The question: What is the evidence of effectiveness of parent-child book reading with preschool children in improving school readiness and early language?
What do we learn in the womb? Science writer Annie Murphy Paul discussed the research.
It might seem obvious why developing motivation matters to people directly charged with teaching or raising children. But what about society at large?
Beyond the science that explains the connection between child brain development and motivation, parents, caregivers and practitioners can take specific actions to help the process.
What inspires motivation? A new study from Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child looks at the brain — specifically, the early years of childhood development.
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.
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.
What role can the arts play in early childhood learning? The National Endowment for the Arts recently hosted a 90-minute webinar titled “New Research on the Arts & Early Childhood: A Symposium.”
Learning gaps among children can appear even in early education. How can parents and teachers work to enhance academic success? An Education Commission of the States (ECS) report offers guidance.