June 2011 Archives

A study in The Clinical Neuropsychologist shows that a region of the brain important for cognitive and motor control was smaller in 4- and 5-year-olds with ADHD than in typically developing children of the same age range.

As if you didn't already have enough summer reading suggestions, here's a mix of recent hot links and a book review to add to your options.

Longtime educator Terry Lock has been appointed to the newly created position of state early childhood coordinator in Hawaii.

North Carolina lawmakers passed a budget that would cut 20 percent of funding for state pre-K (More at Four) and Smart Start, which serve children ages 6 and younger,

First lady Michelle Obama released a checklist today of healthy practices child care providers can use to reduce childhood obesity.

It's been a big week for early childhood on Capitol Hill: a Hollywood star promoting early learning and three new bills introduced in the Senate.

Researchers find that mothers use more complex language and have greater interaction with children when reading a wordless book than reading a book with text.


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