Don’t know how to get your kid to do math? Try patterns

The Conversation – Bethany Rittle-Johnson “Parents and teachers know that reading to their children in preschool and kindergarten is important. But how can parents and teachers support young children’s mathematics knowledge? One often overlooked activity...

How one Massachusetts town turned around early reading program

The Christian Science Monitor – Stacy Teicher Khadaroo “When Carlos entered Kristen Reidy’s first-grade class at the Salemwood School in Malden, Mass., nearly five years ago, his reading scores put him in the “at risk” category. He missed his dad, who was...

My Turn: Early childhood education helps communities prosper

The Concord Monitor – SCOTT HILLIARD “It’s no secret that there is now a surge of opiate use here in the Granite State, and with that, a growing presence of criminal activity, including violent crimes. As sheriff of Merrimack County, I know that New...

Quality early education key to ending generational crime

The Sun Journal – Rep. Lloyd “Skip” Herrick and Rep. Richard Pickett “As first-term legislators from Oxford County, our orientation is pretty conservative. We don’t like spending taxpayers’ money. But what we like even less — and what we saw...

Make Families Grand – It’s never too early for STEM

Sky-Hi News – Maegan Lokteff “The Colorado Early Learning and Development guidelines highlights that STEM-related learning is a key part to early cognitive development, stating, “Early ideas about number and size lay the foundation for the development of...

Does Your Child Care Provider Have at Least a High School Diploma?

The Huffington Post – Tara Chklovski “The science is clear; Children begin learning from birth, developing their vision, hearing, language, and cognitive functions very fast in the early years of life and especially in the first year…Children who...