Thanks to a nationwide parent education initiative called Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR), an increasing number of librarians are focusing on helping parents interact with their young children in meaningful ways to increase vocabulary development.
Donna C. Celano, Jillian J. Knapczyk, Susan B. Neuman
Brazelton was deeply concerned about the conditions and contexts in which families raise children, how these can disrupt children’s development, and what might be done—through research, policy, & practice—to foster more favorable environments for families
A preschool teacher asked the families of her preK-4 program to reflect on their children’s experiences before the end of the school year. Read what they had to say, as well as the teacher's own observations about the impact of preschool learning.
In a recent Hello discussion, a teacher sought advice on how to support a child with two moms around Father’s Day, and how to discuss this with his parents in a way that was respectful to all the families.
Being an early childhood administrator can be challenging but also professionally and personally rewarding because it provides the opportunity to develop lasting and meaningful relationships with families and the community.
Disasters can be defined as unexpected, disturbing, and stress-inducing events. They may be natural, like hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes, or the result of human intervention, like mass shootings.