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Quality Is Crucial to Sustaining Benefits of Pre-K

Thursday, May 10, 2018

From Education Week: “Plenty of early-childhood studies have shown that children who attend preschool start kindergarten with a measurable advantage over their peers who were not enrolled.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Play and Love: Key to Babies’ Development

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

From Goodstart Early Learning: “Building trust with our babies and providing engaging and age-appropriate learning opportunities is so important because it means they will develop skills in a wide range of areas and also have that great social and emotional connection with their carers and friends.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Home Visits Provide Benefits For Students and Schools

Monday, May 7, 2018

From Education Dive: “Home visits for families with young children in Florida’s largest county have dramatically reduced abuse and neglect, increased immunization rates to near 100%, reduced unwanted pregnancies and have cut sudden infant death syndrome cases in half.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

5 Things Your Baby’s Brain Is Like, According To Science

Friday, May 4, 2018

From Romper: “Because basic cognitive and general development are taking place in your baby’s brain are at the early stages, a lot of how your baby reacts is simply instinctual. Their behavior can be seen as a reaction of their brains trying to learn and mature, too.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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.