Research suggests that preschoolers’ early mathematics learning—including spatial-thinking skills—is related to later success in both reading and math. Here are some tips for supporting your preschooler’s spatial thinking!
Ashley Lewis Presser, Jillian Orr Daglilar, Mollie Levin
Mathematics activities can contribute to later success in both math and reading, but activities focused on math and spatial learning can also be really fun and playful for young children—and for their teachers!
Ashley Lewis Presser, Danae Kamdar, Ximena Dominguez
This Young Children cluster advocates a curriculum that is knowledge-rich, that is authentically connected to children’s social and cultural contexts, and that promotes positive perceptions of social identities.
This is the first article in a series about asking questions that foster rich conversations. Visiting a variety of preschool settings, we’ll consider the different types of questions teachers ask and listen to children’s responses.
Early indications suggest that Goslings improves families’ confidence in interacting with their infants and supports infants in getting the level of stimulation they need (which varies greatly from day to day).
Rebecca Dowling, Lisa Shanty, Susan Sonnenschein, Brenda Hussey-Gardner
Of all that brain science has taught us over the last 30 years, one of the clearest findings is that early brain development is directly influenced by babies’ day-to-day interactions with their caregivers.
As the parent of a young child, you know that children are curious and eager to learn. To help you make the most of those moments—and to inspire even more of them—we offer several easy strategies for sparking rich conversations.