Articles about child development

What does learning look like in high-quality preschools?

Last updated: 02/07/2020

What does learning look like in high-quality preschools? 7 MIN READ Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at 12:59 AM While parents are considering a preschool program, they should visit...

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How to Build Your Child's Confidence and Self-Esteem -

Last updated: 02/07/2020

By Monica Foley, M.Ed. / January 27, 2019 July 23, 2019 / Child Development , Communication , Expert Parenting Articles Self-esteem plays a significant role in the development...

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Globalisation may transform children’s learning in traditional societies

Last updated: 01/31/2020

Intelligent, curious toddlers are easy to spot in Western societies. Typically, they announce themselves with an endless string of “why” questions: “Why are we eating these?”;...

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Singing to children may help development of language skills

Last updated: 01/22/2020

Parents should sing to their children every day to avoid language problems developing in later life, according to a consultant. Too much emphasis in the early years is placed on...

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Early reading in Spanish helps children learn to read English

Last updated: 01/21/2020

A new study has found that children who had strong early reading skills in their native Spanish language when they entered kindergarten experienced greater growth in their...

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Play is too important to be side-lined to the playground.

Last updated: 01/13/2020

There is an increasing urge among some educators to hurry children along. This stems from a belief that children need to start early to get ahead in the global race. If an early...

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What it Looks Like to Promote Young Children's Growth and Discovery

Last updated: 12/25/2019

What it Looks Like to Promote Young Children's Growth and Discovery Stories and Resources for Early Education Leaders Collections Dec. 18, 2019 About this Project Research shows...

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The right to play: Eliminating the opportunity gap in elementary school recess  -

Last updated: 12/24/2019

Denying students access to safe, healthy, and inclusive recess deprives them of important physical, social, and emotional benefits.  Elementary school recess is perhaps the...

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Why Do Babies Like Boxes Best?

Last updated: 12/15/2019

It is Ella’s first birthday, and her mom is excited. She places a brightly wrapped present in front of Ella and tears just a small portion of the shiny paper. Ella takes over,...

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How Education Brings Hope to Refugee Children

Last updated: 12/08/2019

The Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS/USA) provides education, healthcare, and other services to refugees. The guiding principle in this work is to make humanitarian aid part of...

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