Lisa Robinson

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What We Can — and Can’t — Learn From New Jersey to Improve Pre-K Teacher Training and Pay

Should pre-K teachers have degrees? A recent New York Times Magazine article looks at both some of the challenges facing early childhood teachers and …

Education

This Simple Parenting Hack Saved My Sanity

“Sandro, the school bus will be here in three minutes. Please, PLEASE put your shoes on.”<p>“Mom, did you know that the peregrine falcon is the fastest …

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the 'Batman Effect'

Instilling perseverance at a young age will serve your child well throughout life.<p>It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention …

Kids

Response: Students Must 'Engage in Math Problem-Solving' Not Just 'Follow Procedures'

Response: Students Must 'Engage in Math Problem-Solving' & Not Just 'Follow Procedures'<p><b>(This is the final post in a two-part series. You can see Part</b> …

New Study: Quality Pre-K Boosts High School Graduation Rates

A recent analysis of five decades of data shows that high-quality early childhood education has lasting benefits for kids. Yet in North Carolina, …

Education

Pupil–teacher ratio in primary education by country in Europe

<b>Tip:</b> See my list of the Most Common Mistakes in English. It will teach you how to avoid mis­takes with com­mas, pre­pos­i­tions, ir­reg­u­lar verbs, …

Making Connections. Early Childhood Educators and the American Economy: An American Story

The economic benefits of investing in highquality early learning have been well documented over the past two decades, with decisive evidence produced …

Primetime for Coaching: Improving Instructional Coaching in Early Childhood Education

A growing number of early childhood education (ECE) programs are using coaching to support teachers’ professional development and improve the quality …

What Pre-K Means for Your Pre-Teenager

Just how important is good preschool in the course of a child’s life?<p>Skeptical researchers have contended that it doesn’t really matter, that preschool provides only short-term educational assistance that fades out after a few years. But new findings from a continuing study of 4,000 children in …

Education

What Sort of Coaching Works Best for Early Childhood Educators? New Report Offers Some Clues

Ten years ago today, when then-President George W. Bush signed legislation reauthorizing Head Start, he hoped that “emphasis on research-based …

Pre-K Program Can Boost Kids' Self-Regulation Skills

A new study shows that pre-kindergarten children who participate in a short, daily intervention designed to improve self-regulation skills improve …