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.
Beyond the way children learn through play, it also can help kids heal from trauma. The Lego Foundation is teaming with Sesame Street to help children caught in global refugee crises.
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.
Dozens of grown-ups crowded into a Memphis early childhood center to celebrate a new partner in educating the city’s youngest learners: Elmo and Sesame Street.
Video: “Expanding access to high quality early childhood education is among the most important things we can do for our children.”
Mobile preschools represent a valuable school readiness initiative for young children cut off from traditional early education experiences.
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.
One of the global pioneers behind the science of early childhood learning and development, Ellen Galinsky, chief science officer at the Bezos Family Foundation and executive director of Mind in the Making, discusses her landmark book, Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs, as well as her next project, which includes exploring the mind of the adolescent.
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.