Early learning or early education — this topic follows programs and stories relating to learning experiences before K-12 education.
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.
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.
Mukilteo Elementary School in Washington State teaches students leadership skills by implementing FranklinCovey's The Leader In Me, a program designed to teach the '7 Habits of Successful People' to younger students.