Tristin Kennedy Eddy

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Cost of child care in every state — and where Colorado ranks

DENVER — Deciding to have a child is arguably the biggest decision a person makes in her life. With parenthood comes a profound responsibility that …

California voters think childcare workers are underpaid

Governor Brown has proposed freezing the state's education budget at its current level<p>But a recent Field Poll from the L.A. Partnership for Early …

Disability-focused daycare hoping to expand into weekdays

Operators of a Portugal Cove-St. Philip's preschool for children with disabilities hope the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is changing its …

Canada

How To Get Parents Meaningfully Involved In Your School

<b>How To Get Parents Meaningfully Involved In Your School</b><p>by <b>Carol Goedken, CEO of Families & Schools Together</b><p>Improving the academic trajectory of …

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 …

Experts say we're doing early childhood education wrong

Ali Ingersoll, WIVB - BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) <b>-</b> It's the time of year where parents are starting to look at schools for their children for the upcoming …

Kindergarteners aren't getting nearly enough play time — here's why it matters

Researchers have demonstrated that five-year-olds are spending more time engaged in teacher-led academic learning activities than play-based learning opportunities that facilitate child-initiated investigations and foster social development among peers.<p>As a former kindergarten teacher, a father of …

Teaching

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 …