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Yet another study confirms the huge benefits of investing in early childhood education

On Tuesday of this week, early education workers and thought leaders joined together at the North Carolina Child Care Coalition’s annual Early …

Early childhood education

Apr. 4, 2018 — Individuals may be unaware of their degree of impairment from sleep deficiency, which raises the question of whether these individuals …

11 Times Beverly Cleary Totally Got Your Childhood -- And Life

The centenarian still knows exactly what it means to be a kid.<p>Happy birthday, Beverly Cleary! The legendary children’s book author turns 101 on Wednesday.<p>Though the increasing strength of the children’s and young adult fiction markets have given kids today many more options, from <i>The Hunger Games</i> to …

Early childhood development: A smart investment for life

<i>Early Childhood Development: A Smart Beginning for Economies on the Rise</i> is one of the events at the 2016 Spring Meetings of the International …

Make-Believe Play Is an Important Part of Childhood Development

Visit any preschool classroom during free play and you will likely see a child pretending to be someone else. Make-believe play is a ubiquitous part …

Causes of childhood obesity complex, but families, media play key roles

Although the causes of obesity are complex, families have significant influence on children's dietary habits and weight, and should be involved in …

Dealing With Childhood Obesity

Sensitive topics like childhood obesity are definitely ones that need to be discussed but many tip toe around them. Fast food restaurants and drive through places make is so easy for us to consume foods on the go and provide a super quick method to get a meal. However, most meals are high in …

How To Handle Childhood Disorders

The thermometer beeped as my husband and I waited in sickened anticipation. Beep beep. Two beeps are bad. Two beeps mean his temperature is above 101. We looked together... 104 PANIC. What do we do?<p>This was our third month in a row with PFAPA (Periodic Fever, Aphthous Stomatitis, Pharyngitis, …

Why we must cherish the role of imagination in childhood

Forget the educational Gradgrinds and school league tables’ fixation on facts – to imagine is the mind at its most human<p>I read recently about a six-year-old girl falling to her death from a high building in Japan after watching a cartoon featuring children who could fly. It struck a chord because I …

Parenting

What Do We Know About Pre-K? That We Should Start Sooner, Says Report

Perry Preschool. Abecedarian. Chicago Child-Parent Centers. Boston. Tulsa.<p>For early-childhood advocates, those names—shorthand for some of the most …

The Evolution of Early Childhood Development

The study and insights into the ancient mystery of the development of a human brain remains one of our generation's greatest achievements. A baby's mind is where it all begins, we now know. A missed step in their early years can cause them to play catch up for the rest of their lives.<p>It is …

The transformative power of early childhood development

<i>Photo credit: GPE/Alexandra Humme</i><p>The evidence is vast: exposing children before the age of five to stimulating environments strengthens their language development, social and emotional health, problem solving abilities, memory function, use of logic, analytical skills and ability to cope with new …

7 iPhone apps for kids that will help them learn something new

To help you out, we sifted through a bunch of kids apps to find the best, focusing on ones that were highly rated and recently updated.<p>The following seven apps will teach your kid about the human body, math, spelling, music, numbers, and the world in general.

American Experience

Andrew Carnegie: The Richest Man in the World | Article<p>Biography: Andrew Carnegie<p>At a time when America struggled -- often violently -- to sort out …

American Federation of Labor

William Green (1870-1952), one of the outstanding American trade union leaders of the twentieth century, served as president of the American …

Central American Federation

<b>Central American Federation</b> or <b>Central American Union,</b> political confederation (1825–38) of the republics of Central America—Costa Rica, Guatemala, …

America on the Move | Exhibition

Inventions of the 19th Century

The Civil War defined the 19th century in the United States and was a seminal historic event. After the war, the invention of usable electricity, …

Center for Civic Education

Fishers Junior High School Places First in the We the People National Invitational!Congratulations to Fishers Junior High School for placing first in …

American History: "Growth of a Nation"

International statistics

05.06.2014<p>In response to anonymous' question: what is the other in Canada's land use category ...<p>25.05.2014<p>Kosovo is categorized as a landlocked …

Panama Canal

Catharine Beecher on the Duty of American Women

Transcription of Primary Source<p>My Dear Friend …<p>It has of late become quite fashionable in all benevolent efforts, to shower upon our sex an abundance …

Brownson

Orestes A. Brownson -- preacher, magazine editor, lecturer, reformer, socialist, Transcendentalist, and writer -- was an avid labor reformer in the …

Where Liberty is Reborn

Freedom: A History of US. Webisode 7: What is Freedom? | PBS

Innovative, standards- based Teacher Guides and Lesson Plans prepared by the Talent Development Middle Schools Program at Johns Hopkins …

Historical Thinking Matters: Why Historical Thinking Matters

Explore this interactive presentation where Professor Sam Wineburg discusses how historians investigate what happened in the past.<p>Focusing on the …

Observing Constitution Day

Background<p>On September 17, 1787, a majority of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention approved the documents over which they had labored …

United States History - Slavery and Sectionalism

One issue, however, exacerbated the regional and economic differences between North and South: slavery. Resenting the large profits amassed by …

Internet History Sourcebooks

Modern History Sourcebook:<br>The Declaration of Sentiments,<br>Seneca Falls Conference, 1848<p><i>Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott, two American activists</i> …