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Teaching Strategies Acquires Parenting Counts Product Line

Dear Friends of Talaris:

We are excited to announce that Teaching Strategies, a dynamic educational publishing company serving the early childhood community, has acquired the Parenting Counts product line, our research-based family of products designed to support parents and caregivers in raising socially and emotionally healthy children. Read more »

Talaris Institute™ and Teaching Strategies, Inc. Announce Teaching Strategies’ Acquisition of Parenting Counts Product Line

SEATTLE and BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Talaris Institute™ and Teaching Strategies, Inc. are pleased to announce Teaching Strategies’ acquisition of the Parenting Counts product line, developed by the Talaris Institute, a non-profit organization founded by Bruce and Jolene McCaw. Parenting Counts is a research-based family of products designed to support parents and caregivers in raising socially and emotionally healthy children.
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Talaris Institute Releases Baby Feelings, a New Board Book for Young Children

Talaris Institute is pleased to announce the release of Baby Feelings, a board book perfect for young children. Baby Feelings, inspired by research and beautifully photographed, focuses on how babies express emotions.

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Product Update – Baby Feelings

Talaris Webcast with Dr. John Gottman

On April 6, Talaris Institute hosted Dr. John Gottman, a world-renowned psychologist with thirty-eight years of experience researching parenting and marriage. Dr. Gottman’s talk, entitled “Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting,” is now available on demand at no charge at www.ParentingCounts.org/webcast/gottman.

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Talaris Institute Releases the Experience, Explore, Learn Video for Early Childhood Professionals

Talaris Institute is pleased to announce a new Parenting Counts video on play designed for early childhood professionals to support their work with parents and children: Experience, Explore, Learn: The Amazing World of Play

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Product Update – Experience, Explore, Learn: The Amazing World of Play

Talaris Institute to Partner with Harlem Children’s Zone

Talaris Institute is pleased to announce that Harlem Children’s Zone will be distributing over 1,000 Parenting Counts materials through two Harlem Children’s Zone programs:  Baby College parenting classes and Harlem Gems pre-K program.  The donation was made possible by the generosity of the Apex Foundation, the family foundation for Bruce and Jolene McCaw.  Talaris and Harlem Children’s Zone are committed to helping build a strong foundation of social, emotional and cognitive skills during the early years of life.

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Millions of Dollars of Research Now Free to Parents of Young Children

Talaris Institute, a nonprofit organization in Seattle, Washington, is proud to announce the launch of the new online service for parents of children birth to five: Parenting Counts Center at www.ParentingCounts.org. Parenting Counts Center showcases factual and practical content for parents based on research in the field of early childhood development. Parenting Counts Center offers free access and a comprehensive, developmental timeline that features the milestones most children experience from birth to five years.

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Talaris features Dr. John Medina on Interactive Webcast

Dr. John Medina, a developmental molecular biologist and author of several books including the New York Times bestseller, Brain Rules, presented on Is Temperment Innate? during the Talaris Institute’s second in a series of interactive webcasts for parents and professionals. Dr. Medina discussed the roles nature and nurture play in how a child learns to navigate the world. He also answered questions asked in real time via the internet.

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