Early learning or early education — this topic follows programs and stories relating to learning experiences before K-12 education.
By: Todd Brekhus. Seeing the positive effects of parental engagement, school districts across the country are taking the next step and asking, “Why not tap the entire community?” Here are five best practices for this collective impact approach.
By: Mitch Center. Most kids want to grow up fast—they want to run before they’re steady on their feet walking, and swim in the deep end. With these pro tips, your kids can get a head start on reading more challenging "big kid" material.
By: Tammy Kwan. As the world continues to change at an ever-faster rate, how can we best prepare the next generation to flourish in this new economy? Moreover, how can we do it equitably? Early education is key.
By: Linda Buchner. In this guest post/podcast, Emma Huvos shares a bit about her philosophy for concentrating on nature in early ed, which led her to build a unique preschool on her family’s 80-acre farm.
This holiday season is the perfect chance to treat the little ones you love to something that will encourage exploration, critical thinking & problem solving. Here, we've compiled a list of great STEM gifts for kids ranging in age from preschool to elementary school.
By: Sandra L. Love. Learning is more effective when it is an active rather than a passive process, so engage students through movement. Here are four strategies for integrating critical thinking and kinesthetic learning in the classroom.
Math is all around us, and stories are one way we attempt to understand the world. So here is a list of good books for children compiled by our friends at MIND Research that use story-telling to explore math concepts.
By: Dr. Genevra Walters. Conversations about college and careers need to start earlier rather than later, with educators thinking past the traditional style of teaching to truly prepare students for life outside school.