Early Learning Nation (ELN) is an independent magazine devoted to early learning, covering challenges and successes in early learning, the science of the developing brain, policy, community building and more.
Low-income parents who receive government assistance to buy baby formula, known as WIC, must purchase it in stores. But amid a national shortage, families in rural areas are left with few places to look.
Child care has traditionally been a politically quiet sector. I don’t mean there hasn’t been resolute advocacy, but that has largely (though certainly not entirely) happened behind the scenes -- at least in the U.S. there isn’t a long history of major public actions such as protests and strikes.
Darryl McDaniels might strike some as an unlikely ambassador for early literacy. Today, McDaniels, 57, is exercising his education muscle with a vocabulary-building series from Noggin called “What’s the Word?”
A 2002 Harvard Business Review essay called “Creativity Under the Gun” draws a distinction between innovation that happens under extreme pressure and the kind that happens when thinkers have time and leisure.