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‘Risky’ Playgrounds Are Making a Comeback

Friday, September 20, 2019

From Pocket: “Is the current playground model fostering creativity, independence, and problem-solving? What does risk really mean—and when is it OK? What can alternatives to current play spaces look like?” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Study Shows Link Between Early Education And Future Career Success

Friday, September 20, 2019

From Forbes: “Our childhood experiences directly influence who we become as an adult. From our early relationships, to the food we eat and daily chores – every piece from our early life affects our future path and careers we choose. ” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Is Preschool Really Worth It? New Research Says Yes

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

From Healthline: “Children who attend quality preschools display greater self-regulatory behavior and academic skills than their counterparts who don’t attend preschool, according to new research.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Team Up with Sesame Workshop on Early-Childhood Education

Friday, September 13, 2019

From People: “The tech mogul, 35, and pediatrician’s philanthropic organization, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, is working in conjunction with The Primary School and Sesame Workshop to help fund a ‘new curriculum’ that aims to ‘integrate social emotional learning into early childhood literacy lessons,’ according to a press release.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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How to Raise a Kid Who Loves to Read

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

From Medium: “Snuggle up with your kid, and make the story interactive by asking them questions about what’s happening in the book. But other times of day are just as good for reading — there’s no reason to limit your story time to right before you tuck them in.” Read the full article here. View more articles… Continue Reading How to Raise a Kid Who Loves to Read