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2018 Summer Camp Directory

Last updated: 04/20/2018

About: Summer camp provides a unique opportunity for growth and development, and provides a period of summertime respite for parents and caregivers. The camp experience may be espe

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Early Brain Development: 5 BIG Ideas Every Early Care Professional Should Know, by Laura Bailet, Ph.D.

Last updated: 04/20/2018

This session is sponsored by Nemours Bright Start! Join us for an engaging session on some “big ideas” about early brain development that every parent and early childhood provi

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Project Zanzibar: Blurring the distinction between the digital and the physical worlds via tangible interaction in a portable implementation

Last updated: 04/20/2018

It was a love of toys, a shared appreciation for the intrinsic beauty of physical objects and a recognition of their absence in the daily computer interactions of a world that curr

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TEC Mentors Professional Development Program

Last updated: 04/20/2018

The Erikson Institute’s Technology in Early Childhood (TEC) Center offers an innovative and intensive professional development program designed to develop early childhood educato

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A Compass for Families

Last updated: 04/20/2018

Introduction and summary Nome, Alaska, situated on Alaska’s west coast near the Arctic Circle, boasts postcard-worthy views of the state’s wilderness and is the finish line for

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Here is how a cat can hinder children learning new words

Last updated: 04/16/2018

Say you are shown an apple, a banana and a fruit you have never seen before. Then you are asked to pick the "pifo." Which fruit would you choose?

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Self-Regulation Snapshots

Last updated: 04/16/2018

FPG's Desiree Murray and Duke Center for Child and Family Policy's Katie Rosanbalm co-authored these free snapshots for practitioners and educators to use for each of six developme

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SCHOLARSHIP

Last updated: 04/16/2018

2018 Early Educators' Leadership Conference (EELC) Scholarship for High School & CTE Teachers - Apply by May 1st The High School & CTE Teachers' Scholarship is for educators who ar

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How 'Daycare' Became 'School'

Last updated: 04/16/2018

Chelsea Clinton made headlines recently as she campaigned for her mother—not for the policy proposals she defended, but for the fact that she did not accompany her not-quite-2-ye

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The secret world of babies

Last updated: 04/15/2018

I am sitting in a lab in London, holding my wriggling baby son in my arms, while two scientists gently try to remove a futuristic-looking cap from his head. The cap, which looks a

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