Early experience with science can help youngsters develop critical problem-solving skills, but many parents feel ill-equipped to pursue the subject with their children, according to a new survey.
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September 20, 2017
Scientists have developed a kindness curriculum that they argue should be taught right along with math and reading.
May 24, 2017
The cognitive psychologist's new book "is meant to leave the teacher with a useful cartoon model of what's happening in the mind when a skilled reader reads."
May 04, 2017
A research effort examines how teachers can use children's literature to teach math.
January 24, 2017
A new set of grantees will explore professional development, training, and curricular materials in STEM subjects for early-childhood teachers.
January 04, 2017
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As part of a larger equity-focused agenda announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Carmen Fariña last fall, New York City public schools are working on a 10-year deadline to get all students reading proficiently by the end of 2nd grade.
April 22, 2016
The White House is celebrating federal, state and local initiatives intended to help young children learn more about science, technology, engineering, and math.
April 13, 2016
Less than two years after it started a leading-edge readiness assessment for kindergarten students, Maryland backs off, saying it takes too much time away from instruction.