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Trading Places in Education: My New Role in Edtech

Last updated: 04/24/2018

Everyone has something about themselves few other people know. For example, did you know Elvis was a natural blonde? For me, it’s the fact that, before working in education, I wa

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Parenthood: Handling teenage rebellion

Last updated: 04/23/2018

At 16, Chantal was no ‘ordinary’ teen. She dodged school and instead spent the entire day in local bars with a group of agemates. Using their lunch and break money, they drank

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4 Must Have Games For Family Game Night | Momma Braga

Last updated: 04/23/2018

Family game night is a popular theme in most households and it’s one that we have recently incorporated. Therefore, there was no better time than to try some games and see which

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Kids 50 years ago almost never drew scientists as women. Now they do almost a third of the time

Last updated: 04/23/2018

(CNN)If you had asked a young child 50 years ago to draw a picture of a scientist, about 99% of the drawings would be of men. Ask children to do the same drawing today, and close t

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What I've Learned So Far...Child Development Lessons from a Stay-at-Home Mom

Last updated: 04/23/2018

{I may have a Ph.D. in Human Development, but the best lessons I've learned in child development have been as a stay-at-home mom} I usually do not talk about my personal life too m

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A Citywide Focus on Out-of-School Learning

Last updated: 04/23/2018

What does it take to create quality afterschool and summer experiences — for all children? The connection is clear: Closing persistent achievement gaps between advantaged and les

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Looking at the research on screen time (Best Evidence in Brief)

Last updated: 04/23/2018

There is a new Best Evidence in Brief and this time I’m picking this study from their overview: Courtney Nugent and Lauren Supplee from Child Trends have released a research brie

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Harvard EdCast: Making Smart Choices in a Screen-Filled World

Last updated: 04/23/2018

Children's television producer Angela Santomero shares the inspirations behind her hit shows and talks about how parents can use television in smart and healthy ways. As a preschoo

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Long-Term Gains: Pre-K Programs Lead to Furthered Education Later in Life

Last updated: 04/22/2018

School programs for children as young as three years have long been seen by many as little more than institutional babysitting. But recent research has offered renewed evidence tha

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Lessons from Research about Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care

Last updated: 04/22/2018

Data and research on early childhood and schools, childhood education and care, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Education GPS, Teaching and Learning Internat

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