Early childhood education (ECE) is in the spotlight as never before. Being in the limelight, however, has highlighted the field’s fragmentation and the variability in the quality of children’s formal early learning experiences
Stacie G. Goffin, Rhian Evans Allvin, Deb Flis, Albert Wat
Teachers play an important role as they offer families guidance on their children's media use at home so it’s good news that there’s new advice for families on managing digital media from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Recent findings from an evaluation of Tennessee’s voluntary pre-k programs have prompted waves of commentary from a host of national and state media. The headlines include words like “shocking,” “bucks conventional wisdom,” “calls into question”
In 1995 a world-famous study by researchers Betty Hart and Todd Risley found that some children heard thirty million fewer words by their 4th birthdays than others. The children who heard more words were better prepared when they entered school
In the summer of 2015, NAEYC had six interns across five different departments who worked on a variety of projects to further NAEYC’s mission. Meet them and hear about their backgrounds and what they worked on while interning at NAEYC.
It’s a space where men can talk about topics like napping, share with one another the best deals on diapers, and at the same time talk about their interests like sports, motorcycles, or computer games.
We are working on behalf of our members and the field on a number of projects and initiatives that focus on bolstering the profession and aligning content and resources around the science behind best practices that support how children develop and learn