We sat down with Sarah Roseberry Lytle, of the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, who hosted a popular session on early cognitive development at SXSWedu last week.
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March 13, 2015
February 03, 2015
Now an option for parents of young children: a "virtual" preschool with digital learning materials, activity guides, learning analytics, and "homeroom teachers," all accessible online through your computer, tablet, or smartphone.
January 23, 2015
Preschool programs focused on treating children who have suffered from trauma continue to spring up across the country with the aim of preparing the most fragile young learners for kindergarten and beyond.
December 01, 2014
Plans call for a new assessment, known as a "kindergarten-entry profile," to be introduced statewide in 2017.
November 25, 2014
Children who attended a full-day program were also less likely to be chronically absent, says a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
October 16, 2014
Homeless children under the age of 5 are more likely to suffer from toxic stress and run a heightened risk of starting kindergarten unprepared.
September 12, 2014
The research, conducted by the College Board, showed that students with earliest birthdays in their kindergarten cohort were more likely to take and pass Advanced Placement tests and graduate from college in 4 years.
June 19, 2014
School leaders in the 34,000-student district are hoping to boost school readiness and enrollment in prekindergarten classes by enacting the measure.
June 11, 2014
Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors, now in 34 states, has an impact on how often Latino parents read to their children, and how these parents see themselves as advocates.
May 15, 2014
These assessments are intended to help give teachers an idea of their students' strengths and weaknesses at the start of their school careers.