Arcadia Stands Tall, While Resources Fall Short

Arcadia Stands Tall, While Resources Fall Short JAMAICA SCHOOL PROFILES 2012/13 SUPPORTING & Celebrating: Arcadia Primary was recently ranked by the National Education Inspectorate Jamaica (NEI) as one of the top schools reviewed, placing third. This is a notable achievement for a school that doesn't even have a computer for its students. Located in the small community of the same name in the hills of St Thomas, Arcadia, Jamaica currently schools 50 students. It used to be an all-age … [Read more...]

Belinda Stronach – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of one of Canada's most successful, youngest and philanthropic driven women. Born into industry, this woman has taken time from her busy life to travel to the developing parts of our world, experienced and witnessed the imbalance that our world is suffering and Took Action to create positive change through any and all paths that she has available to her. Establishing her own Foundation, she is now on the road to developing global … [Read more...]

Children’s Literacy: Raising the Bar – October 2 at Princeton U

Good jobs in the nation's 21st century economy require advanced literacy skills such as categorizing, evaluating, and drawing conclusions from written texts. The adoption of the Common Core State Standards by nearly all states, combined with tough literacy assessments that are now under development, will demonstrate that the literacy skills of average students fall below international standards and that the gap in literacy skills between students from advantaged and disadvantaged families is … [Read more...]

10 Things Kids Learned from Mister Rogers Neighborhood

From 1968 to 2008, when PBS permanently pulled Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood from their programming line-up, kids tuned in every day to watch Fred Rogers cheerfully come home and take them on an adventure filled with fantasy characters and life lessons. Though the beloved Mister Rogers died in 2003, the lessons that he passed along to those children, now adults themselves, have carried on. For the sake of nostalgia, here are 10 of the things that a generation of children learned from Mister … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Spark the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Your Child

The world is filled with entrepreneurs, and it’s a good thing too!   After all, where would we be without things like Velcro and disposable diapers? According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, of the over half a million requests for patents that were filed in 2010, over 244,000 were issued. Because entrepreneurs are how we continue to invent new products and services, it’s important to help create an environment that encourages our children to carry on in the same … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – Alenka Tercic

A Celebration of Women is excited to Celebrate the Life of this 'stay at home MOM-Entrepreneur' living in SLOVENIA, who is devoting her Life to educating other Parents of the Joys and God Given Gifts of Parenting.....one of the most important Roles in Life that a Woman lives. WOMAN of ACTION Alenka Tercic 'Your Children need your Presence more than your Presents.' Jesse Jackson EDUCATION College Clemson University '96 MBA University of … [Read more...]

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