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Early Sensorial - The Mystery Bag

The Mystery Bag is an activity usually associated with older children (3-5 years). An adult would put a few small items in the bag (it's important …

Give poor kids a chance with early education

In his state of the union address this year, President Obama proposed "working with states to make high-quality preschool available to every single child in America". It was one of the more unexpected pitches, and it immediately became politicized. Advocates were buoyed by the president's support …

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Education

“Digital literacy will probably be the only kind of literacy there is”

<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 …

InformED

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

Education

Child Abuse Impacts Brain Development

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has published an extensive new report on child abuse and neglect. Below is a summarized version of some of the …

Family and Relationships: Attachment: Battleground in the Parenting Wars?

The term <i>attachment parenting</i>—usually associated with co-sleeping, baby-“wearing” and prolonged breast-feeding—is heard increasingly often these days. …

When Does Discipline Begin?

An age-by-age guide to setting limits.<p>Too Young to Discipline?<p>Your newborn cries, you pick him up. He's hungry, you feed him. His diaper is wet, you change him. Of course you cater to his every need. Baby care is hard enough; surely, you think, you don't need to worry about disciplining your little …

Parenting

Breastfeeding aids child brain development, study finds

Breastfeeding produces not only healthier babies but also brighter children, according to a study. As little as four weeks of breastfeeding for a new-born infant has a "positive and significant effect" on brain development, it finds, right up to secondary school and beyond.<p>Children who had been …