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  • The Case of Brain Science and Guided Play: A Developing Story

    NAEYC - June 12, 2017

    Perhaps the most striking finding about play comes from research with animals in which play-specifically, rough and tumble play-has been shown to promote early brain development. ...Read More

  • Hands-On Learning

    Community Play Things - June 04, 2017

    Hands-on activities empower children to be problem solvers, equipped with the tools to cope with the inevitable challenges and idiosyncrasies of life....Read More

  • Apple Begins With The Letter A: Promoting Letter Recognition in the Classroom

    Early Childhood News - June 01, 2017

    It's so exciting for children to master the building blocks of prereading, and so thrilling for adults to witness, that sometimes we don't realize there are supports missing from the foundation. ...Read More

  • Ways to Promote Summer Learning

    AZ Early Childhood Network - May 26, 2017

    Summer is quickly approaching, which means less time in a structured environment and more time out in the sun. Even though school is out, it doesn't mean students should stop learning....Read More

  • The Importance Of Sequencing Skills In A Child's Development

    Seeme and Liz - May 25, 2017

    Sequencing skills are extremely important in everyone's day to day life. But without these early skills in place children are left with gaps in their overall development....Read More

  • Report urges educators to integrate STEM in pre-K

    Education Drive - May 24, 2017

    A new report funded by the National Science Foundation attempts to offer some possible solutions for better integrating STEM practices, tools and lessons into early childhood education, finding that both teachers and parents are extremely important in helping to develop young students' STEM knowledge, according to eSchool News....Read More

  • Caring Relationships: The Heart of Early Brain Development

    NAEYC - May 23, 2017

    Of all that brain science has taught us over the last 30 years, one of the clearest findings is that early brain development is directly influenced by babies' day-to-day interactions with their caregivers....Read More