For children and their parents, the transition from preschool to kindergarten is an exciting and daunting time -- and getting it right can make a big difference in a child's education success down the road. The Education Commission of the States outlines the keys to successful transitions.
In the roundup: Asking toddlers questions while reading helps with their development; new early learning case studies for superintendents; and in Tennessee, an education group encourages gubernatorial hopefuls to boost early childhood learning
The Marshmallow Test has sparked debate and inspired replication for more than 40 years. Is it a true measurement of executive function skills and therefore predictive of life success for all children or not so for less advantaged children?