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High-quality preschool can support healthy development and learning - Child Trends

Last updated: 10/07/2018

Achievement gaps between the poorest and wealthiest Americans are larger than ever, and they often already exist by the time children enter kindergarten. High-quality early childho

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8 Things to Remember about Child Development - Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

Last updated: 10/07/2018

Even infants and young children are affected adversely when significant stresses threaten their family and caregiving environments. Adverse fetal and early childhood experiences ca

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Pull Words Off the Page to Promote Learning | Edutopia

Last updated: 10/07/2018

Students need opportunities to research, process, connect with, and use content-area and domain-specific vocabulary beyond simply making a list of words and writing their definitio

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Easily Manage Your Kids Screen Time - Stylish Cravings

Last updated: 10/07/2018

This post is brought to you by Screen Time and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Growing up, my days weren’t much different than those of my kids. I spent my childhood pl

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Six things parents can do to raise kids to be confident decision-makers

Last updated: 10/07/2018

On every vacation we allow our daughters to pick out a souvenir. We browse local shops until we find the “perfect” reminder of our time together. On a recent trip, my 6-year-ol

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Three Ways Parents Can Help Manage their Athlete's Emotions

Last updated: 10/06/2018

You’re a sport parent. You know that there are highs and lows: wins and losses; improvement and injury; great plays and silly mistakes. All of this means an emotional roller coas

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5 Ways to Teach Kids to Advocate for Themselves

Last updated: 10/06/2018

I’ve always been that Mom. The one that volunteered in the classroom, stepped up to be Room Parent, and then later found myself President of our PFO. I knew all the teachers and

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5 common money mistakes new parents make - Today's Parent

Last updated: 10/06/2018

You may be a rookie at this whole parenting thing, but you can be a bit smarter about your money with these easy fixes for common financial faux pas. 1. Overspending on gear I h

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Communicating Educational Research to the Public

Last updated: 10/06/2018

Roberta Golinkoff, Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Chair in University of Delaware’s School of Education and professor in the departments of Linguistics and Cognitive Science and Psycholo

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To Have and to Hold: NAEYC Members Discuss Children’s Comfort Objects

Last updated: 10/06/2018

Whether or not you’re a fan of fidget spinners, it’s easy to understand the appeal of these self-soothing items—like stress balls or worry stones, they allow us to release ne

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