Articles about child development


InBrief: Early Childhood Program Effectiveness

Last updated: 08/08/2019

To develop strong brain architecture, babies and toddlers require dependable interaction with nurturing adults and safe environments to explore. Toxic stress (see InBrief: The...

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Nature Is Better For Kids Than Expensive Toys

Last updated: 07/05/2019

STEM education is a relatively new phenomenon for American kids. The term, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, has birthed a technical subgenre...

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Academic Risk and Resilience in the Context of Homelessness

Last updated: 06/21/2019

During the 1980s, homelessness surged among families in the United States in conjunction with changing patterns of poverty, housing, unemployment, public assistance, and related...

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0-3 Center for the at-Risk Infant

Last updated: 06/21/2019

0-3 Center for the at-Risk Infant 0-3 Center for the at-Risk Infant Research Center This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view...

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How meditation and martial arts can help teens focus

Last updated: 06/21/2019

You are now in the main content area How meditation and martial arts can help teens focus A new Ryerson study examined the neural impact of a mindfulness martial arts...

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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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