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Largest education and care providers in the US commit to building equity and inclusion

A group of the largest childcare providers in the United States, known as the Early Care and Education Consortium (ECEC), issued a statement earlier this month, confirming their commitment to formally incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion into their programs.

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by Freya Lucas

More support and training is needed to help educators combat racial bias, research finds

Educators are just as likely to have racial biases as non-educators, and more support and training for educators is needed to mitigate these, US researchers have found.

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by Freya Lucas

From obesity to allergies, outdoor play is the best medicine for children

What if there was a simple, inexpensive and fun way to address some of the major challenges facing humanity today. What if it could help improve children’s health, development and well-being?

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by Freya Lucas

Napping helps preschoolers unlock their full potential for learning

For many parents of young children, the highlight of their day is nap time – not for them, but for their little ones. Especially now, with most preschools closed, getting a child to nap is the golden ticket. Not only can it mean uninterrupted work or self-care time for parents, but their unrecognizable tyrants often wake as happy campers after a nap.

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by Freya Lucas

Is reading facial expressions more of a challenge for “the touch screen” generation?

A new UCLA psychology study has explored a question which many early childhood education and care (ECEC) professionals may have pondered - are today’s children, who grow up with mobile technology from birth, worse at reading emotions and picking up cues from people’s faces than children who didn’t grow up with tablets and smartphones?

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by Freya Lucas

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