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.
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.
Which states met the 15 elements that are essential for high-quality pre-k to be implemented at scale? A Rutgers University report explores.
ReadyNation International convened its annual Global Business Summit on Early Childhood. What are the global trends and insights – and how can businesses best invest in their “workforce of the future?” Watch our conversation with Dr. Sara Watson.
As the discussion of the role for state governments and policymakers in early childhood education — and for an early learning teachers — continues, the State of Illinois released a new report: “A Call to Action for the State of Illinois.”
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.
Online preschool programs may offer additional learning — and a chance for parents, caregivers and children to connect, but challenges exist.
Investing in early childhood learning means, of course, investing in a child’s future. But what about investing in preschool teachers?