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(NAPSI)—There’s good news for parents looking for a positive way to keep their kids entertained when there is no school. There is an affordable way to keep kids connected to the Internet.
Progress is well underway as development of the Children’s Museum Tucson satellite location in Oro Valley begins.
So what are DIBELS? The acronym stands for Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy, a state test for kindergarten through sixth-grade students required three times a year.
(NAPSI)—Technology is a driving force in today’s economy, powering innovation and creating jobs. The rapid adoption of cloud computing, mobility, social media and other innovations has accelerated the importance of technology in the workplace—and the need for information technology (IT) technicians.
(BPT) - Money worries know no age limit, and financial health is important for everyone – which could explain why financial pledges are among the most common New Year’s resolutions. Still, Millennials are a bit more likely than any other age group to be tempted into spending too much, according to research by the Barna Group.
Sixty volunteers are needed for this year’s Stuff the Yellow Bus, a local event that helps collect items for underprivileged families. This year’s Yellow Bus is collecting clothes for the Amphitheater Clothing Bank, food for Interfaith Community Services Food Bank, toys for the El Rio Foundation & United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Arizona, and books for Reach Out and Read Literacy Program.
In Ms. McConkie’s first-grade class at Dunbar Elementary School, Ashley Vaca has struggled pronouncing her words when reading. But twice a week, she now leaves the room with a volunteer for a private reading session.
An interactive curriculum is helping students achieve financial literacy. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—If you are a servicemember or veteran facing financial struggles, you’re not alone—and help is available.
The Children’s Museum Tucson announced today the location of the future Children’s Museum Oro Valley. The museum will be located at the Steam Pump Village Shops, at 11015 N. Oracle Road. The 3,300 square foot space will offer visitors daily programming and hands-on, interactive exhibits focused on early childhood education experiences with an emphasis on art, literacy, health and wellness, science-based activities, and school readiness programming.
(NAPSI)—Many teachers say it’s not uncommon to find they have students with learning disabilities such as dyslexia in their classrooms. Fortunately, if they have not received tools or training in how to teach those students, teachers do have an ally they can rely on.
The inspirational story of Samir Madden, a UA junior who is a congenital quadruple amputee, will be featured on "NewsHour," airing at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 on PBS 6.
(BPT) - Picture this common scenario: you are standing in line at the grocery checkout and a baby seated in the cart in front of you makes eye contact. She looks at you inquisitively, leans her body back, and smiles. You smile back, wave, and say “hello.”
(NAPSI)—As schools increasingly turn to the Internet and new technologies, more and more, students are asked to perform online research, grades and assignments are posted on websites, and communication between teachers and parents and students is done through e-mail. Because of this, it’s increasingly important for families to have access to the Internet at home.
(BPT) - Suzanne is a Las Vegas resident who spent nearly three decades fundraising for museums and universities until a multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis in July of 2012 changed her life. Now MS keeps her from working full-time.
Participate in the UV Splash Color Dash on September 12, at Reid Park, 900 S. Randolph Way, Tucson, AZ. This fun, family-friendly event is going to be a big difference maker - it's Tucson’s Brightest 5k run/walk. The UV Splash Color Dash is a fun-filled experience for walkers, runners, and people of all ages, shapes, and sizes.
(NewsUSA) - When it comes to paying for college education, careful planning and budgeting are musts.
Tucson, AZ –Pima Community College Adult Education recently received $65,273 in grant funds from the City of Tucson for its Bridge to College and Career program.
Jim Lamb is the new president of the SaddleBrooke Rotary Club for the 2014-2015 Rotary year. He and his wife Mary have resided in this community for fifteen years. They have two children and three grandchildren. Mary is an operating room nurse at The University of Arizona Medical Center.
Governor Jan Brewer has appointed Joan Wagener to the Pima County Superior Court.
A top Arizona Adult Education official has thanked Pima Community College Adult Education (PCCAE) for its “outstanding” effort in helping the state achieve a No. 2 national ranking in educational gains by Adult Education students.
The Tucson Service Learning Group, a collaboration of local high school teachers and several AmeriCorps Members from Pima Community College have partnered together to organize youth-led community service projects for Global Youth Service Day, April 11-13.
Pima Community College’s Adult Education AmeriCorps program will participate in the eighth annual AmeriCorps Week, a series of events highlighting service to our community.