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.
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.
Edutopia, Turnaround for Children and others have released an extraordinary video series showcasing teaching practices, grounded in the science of learning and development, that educators can use in their classrooms right away.
Researchers have known that paying attention to behavior — including executive function — in young children can offer important clues to learning capability, as well as interventions that parents or clinicians may want to employ.