Early Learning

Early learning or early education — this topic follows programs and stories relating to learning experiences before K-12 education.

Early Learning

5 Pro Tips for Supporting Beginning Readers

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.

Early Learning

Early Learning as a Strategy for Achieving Equity

By: Rafael Otto. Far too many children are receiving an outdated education that will leave them behind in a competitive world and reinforce achievement and opportunity gaps. A focus on early learning could change that.

Early Learning

Four Ways Adults Can Support Child Literacy

By: Mitch Center. Whether you’re a parent, teacher, uncle, mentor or even an older sibling, you have the opportunity—and responsibility—to help the kids around you fall in love with books. Here's how.

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Best of 2016 STEM Gifts for Kids: Preschool Through Elementary

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.