Articles about child development

Are screens killing imagination and play? Counselors say kids need to play with toys, too

Last updated: 03/15/2018

Are screens killing imagination and play? Counselors say kids need to play with toys, too By Aaron Montes / El Paso Inc. reporter Mar 12, 2018 Save It’s hard to imagine a child n

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Eight Steps to Advance Your Professional Development in Early Childhood Education

Last updated: 03/09/2018

The field of early childhood education has received significant public attention as the calls for universal pre-K and high-quality child care become prevalent. As our profession co

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Lost Connections: Tech Use Among Young Kids in Silicon Valley

Last updated: 03/06/2018

Even in Silicon Valley, the epicenter of online innovation, families with young children are experiencing a digital divide. Hispanic families in particular saying that they experie

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Using Whole Child Development to Grow Emotional Intelligence

Last updated: 03/06/2018

Systems of education should foster and grow individuals who are well-rounded critical thinkers exhibiting empathy and a desire to contribute to their communities. Yet teachers toda

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All children deserve highly effective early education

Last updated: 03/03/2018

Community Voices features opinion pieces from a wide variety of authors and perspectives. ( Submission Guidelines ) All children deserve highly effective early education Creative C

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For babies and families, these nurses make house calls

Last updated: 02/27/2018

Like a lot of parents-to-be, when Zipora and KP Niowong were expecting their first child, they had a lot of questions. But instead of just scouring books and the internet or getti

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Growing up with a brother or sister can make you more empathic

Last updated: 02/21/2018

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. For decades, researchers have demonstrated the numerous ways in which parents can positively

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How to Raise Your Kids to Be Entrepreneurs

Last updated: 02/16/2018

Nature versus nurture is one of the oldest debates that exists. Are we born talented or do we acquire skill purely through practice? Is entrepreneurship something that we come acr

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Back-and-forth exchanges boost children’s brain response to language

Last updated: 02/15/2018

A landmark 1995 study found that children from higher-income families hear about 30 million more words during their first three years of life than children from lower-income famili

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If at First You Don't Succeed, Show Your Baby Again

Last updated: 02/01/2018

Opening a jar of pickles should not be that difficult. And while you are busy mumbling, grimacing, hopping on one foot and holding the jar against your hip until the lid pops open,

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