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Preschoolers Need More Outdoor Playtime in Daycare

Daycare centers play a very important role in helping preschoolers reach their daily physical exercise needs. But a new study shows that very few …

With Parents' Help, Preschoolers Can Learn to Pay Attention

Pay attention! Whether it's listening to a teacher giving instructions or completing a word problem, the ability to tune out distractions and focus …

Why Playing Outdoors Makes Children Smarter

Author and clinical psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison writes, “Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a …

Kids

Children Brain Development 0-6 Years Self Development

Brain Development<p>No one can emphasize enough the importance of brain development in early childhood education. Today’s developing technology and …

Moving to the rhythm 'can help language skills'

<b>Moving in time to a steady beat is closely linked to better language skills, a study suggests.</b><p>People who performed better on rhythmic tests also showed enhanced neural responses to speech sounds.<p>The researchers suggest that practising music could improve other skills, particularly reading.<p>In the …

Naps Can Help Preschool Children Learn

Classroom naps can enhance memory and support learning in preschool children, a new study showed. The results might help educators make informed …

10 Current Psychology Studies Every Parent Should Know

Whether parents are happier than non-parents, why siblings are so different, the perils of discipline, bedtimes, TV and more…• Try one of PsyBlog's …

Involving families in early childhood science education

An elementary school PTA veteran observed to me, “If you want families to come to school, serve food or have their child take part in a performance.” …

Top Early Childhood Education Blogs

Is free higher education fair?

<b>by Barbara Ischinger</b> <b><br>Director for Education and Skills</b><p>I was in Berlin recently to launch the German edition of Starting Strong III at an international …

How Is Media Affecting Kids?

Share this infographic on your site!<p>Embed this infographic on your site!<p>Early-Childhood-Education-Degrees.com has taken a look at the effect of media …

A Fabulous TED Talk on ADHD for Teachers

Stephen is a Senior Directing major at Carnegie Mellon. He is also the current President of Carnegie Mellon's Film Club. He recently completed his …

InformED

The influence of parental involvement on a student’s academic success should not be underestimated. While brain power, work ethic, and even genetics …

Five simple activities that promote teamwork!

In the preschool classroom, life is all about learning how to work with others and this is an especially challenging proposition for young children. …

Play being 'pushed aside' in nurseries

<b>The role of play is being sidelined in England's nurseries because of government shifts towards more formal learning, experts say.</b><p>Nursery teachers and other child carers will no longer need training in how children learn through play under two key qualifications being drawn up.<p>Play is central to …

Kindergarten Teachers’ Effects on Five Year-Olds’ Futures

I never went to preschool. I also missed being in kindergarten when I went to a Pittsburgh (PA) elementary school in the early 1940s. It was my …

The 20 Best Beer Towns In America

Today's drinkers become more educated by the day, and the breadth of choices available to them has never been so extensive.<p>This is great for beer lovers, and beneficial on the supply side as well, as a high-quality product created by friendly, local brewers gets consumers to open their wallets a …

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