The federal Institute of Education Sciences has synthesized the results of dozens of research studies in early intervention and early-childhood education.
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July 24, 2013
May 15, 2013
Researchers at the University of Minnesota are studying how to measure executive function as a foundation for early-school-readiness.
September 19, 2012
Too much mercury, which tuna may contain large amounts of, can lead to the impairment of cognitive thinking, memory, attention, language, and fine motor and visual spatial skills in children, whose brains are still developing.
August 15, 2012
Social networking and new technologies have helped revive a 50-year-old national education study.
July 24, 2012
Children's health and education are showing positive signs even in the midst of a dismal economic environment, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual ranking of child well-being, released this morning.
June 27, 2012
A new University of California, Los Angeles study finds that teaching autistic preschoolers to share attention during play can improve their language skills five years later.
January 03, 2012
Parents of children enrolled in Head Start programs spend more time reading, engaging in academic activities, and attending museums and other events with their children, according to new research from Alexander M. Gelber and Adam Isen at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Fathers who don't live with their children spend more time with children when they have enrolled in Head Start, and continue to do so even after the child has left Head Start.
August 24, 2011
A British study finds that children as young as 2 can identify grammar and complex sentence structure.
October 12, 2010
A new randomized control trial in Mississippi has found a kindergarten literacy program can boost disadvantaged students' vocabulary in kindergarten by as much as an extra month of school.
June 02, 2009
An innovative study finds that playing a television in the home dramatically reduces the amount of words that young children hear and try to speak.