Articles about child development


Is Earning a Child Development Associate Credential Worth It?

Last updated: 03/25/2019

Interested in caring for youngsters, teaching preschool or even running a daycare? Before jumping into the career of your dreams, you will need the proper credentials and...

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Why Make-Believe Play Is an Important Part of Childhood Development - Early Learning Nation

Last updated: 03/06/2019

Visit any preschool classroom during free play and you will likely see a child pretending to be someone else. Make-believe play is a ubiquitous part of early childhood. And...

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Who am I? Developing a Sense of Self and Belonging

Last updated: 02/15/2019

This article, reprinted from the January 2019 issue of the ZERO TO THREE Journal, is an excerpt from the ZERO TO THREE Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators™ Course...

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Screen time predicts delays in child development, says new research

Last updated: 02/04/2019

Researchers, doctors, public health officials and parents are all trying to make sense of the impact of screen time on children. Some historians argue that every new technology...

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Greenville First Steps Selected as Activating Agency for Triple P – Children's Trust of South Carolina

Last updated: 02/02/2019

Greenville – Children’s Trust of South Carolina has selected Greenville First Steps to be the local coordinating agency that will activate the Positive Parenting Program, known...

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Study: Natural disaster affects children's schooling years later

Last updated: 01/29/2019

The social disruption that results from natural disasters often interrupts children's schooling. However, we know little about how children's learning is affected in the years...

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Are you helping your toddler's aggressive behavior?

Last updated: 01/20/2019

Physical aggression in toddlers has been thought to be associated with the frustration caused by language problems, but a recent study by researchers at the University of...

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Gov. Newsom wants universal preschool for low-income children in California to be phased in over three years

Last updated: 01/18/2019

Within days of being sworn in as California’s chief executive, Governor Gavin Newsom is expected to put forward a three-year plan to achieve universal preschool in California...

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Society for Research in Child Development SRCD

Last updated: 01/09/2019

General Information Applicants may only apply for one travel award per Biennial Applicants must be a current SRCD member when applying and by the time of the 2019 Biennial...

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Children’s Verbal Memory to Be Investigated in Replication Project

Last updated: 12/27/2018

The editors of Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science(AMPPS) announce a call for those interested in participating in a Registered Replication Report of...

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