Articles about child development


Up Close and Personal with Nature

Last updated: 06/18/2018

View this email in your browser Up Close and Personal with Nature It’s summertime, and that usually means more outdoor time. But I keep thinking about Last Child in the Woods by

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Volume 17, Issue 24 - National Institute for Early Education Research

Last updated: 06/18/2018

Highlighting the week's most interesting stories and studies: Factoids, Quality and Pre-K Dancing In 1995, researchers Betty Hart and Todd Risley reported that children of highly

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Grant to Help Families in Emergency Housing with High-Quality Early Childhood Education

Last updated: 06/15/2018

Rutgers University–Camden professor helping to create new program promoting early childhood education and developmentally informed practices in emergency housing Families and ho

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Gene-Environment Interaction: Epigenetics and Child Development

Last updated: 06/10/2018

Inside the nucleus of each cell in our bodies, we have chromosomes, which contain the code for characteristics that pass to the next generation. Within these chromosomes, specific

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How Home & School Environment Affect Student Achievement

Last updated: 05/31/2018

How should student achievement be measured? Many schools are moving away from traditional measurements such as letter grades and testing. Assessment of achievement should reflect a

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Why Are So Many Gifted Children Also Highly Sensitive?

Last updated: 05/31/2018

It’s a scientific fact that 20% of the population is born with a gene that allows them to “process sensory data much more deeply and thoroughly” than other people do. We also

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10 Facts You May Not Know About Gifted Children But Should

Last updated: 05/31/2018

But you are gifted, you should be at the top of your class! I’ve been writing about gifted children for a few years now, and the more I write, and the more I connect with parents

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ACESSE Resource D: How to Craft 3D Classroom Science Assessments

Last updated: 05/31/2018

As the educational vision in the NRC Framework for K-12 Science Education is being implemented, it is crucial to design assessment practices to be coherent with its 3D model of lea

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Creativity in Gifted Children

Last updated: 05/27/2018

What is Creativity? Who is creative? How can I support a creative gifted child? Find answers to your questions in our book: Creativity in Gifted Children Book Description: Defining

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Emotional Intensity is My Superpower – PART 4: Understanding Existential Depression

Last updated: 05/27/2018

Today is the last part of my series on turning emotional intensity into a superpower. Together we’ve looked at the extreme emotions associated with emotional intensity, intense e

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