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Reading With Toddlers Linked to Reduced Harsh Parenting, Enhanced Child Behavior

Friday, May 24, 2019

From ScienceDaily: “The study, published in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, suggests additional benefits from shared reading — a stronger parent-child bond and less hyperactivity and attention problems in children.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Quality Preschool Benefits Multiple Generations

Friday, May 24, 2019

From Futurity: “Early childhood education programs can benefit life outcomes in ways that span generations, new research shows.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Connecting Health and Education So Children Can Learn and Thrive

Friday, May 24, 2019

From Stanford Social Innovation Review: “Building effective policy advocacy campaigns, creating programs that support sustainable systemic changes, and engaging parents to identify and advocate for critical issues are all key to supporting healthy schools and communities.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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How Movement and Exercise Help Kids Learn

Thursday, May 23, 2019

From Mind/Shift: “When you cut down recess, you are removing time that kids can run around. And when they run around, their brains are getting a bubble bath of good neurochemicals, neurotransmitters and endorphins. These help memory and mood.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.