The last thing a parent wants to hear when they pick up their child from childcare is that they have bit one of their friends. It is hard to imagine that your sweet little one has bit another child and left a mark. Often parents say that they can’t believe this because they don’t do... Continue Reading
How Everything We Know About Early Childhood Has Changed Since Head Start Was Founded
Fifty years of research — and “Sesame Street” — have changed our understanding of how to best help disadvantaged kids.
19 Celebrity Summer Camp Counselors
NBC-TV sportscaster Bruce Beck was a camper, waiter, counselor and Color War General at Tyler Hill Camp in Pennsylvania. Country star Zac Brown was a camp counselor at Camp Mikell in Toccoa, Ga. & Camp Glisson, a United Methodist summer camp and retreat center located in Dahlonega, GA. He's also the founder of Camp Southern Ground. Actor and The Price Is Right...
New Recommendations Guide Treatment For Those On The Spectrum
For the first time in 15 years, a major psychiatric organization is updating its practice guidelines for treating kids and adolescents with autism.
IU 1: Building Online Learning Options for 21st-century Students
For educators in Fayette, Greene, and Washington counties, “CSI” isn’t about crime detection. It stands for Intermediate Unit 1’s Cyber Solutions Initiative, a customized approach that lets learners take online classes while remaining enrolled in their home districts “For today’s students, technology is a fact of life, waking them up in the morning and seeing them through every aspect of their days,” says Charles Mahoney, IU 1’s executive director and a former school superintendent. “It makes sense to capitalize on their comfort with technology and apply it to their educational pursuits.” Through CSI, member districts stay in close touch with cyber students, assuring their engagement in classwork and providing on-the-spot assistance. Fewer students are dropping out…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Born to Learn
Born to Learn is the first animation in a fascinating series aimed to provide easy-access to the exciting new discoveries constantly being made about how hum...
What Are the 7 Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease?
Learn about the seven stages of Alzheimer's disease from the beginning of the illness through its end.
9 Tips on Cooking for Seniors
Bump up the flavor and nutrition when cooking for seniors. 9 tips on how to make nutritious and great tasting meals for the elderly.
How Politics Killed Universal Child Care In The 1970s
In 1971, the United States came very close to having universal, federally subsidized child care. How did Congress come to pass the legislation? And why President Nixon vetoed it?