Deborah Ball realized years ago she had a problem. It was around 1980. She'd been working as an elementary school teacher in East Lansing, Michigan for about five years. But she felt like she just wasn't
We need to encourage children to love and read books if we’re to improve literacy levels, says teacher Nancie Atwell According to UNESCO, one in three children in developing countries are still unable
When I was a young social psychologist and feminist in the 1970s, I never imagined that I would be asked to testify for the defense in a rape case. Rape laws at the time still included the "marital rape
Schools in the Nordic country prioritize play in early education. The Atlantic: The Joyful, Illiterate Kindergarteners Of Finland In America, kindergarteners are expected to have a firm grasp on literacy.
Debate in early childhood education has largely shifted from the kindergarten to the pre-kindergarten. A lot of attention has been paid to the question, "Does Head Start work?" Back in the day, a kindergarten