Articles about child development


Rocking and Rolling. Building New Skills: Block Construction in Toddler Settings

Last updated: 03/18/2020

Rocking and Rolling. Building New Skills: Block Construction in Toddler Settings You are here Home / Resources / Publications / Young Children / March 2020 / Rocking and...

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How Tech Changes Families | Child Mind Institute

Last updated: 02/28/2020

You probably saw that funny old YouTube video of a 1-year-old sitting in front of a fashion magazine, gamely touching and swiping the page with her fingers in an effort to get...

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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  - kappanonline.org

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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