How do children decide what’s fair?

Should a teacher reward a whole class for the good deeds of one student? What about the other side of the discipline picture: should a whole class be punished for the misdeeds of just a few students?

6 days ago

by Craig Smith, University of Michigan

Sesame Workshop launches initiative to support children affected by parental addiction

Sesame Street has welcomed a new muppet Karli whose mother struggles with addiction, in a bid to offer hope and resilience to children who are living with the same issues.

9 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Innovation ecosystem reveals the first cohort of companies in acceleration lab to support innovation in ECEC

Futurebound, a US-based “movement of changemakers” seeking to fuel innovation in child development, and solve the issues of developmental vulnerabilities for children starting school has recently announced the projects which will make up the first cohort in its acceleration lab that supports ventures with a focus on solutions for children under the age of 10.

10 days ago

by Freya Lucas

US researchers find school readiness tests predict success in school 18 months later

Researchers from the University of Missouri (MU) College of Education have found that a readiness test can predict kindergarteners success in school after 18 months, which they believe will allow teachers and parents more time to build essential academic and social behavioral skills.

14 days ago

by Freya Lucas

New research learns about language in the ECEC classroom from a child’s perspective

A recent US study, published in PLOS ONE has explored the linguistic environment of preschool children, seeking to learn more about how children are exposed to language in their classrooms. Researchers found that although children may be in the same room, each child in the preschool has a profoundly different experience.

a month ago

by Freya Lucas