Articles about child development


Ready for Success

Last updated: 04/15/2018

Ready for Success Quality Care, School-Readiness, and the Skills Young Children Need to Succeed By Laura A. Jana, M.D. Date: March 07, 2018 Comment Mail Facebook Twitter Pinterest

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Alumnus Honors Mister Rogers Legacy

Last updated: 04/15/2018

Junlei Li ensures Rogers' lessons continue to help children around the world As a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University in 1999, Junlei Li was literally Fred Rogers' neigh

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Kids 50 years ago almost never drew scientists as women. Now they do almost a third of the time

Last updated: 04/15/2018

(CNN)If you had asked a young child 50 years ago to draw a picture of a scientist, about 99% of the drawings would be of men. Ask children to do the same drawing today, and close t

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Child development and parental engagement in rich and poor households

Last updated: 04/15/2018

Ariel Kalil, Professor of Public Policy, University of Chicago, asks why children’s outcomes are diverging so dramatically. Her goal is to understand the factors that account for

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What I've Learned So Far...Child Development Lessons from a Stay-at-Home Mom

Last updated: 04/15/2018

{I may have a Ph.D. in Human Development, but the best lessons I've learned in child development have been as a stay-at-home mom} I usually do not talk about my personal life too m

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A Citywide Focus on Out-of-School Learning

Last updated: 04/15/2018

What does it take to create quality afterschool and summer experiences — for all children? The connection is clear: Closing persistent achievement gaps between advantaged and les

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Long-Term Gains: Pre-K Programs Lead to Furthered Education Later in Life

Last updated: 04/15/2018

School programs for children as young as three years have long been seen by many as little more than institutional babysitting. But recent research has offered renewed evidence tha

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The Hidden Effect of Early Childhood Education Programs

Last updated: 04/15/2018

{Preschool doesn't change kids' IQ. The effects of preschool are much more subtle but no less important} I noticed a recent article on Wired Science entitled "How Preschool Changes

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Lessons from Research about Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care

Last updated: 04/15/2018

Data and research on early childhood and schools, childhood education and care, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Education GPS, Teaching and Learning Internat

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For Teenagers, Praising 'Effort' May Not Promote a Growth Mindset

Last updated: 04/15/2018

Teachers have long been told to praise students' effort, rather than simply saying they are "smart," as a way to encourage students to think of their intelligence as something that

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