25 results for 'Development'

EARTH DAY OFFERS FREE ACTIVITIES

EARTH DAY OFFERS FREE ACTIVITIES

April 22 at Timberland Park Earth Day 2018 is Sunday, April 22. Williamson County Parks and Recreation invites you to join the 1 billion people worldwide who will observe this day with earth friendly activities and education. Bring the family, and visit Timberland Park on the historic Natchez Trace Pkwy. for four FREE programs: 11:00 […]

High Hopes Development Center Announces Kindergarten Classroom to Start Fall 2018

High Hopes Development Center Announces Kindergarten Classroom to Start Fall 2018

High Hopes is happy to announce their inaugural 2018-2019 Kindergarten classroom. Expansion of the School at High Hopes is bringing with it four new classrooms slated to finish in the fall of 2018. One of these classrooms will serve as a State approved, inclusive kindergarten. In its new state-of-the-art facility, the Kindergarten at High Hopes […]

Blue & Gray Days

Blue & Gray Days

November 8-10, 2018 Blue & Gray Days draws hundreds of school children and adult spectators every year. Hosted by Carter House and Carnton, guests will meet Civil War re-enactors and get hands-on experience with clothes, trades, and weapons of the past. This living history experience is the perfect field trip and great for families. For additional […]

THE EDUCATION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY GROUP HOSTED LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

THE EDUCATION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY GROUP HOSTED LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

The Education Equal Opportunity Group (EEOG) is hosted their 17th Annual Project Save-A-Student Leadership & Development Conference last week February 21-23.    Over 190 students (increasing 10 from last year) selected from 13 high schools in West, Rural West and Middle Tennessee attended the conference. Each was presented with their own personalized business cards to […]

How do Dinosaurs Choose Their Pets?

How do Dinosaurs Choose Their Pets?

Story time at B&N in CoolSprings   Special Event, Children’s Event, Storytime (Childrens) Saturday January 14, 2017 11:00 AM Perfect for every child who has ever loved or yearned for a pet, this uproarious new book delights readers of all ages as they peek into the mischievous world of Jane Yolen and Mark Teague’s bestselling ‘How Do […]

Books from Birth, Niswonger Foundation Partner On New Hospital Book Initiative

Books from Birth, Niswonger Foundation Partner On New Hospital Book Initiative

Niswonger grant helps expand enrollment program in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library through Northeast Tennessee Hospitals; first book given to newborn families who enroll before leaving the hospital

Storytime with Elsa and Olaf

Storytime with Elsa and Olaf

Storytime returns to the Visitor Center in Downtown Franklin, Tennessee on December 12th at 1 pm. Bring the whole family and enjoy Elsa and Olaf reading a classic holiday story followed by a special meet n greet. Attendance is limited so get there early to secure your spot!

See Santa at the Mall

See Santa at the Mall

CoolSprings Galleria 1800 Galleria Blvd., Franklin 615-771-2128 Nov. 7 – Dec. 24 Mon – Sat 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (breaks from 1 – 2 p.m. & 5 – 6 p.m.), Sun 12 – 6 p.m. (break 3 – 3:30 p.m.). Santa’s arrival on Saturday, Nov. 7 is a PJ Party from 10 a.m. – […]

Story Time with the Williamson County Public Library

Story Time with the Williamson County Public Library

Toddler Time Parents and their children ages 18 months to 3 years are invited to Toddler Time on Tuesdays at 10:00 am and 11:15 am in the Story Theater. Caregivers will have fun engaging their toddlers in a variety of activities including stories, songs, movement, music and more! Preschool Story Time Parents and their children […]

Barefoot Republic Camp

Barefoot Republic Camp

BAREFOOT REPUBLIC is a summer camp that serves rising K-12th graders with both day and overnight camp sessions. Our mission is to facilitate Christ-centered relationships between individuals from diverse racial, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds through an equally diverse platform of artistic, athletic and team-building programs. Overnight camp sessions for 3rd-12th graders are held at our […]

Different Types of Teacher – Child Interactions Support Children ’s Development in Different Areas

Different Types of Teacher – Child Interactions Support Children ’s Development in Different Areas

Press Release from www.SRCD.org. Many state early childhood systems and the federal Office of Head Start consider teacher child interactions when they measure programs’ quality. But research hasn’t always been clear about which aspects of interactions are most important to how children do academically and socially. A new study that used a novel approach to […]

Social Networking’s Good and Bad Impacts on Kids

Social Networking’s Good and Bad Impacts on Kids

Social media present risks and benefits to children but parents who try to secretly monitor their kids’ activities online are wasting their time, according to a presentation at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. “While nobody can deny that Facebook has altered the landscape of social interaction, particularly among young people, we […]

Parents’ Praise Predicts Attitudes Toward Challenge Five Years Later

Parents’ Praise Predicts Attitudes Toward Challenge Five Years Later

The study, by researchers at the University of Chicago and Stanford University, appears in the journal Child Development. “Previous studies have looked at this issue among older students,” according to Elizabeth A. Gunderson, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Temple University; Gunderson was at the University of Chicago when she led the study. “This study suggests […]

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide 15-Year Trend Report Finds Young Walkers Safer Today; Teens Now Most Vulnerable Age Parents have planned how their kids will get to school. But one thing parents might not think to do is talk to their children about walking there safely, particularly their teenagers.nbsp;Here’s why it’s important: teenagers are now the most […]

The Little Mermaid, Jr.

The Little Mermaid, Jr.

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid, Jr.” is based on the Hans Christian Anderson story and the Disney film.  The Star Bright production will showcase young talent in the community, and the cast will be made up of children ages 7 through 17 (at the time of audition). Auditions for new participants in Star Bright will be […]