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EatPlayGrow

Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) has launched EatPlayGrow™, a new early childhood educational curriculum, approved by the National Institute of Health, designed to keep children healthy through creative strategies developed specifically for families with very young children. The curriculum can be downloaded free of charge at www.nih.gov/wecanand www.cmom.org and is also available through the Association of Children’s […]
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UMIGO wins Cynopsis Kids !magination Award of 2013

Cynopsis Kids! has announced the finalists for its second annual !magination Awards program – the competition for best kids programming and marketing. The event is hosted by Inside Edition host Megan Alexander and highlights the most outstanding communications initiatives and kids programming – and the executives behind them – in the highly competitive and dynamic […]
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Harnessing the Power of the Arts through Total Learning

Harnessing the Power of the Arts through Total Learning

(Photo from left to right, Michael Cohen, Allison Logan, Candice King-Sadler, Susan Snyder) Presenters: Michael Cohen, Ph.D.: President, The Michael Cohen Group; Candace King-Sadler: Teacher Leader, Cesar Batella School (Bridgeport, CT); Allison Logan: Total Learning Master Trainer; June Malone, Ph.D.: Director of Research and Development, Action for Bridgeport Community Development; Susan Snyder, Ph.D.: President, Arts […]
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MCG Gives to Charity

In light of the Holidays and as part of our annual tradition, the Michael Cohen Group donated $100 on behalf of each employee, to the charity of their choice. The following are just few of this year’s receiving entities. Smile Train St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital Children’s Aid Society World Food Programme The New York […]
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Parents Investing in the Future with Touch Screen Devices

Survey conducted by The Michael Cohen Group (MCG) gives insight on the purchase and motivations for the “it” gift this holiday season. Leading research firm, The Michael Cohen Group, released the results today of a nationwide survey on parental attitudes towards purchasing a touch screen device for their children. The study, conducted from December 17th […]
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UMIGO Launch at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan

UMIGO (YoU Make It GO) is a transmedia property that is designed to engage children ages 6-8 in the exploration of science, technology and mathematical concepts.  UMIGO inspires kids to invent, build and create through collaborative interactive play. It is a math based property that features animated music videos containing original songs from artists such […]
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MCG Visits MoMA’s Century of the Child Exhibit

MCG Visits MoMA’s Century of the Child Exhibit

This exhibit has a wonderful website: http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2012/centuryofthechild The Museum of Modern Art here in New York is currently presenting an exhibition of The Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900-2000.  The exhibition runs through November 5, 2012.  The entire MCG Team recently went for a visit and here is an overview of what we […]
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New Console is Making Waves in the Tech World

New Console is Making Waves in the Tech World

New Console is Making Waves in the Tech World by Francesco Nasso, Research Assistant This past month, the game industry witnessed the rise of a new console that is making waves in the tech world.  Ouya, which set out to raise $950,000 has raised approximately $8.5 million dollars in funding to date and its designers […]
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Kids Media Culture

This blog includes trends on kids movies, television and books for June 2012.  Looking at box office trends, Madagascar 3, Mirror Mirror, and Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax were in the top three G and PG rated films the weekend of June 10.  Some PG-13 movies that appeared in the Top 20 were Men In Black […]
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