Kindergarten isn’t what it used to be — and that might not be a bad thing.
Tomorrow’s workforce is in preschool today. How can today’s early learning prepare tomorrow’s job seekers? An Omidyar Network report examines global trends.
As we span the globe for early learning trends and insights, today we visit sub-Saharan Africa, where countries have made a big push to improve early childhood education. Get Ready: This is a story about a program called Tayari – a Kiswahili word that means “readiness.”
How can parents choose toys that not only are fun, but also help a child learn? The American Academy of Pediatrics published a report title “Selecting Appropriate Toys for Young Children in the Digital Era.”
High quality child care? A NYC report highlights the role and potential for publicly funded universal preschool programs.
According to the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, about 94 percent of New York City’s prekindergarten programs “met or exceeded a threshold that predicts positive student outcomes after pre-K.”
When it comes to helping infants learn to talk, it’s not just how much parents say, but how they say it. A new study from the University of Washington’s Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) shows that parents who learn how and why to speak parentese can have a direct impact on their children’s vocabulary.