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Osmo, One of the Most Successful Pre-Sale Education Devices Of All Time, Launches MyOsmo, An Online Platform for Anyone to Design New Game Content
Osmo, One of the Most Successful Pre-Sale Education Devices Of All Time, Launches MyOsmo, An Online Platform for Anyone to Design New Game Content
9/18/2014 5:29:18 PM
PALO ALTO, Calif. – (September 18, 2014)— Today, Osmo , the hardware gaming device for kids that connects to any iPad, is announcing the launch of its online platform MyOsmo. Accessible at my.playosmo.com ,  the online platform enables players to create their own Osmo content. MyOsmo transforms anyone into a game designer, starting by giving anyone the …
$3 million NSF grant to combine the arts and computer science in Georgia high schools
9/18/2014 12:47:46 PM
The Georgia Institute of Technology has been awarded a four-year, $3 million grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will expand an innovative approach to computer science education in high schools across Georgia. The grant extends NSF funding of EarSketch , a project that was established in 2011 by researchers in Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture and the …
Canon U.S.A.’s Clean Earth Crew Beautifies Lakeland County Park in Islandia
Canon U.S.A.’s Clean Earth Crew Beautifies Lakeland County Park in Islandia
9/18/2014 11:17:09 AM
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, celebrated the Company’s Clean Earth Crew Campaign at Lakeland County Park in Islandia, N.Y. Approximately 150 Canon employees, family members and friends volunteered to revamp the park, which is fully accessible and designed for the disabled and their families. Participants painted picnic tables, benches and boardwalk …
Kids eat better if their parents went to college
Kids eat better if their parents went to college
9/18/2014 9:49:59 AM
Children of college-educated parents eat more vegetables and drink less sugar, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia. But it’s still not enough, the study goes on to say, as all kids are falling short when it comes to eating healthier at school. The research suggests a parent’s educational attainment, an indicator of socioeconomic status, may …
Panasonic’s “Kid Witness News” Global Competition Announces 2014 Grand Prix Finalists
9/18/2014 9:44:08 AM
Panasonic Corporation announced the finalists of its 2014 Kid Witness News Global Contest, a video education program that empowers kids to make compelling short videos about places, topics and people important to them.   The winner of the 2014 KWN Global Contest will be announced Oct. 15 at the 25th annual KWN Global Awards Ceremony at Panasonic Corporation of North America …
Trusted Insurance Advisors Inaugurates Community Charity Program in the Wake Forest, NC Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS
Trusted Insurance Advisors Inaugurates Community Charity Program in the Wake Forest, NC Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS
9/17/2014 6:27:02 PM
Wake Forest, NC – Trusted Insurance Advisors announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing awareness …
Corey Hinson & Associates Initiates Charity Campaign to Collaborate with The Early Learning Partnership and Reach Out and Read to Impact Early Literacy in York County
Corey Hinson & Associates Initiates Charity Campaign to Collaborate with The Early Learning Partnership and Reach Out and Read to Impact Early Literacy in York County
9/17/2014 3:21:46 PM
York County, SC – With a new charity program in York County, SC, Corey Hinson & Associates has teamed up with The Early Learning Partnership and Reach Out and Read to provide low-income children and families with reading and other educational resources to help stimulate developmental reactions. According to the experts at those organizations, the first 5 years of a …
Mavizon, Inc. Launches Kickstarter Project to Complete Parenteen—A Solution for Parents of Teen Drivers
9/17/2014 1:48:29 PM
Mavizon Inc. today launched a Kickstarter Project to raise funds to complete Parenteen—a device and app that parents can use to encourage responsible, safe teen driving. Parents no longer have to wonder where there child is or if they are practicing the driving skills they have been taught at home and school; with Parenteen, parents are virtual co-pilots who can guide their …
Duterte Insurance Group inaugurates Community Cause Campaign Program in Laredo, TX Area, and Debuts with Campaign for the Laredo ALS Association
Duterte Insurance Group inaugurates Community Cause Campaign Program in Laredo, TX Area, and Debuts with Campaign for the Laredo ALS Association
9/16/2014 7:02:24 PM
Laredo, TX – Duterte Insurance Group in Laredo, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing …
The Florida Aquarium Receives over $161,000 to Expand Environmental Literacy
9/16/2014 4:41:37 PM
The Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced that the Florida Aquarium will receive over $161,000 cooperative agreement for the project “Watershed Investigations: Engaging Underserved Youth in Exploring Climate Change in Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.” Debbi Stone, Vice President of Education of Florida Aquarium, will provide the leadership for this project. Ben Scaggs, …
The Dykes Agencies Inaugurates Charity Program in the Peachtree Corners, GA Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS in Honor of Late Dr. Joseph Wilber
The Dykes Agencies Inaugurates Charity Program in the Peachtree Corners, GA Area, and Debuts with Campaign for ALS in Honor of Late Dr. Joseph Wilber
9/15/2014 6:10:26 PM
Peachtree Corners, GA – The Dykes Agencies in Peachtree Corners, GA announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support …
Music Program Changes Lives & Reduces Violence in Washington DC
9/15/2014 5:20:19 PM
Guitars Not Guns® Music Program, a national nonprofit children’s music charity, announces strategic partnership with three DC based community businesses, Busboys and Poets   B&B Music Lessons and DC Guitar Lessons . Join the effort by attending a celebratory event from 6 to 8 pm on Sunday, September 28th, 2014. The location will be Busboys and Poets on 14 …
Neuroscientists identify key role of language gene
Neuroscientists identify key role of language gene
9/15/2014 4:08:14 PM
Neuroscientists have found that a gene mutation that arose more than half a million years ago may be key to humans’ unique ability to produce and understand speech. Researchers from MIT and several European universities have shown that the human version of a gene called Foxp2 makes it easier to transform new experiences into routine procedures. When they engineered mice to …
Homeschool.com Announces Their Back to Homeschool Extravaganza of Experts
9/15/2014 1:22:41 PM
Homeschool.com announces their Back to Homeschool Extravaganza of Experts . The theme of the event is “Take Your Homeschooling from Ordinary to Extraordinary”. The Extravaganza  lasts from September 15-21, 2014. Homeschool.com interviewed 20 experts in the field of education and homeschooling, and asked them for their advice on how parents can take their homeschooling to a …
The Blain Insurance Group Inaugurates Charity Program in the Eugene, OR Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Contribute to the Walk to Defeat ALS®
The Blain Insurance Group Inaugurates Charity Program in the Eugene, OR Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Contribute to the Walk to Defeat ALS®
9/12/2014 7:33:00 PM
Eugene, OR – Blain Insurance Group, in Eugene, OR, announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing …
Hallmark Hall of Fame Moves Premieres to Hallmark Channel
Hallmark Hall of Fame Moves Premieres to Hallmark Channel
9/12/2014 5:31:24 PM
Hallmark Cards today announced that new movies in its acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame series will debut in 2014-15 on Hallmark Channel . The move comes after three years of a unique arrangement under which the premieres of new Hallmark Hall of Fame movies have aired on ABC and encore presentations have aired on Hallmark Channel the following week. Hallmark Channel will now …
Toys“R”Us® Lifts The Curtain On 2014 Holiday Season
9/12/2014 4:30:16 PM
During a Special Preview Event, Hank Mullany, President, Toys“R”Us, U.S., Shares the Significant Steps Taken to Prepare for the Months Ahead; Company Announces Launch of New Rewards“R”Us Loyalty Program, Introduces Free Online Layaway, Plus “Here’s What’s Hot” and “Gift Express” Shops; The World’s Leading Dedicated Toy Retailer Focused on Making Gifting Easy for Shoppers, …
Campbell Insurance Inaugurates Educational Charity Program in the Washington County, MD Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Raise School Supplies for the Boys and Girls Club
Campbell Insurance Inaugurates Educational Charity Program in the Washington County, MD Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Raise School Supplies for the Boys and Girls Club
9/12/2014 4:14:58 PM
Washington County, MD – Campbell Insurance and Investments, in Washington County, MD announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with …
Angie Hooten-Hughes Insurance Initiates Charity Campaign to Collaborate with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis, TN to Provide School Items for Kids in Need
9/11/2014 3:55:27 PM
Memphis, TN – With a new charity program in the Memphis, TN area, Angie Hooten-Hughes Insurance has teamed up with the Boys and Girls Club to support local kids who don’t have the necessary tools and clothes to attend school.  According to the organization, many kids could not start school on time because they grew out of their clothes and didn’t have appropriate attire to …
Designers Insurance Agency Continues Its Community Program in North Virginia, This Time Introducing a Charity Campaign To Provide Scholarship for Low-Income Children to Attend a Child Development Center
Designers Insurance Agency Continues Its Community Program in North Virginia, This Time Introducing a Charity Campaign To Provide Scholarship for Low-Income Children to Attend a Child Development Center
9/11/2014 3:33:48 PM
North Virginia – With a new charity campaign in North Virginia, Designers Insurance Agency looks to offer financial assistance to local families through a scholarship program with the Annandale Christian Community for Action.  This scholarship program will allow low-income families to keep their children attending the developmental programs at ACCA, so they don’t have to …