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Why More Curious Kids Learn Better

Thursday, May 3, 2018

From BigThink: “A higher level of curiosity pointed towards higher test scores in math and reading regardless of other factors. Curious students also showed better social skills and emotional control than their peers.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

The State of Preschool in the U.S.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

From U.S. News and World Report: “Most developed nations now offer universal preschool – even China has committed to pre-K for every 4-year-old by 2020,” Steven Barnett, the institute’s senior co-director, said on a press call Tuesday. “Meanwhile, the United States has made little progress. This is no way to compete globally now or in… Continue Reading The State of Preschool in the U.S.

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Science Teaching Children To Read

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

  “Researchers, educators, and policy makers can begin applying these principles early on in children’s lives, before they have entered formal schooling, with the goal of reducing achievement gaps that are often pronounced even before children have participated in their first day of primary school.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.