Yesterday we published the first half of our conversation with Dr. Pamela Cantor, President and CEO of Turnaround for Children on the…
As we consider the various challenges any nation faces, teaching our children – preparing them with the tools required to…
Tonja Rucker, program director for Early Childhood Success at the National League of Cities, discusses the universal message crossing partisan divides, all sectors and audiences, that to have vibrant, thriving cities, families must be strong. Watch to learn more.
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.
Northwestern Professor Kirabo Jackson explains the economics of education investment. The key? Start with early learning and continue.
How does building character in children help build childhood development and learning? A conversation with Character Lab’s Angela Duckworth and Jackie Bezos of the Bezos Family Foundation.
With 95 percent of all children living in “the majority world in developing countries” – but with only 5 percent of the early learning research coming from these locations – Aleem Walji, CEO of Aga Khan Foundation USA, is focused on bringing knowledge on what it takes to develop a child’s brain to parents, policymakers, teachers, doctors, nurses and front-line caregivers around the world.
What role does play play in early learning? Kasper Ottosson Kanstrup, vice president and global head of Communities through Play at The Lego Foundation, pulls out his bag of toys, er, research and explains the science of how children learn through play.
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.
Building successful early learning programs is hard. Figuring out how to do it in some of the hardest to reach corners of the globe? That’s a case for Cynthia McCaffrey, director of UNICEF’s Office of Innovation.