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NCERT norms to streamline early education of children

Running a pre-school or a lower primary section at a small accommodation with unqualified teachers and untrained staff could be a thing of the past …

The Elementary School Years Now vs. Then

Trends go in and out of style, even in elementary school. That’s easy enough to accept. But the elementary experience when we were in school is …

Little kids and 'toxic stress': we can solve this

<b>(CNN) —</b> All children have incredible potential, most with parents, teachers and other adults in their lives who want the best for them. Unfortunately, many schools, particularly those that serve children with the greatest need, face obstacles that limit children's educational success -- rote …

Health Care

What Would You Think If You Received This Preschool’s (Absurd) Newsletter?

If you’re going to teach young children, you need to understand the stages of child development and plan your expectations accordingly. At the very …

Parenting

Cash incentives, overseas study trips for senior childcare teachers in new programme

SINGAPORE: Pre-school principals and lead teachers can now go on overseas study trips and receive cash incentives, under a new professional …

Education

Dear Parents: Your Pre-Schoolers Have a Bad Attitude and Keep Squirming. This Must Stop

Kudos to the ScaryMommy blog for scaring up this truly bloodchilling memo from a pre-k. While cheerily (or perhaps dutifully) noting “Autumn is …

Education

I've been in education for 20 years — here's what everyone gets wrong about kindergarten

I recently shared some of my research on how kindergarten has changed— namely, with more academics and less play. It generated a lot of interest, and most either thought my work was spot on or that I didn't understand how important it is for children to learn academics early so they can succeed in …

Inequality, Failure, and the Case for Spending $100 Billion on Childhood Education

Our country lags pitifully far behind when it comes to public childcare programs. Time to change that.<p>By<p>Sep 27 2017, 3:40 PM<p>The United States has …

On Being the Odd Gender Out at Work

Carpentry and teaching are two of the most gendered professions. We talked to a man and a woman who defy expectations<p>In a world — or maybe economic …

These schools want to wipe away gender stereotypes from an early age

<b>(CNN) —</b> From the moment a child is born, its gender pretty much determines how they will dress, which toys they'll be given and ultimately how they are meant to behave within society.<p>But some schools in Sweden are trying to strip away such gender norms.<p>There's nothing obviously out of the ordinary …

Gender-Neutral

Preschool a Nazi-like institution for brainwashing children into being liberal: Alabama Republican Roy Moore | The Star

Citing studies, he said preschool has proven to be ineffective.<p>He argued it is dangerous.<p>“Why, then, do social liberals like Hillary Clinton push so …

Rich kids are in pre-K while poor ones are with Grandma

If you're still on the fence about whether quality early-childhood education matters, consider this:<p>By age 3, inequality in the U.S. is clear: Rich …

Child Care

Lifelong Kindergarten: how to learn like a kid, by the co-creator of Scratch

After thirty years of this kind of wonderful hands-on experience, Resnick has distilled his approach and that of his mentors and peers (notably …

Standardized Testing

Colorful Kindergarten in Japan

Architect Emmanuelle Moureaux is behind a colorful kindergarten in the city of Fukuoka in Japan. The façade is ornamented with 63 trees made with 22 …

Japan