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.
Our latest roundup covers the relationship between emotion and learning, the business case for early education, a new poll showing voters want Congress to come together on early learning, and more.
At 50 years, India’s Mobile Creches shows that challenges around enabling early learning in various locations can be significant — and can be overcome.
Yesterday we highlighted the new report from the Aspen Institute: “From a Nation at Risk to a Nation at Hope: Recommendations from the National Commission on Social, Emotional, & Academic Development.” Today we offer the recommendations.
A key conclusion: “Children learn best when we treat them as human beings, with social and emotional as well as academic needs.”
What are the economic benefits behind early childhood education? Scott McCain, president of JSM Capital Corporation, explains the research and model behind his push to increase public and private investment in childhood learning.
A UK study on the benefits of parent-child reading offers seven recommendations for multiple audience groups.
The study’s bottom line: “Actively engaging parents in the book reading process has the potential to make a real difference to the child’s language outcomes, and this is especially true for vulnerable preschool children.”
The question: What is the evidence of effectiveness of parent-child book reading with preschool children in improving school readiness and early language?