Happy Spring! Your spring fever is kicking in, you’ve got a ton on your plate and pollen is already making your eyes itch. We get it. But this may help. Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to, to get you caught up.
Deans for Impact, an organization that “transforms educator preparation so all teachers graduate ready for the classroom on day one,” released a report that comprehensively– and usefully!– compiles scores of early learning and early childhood research. Give it a look.
You know how you know something, but when you see it spelled out in black-and-white, it really blows you away? This new study from the University of Otago did that for us: Self-regulation in young children predicts levels of adult outcomes related to incarceration, mental health, employment and more.
Also, this tweet from our friends at ZERO TO THREE.
Research shows poverty diminishes brain growth! By age two, children in the lowest socio-economic group are behind their peers in measures of cognitive, language, and social-emotional development. #EndChildPovertypic.twitter.com/Gyo8MCo93m