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Author & Early Childhood Education Expert Launches 2nd Edition of National Preschool Curriculum

Author & Early Childhood Education Expert Launches 2nd Edition of National Preschool Curriculum

In July 2008, Author & Early Learning Expert, Dr. Bisa Batten Lewis, known as Dr. Bisa, made good on her declaration to produce an affordable preschool curriculum that meets national standards. In January 2011, WINGS: The Ideal Curriculum for Children in Preschool, 2nd edition, will be available, along with five  sets of supporting materials for infants, toddlers, preschoolers/pre-k, family/group child care, and after-school programs. The updated WINGS Curriculum Parent Handbook includes new information on play and learning, along with more resources and forms to support home-learning.

Department of Watershed Management Issues Irrigation System Reminder

 Department of Watershed Management Issues Irrigation System Reminder

Via the Department of Watershed Management -- The Department of Watershed Management reminds its customers that irrigation systems should be shut down when the temperatures drop below freezing to prevent overspray from freezing on sidewalks and streets and causing accidents/injuries. Irrigation systems installed after 2007 must by law have rain sensors that shut the system down when it is raining or when temperatures fall below 32 degrees F. 

A Visit to the Atlanta Children's Shelter

A Visit to the Atlanta Children's Shelter

Atlanta, GA--  Thanks to the Random Acts of Zhu Program, I had the unique pleasure of being able to donate 104 Zhu Zhu Pets toys to a local charitable organization.  I chose the Atlanta Children’s Shelter because I wanted to help families who would most likely not...Click MommyReporter.com to read the entire story

Technology Expert’s Warning to Parents: Do You Know What Your Child is Doing Online?

Technology Expert’s Warning to Parents: Do You Know What Your Child is Doing Online?

TANKOH Launches Mommy & Me Computers

In today’s global and virtual world, the need for parents to have full control over their child’s online activity has become a high necessity as compared to previous decades. With children as young as three years of age being increasingly savvy with technology, parents need to protect their families from becoming a statistic of online predators.  According to reports, three in ten victims of online child predator cases appear to be aged 6 and under – with five percent apparently younger than two years of age which runs parallel to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) report, a division in charge of  closing illegal internet content. More than three quarters of these child victims are girls.

Public Schools in Georgia: the Numbers Just Don’t Add Up

Public Schools in Georgia: the Numbers Just Don’t Add Up

Author and Early Learning Authority Dr. Bisa Batten Lewis, affectionately called ‘Dr. Bisa’, managing partner of Ideal Early Learning, LLC --an education consulting firm based in Atlanta, is sounding off in her latest blog about the fallout in the Atlanta Public School system’s alleged cheating scandal and performance of schools throughout the state of Georgia.  Ideal Early Learning, LLC, is one of a few chosen firms leading the way in Georgia to revamp the state’s education system starting with the professional development of early childhood educators and the eligibility requirements effective 2012 by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning. 

Georgia has ranked among the lowest-performing states over the last decade in education.

$20 for All Pet Adoptions Until the New Year

$20 for All Pet Adoptions Until the New Year

Atlanta– Everyone wants to be with friends and family in a warm, loving home during the holidays.  The Humane Society pets are no exception.  AHS is making it easy for you to welcome one into your home.  From now until December 31, 2010, as our gift to you, AHS is offering discounted adoption fees of $20.00 on all pets.

Atlanta Children's Shelter holds annual "Holiday House"

Atlanta Children's Shelter holds annual "Holiday House"

In 1986, the Junior League of Atlanta created the Atlanta Children’s Shelter to serve homeless families.