Last month, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a policy statement calling for a ban on physical discipline for children. Here are seven of the most effective discipline approaches.
Identifying disorders like anxiety or depression in children is challenging and important. What if it could be done quickly?
As one of her first acts as Mayor of Rochester, NY, Lovely Warren convened an Early Learning Council. Since then, the Mayor and her city have become national leaders in connecting children, parents, and early education. How does she do it? That’s what we discussed.
The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading and the Bezos Family Foundation are launching Science Matters! for local funders interested in deepening their knowledge and understanding of the science of brain development and early learning.
Dr. Jack P. Shonkoff, Director of Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child, presented Congressional testimony that “provides a scientific basis for critically analyzing the effects of, and response to, the family separation policy.”
A deeper look provides excellent insights and inspiration for policymakers who seek to make impact in their own local communities or states.
Last week we noted the unveiling of Raise Up Oregon: A Statewide Early Learning System Plan. The report itself merits deeper consideration.