Articles about child development


5 valuable productivity lessons that preschoolers can teach you

Last updated: 06/19/2019

Children excel at their jobs, so what can they teach us about being better at ours? Here, we’ll take a look at some research on child development to see what we can learn about...

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Online Pre-K? Just Say No. - Child Care Services Association

Last updated: 06/10/2019

As the President of Child Care Services Association, a mother and a grandmother, I have been following the advancement of HB 485, the Virtual Early Learning Pilot program, under...

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Pennsylvania Makes Degree Apprenticeships Part of its Strategy for Preparing a Qualified Early Learning Workforce

Last updated: 06/10/2019

In late April, Pennsylvania’s Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) convened 11 of the state’s institutions of higher education that prepare the early childhood...

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Outdoor learning has huge benefits for children and teachers — so why isn’t it used in more schools?

Last updated: 06/09/2019

■ Emily Marchant, PhD researcher in medical studies; Charlotte Todd, research assistant in child health and well-being; Sinead Brophy, professor in public health data science,...

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The Revealing Reasons Why Kids Love Video Games

Last updated: 05/19/2019

Last Updated on {Parents often ask why are video games so addicting to kids? Research gives us some surprising answers about the appeal of video games} I’m kind of embarrassed...

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What do the genetics of education tell us about learning?

Last updated: 05/15/2019

What do the genetics of education tell us about learning? Not necessarily what you might think Image: Jacobs Foundation by Daniel Briley and Elliot Tucker-Drob May 13, 2019 DNA...

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Screen Free Week Supports School Success and Whole Body Play

Last updated: 05/06/2019

Screen Free Week Supports School Success and Whole Body Play Screen Free Week: Supporting School Success and Whole Body Play By Jean Rogers & Rinny Yourman Comment Mail Facebook...

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The Fallacy of Early Academics: Why Play-Based Preschool Matters • The Thoughtful Parent

Last updated: 05/01/2019

{There are many misconceptions when it comes to play-based preschool. While pressures remain to enroll kids in early academic settings, kids lose something very valuable when we...

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The Genius of Play | Putting Play Back into our Preschools and Kindergartens: What Parents Can Do

Last updated: 05/01/2019

Putting Play Back into our Preschools and Kindergartens: What Parents Can Do by Thomas Rendon View Bio Thomas Rendon Tom is the Coordinator of the Iowa Head Start State...

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West Newbury Learning Center focuses on play

Last updated: 04/24/2019

Close 1 of 2 Courtesy photoFrom left, Evie Stafford, Tommy Torrisi and Harry Stafford get creative at West Newbury Learning Center.  Courtesy photoOwner Tracy Hartford leads...

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