald eagle exercises its wings in a giant flight cage. Wood ducks swim in a plastic kiddie pool. A groundhog pokes its head out of an igloo-shaped doghouse. Some of the sights at TreeHouse Wildlife Center in Brighton are surreal, particularly for first-time visitors. The stories behind the birds and animals are pretty amazing, too. "When (the groundhog)...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'