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.
Cringing at Church: What It's Like as an Autistic Person in Your Congregation
Autistic people will be in your congregation. They too are fearfully and wonderfully—if a little differently—made.
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?
What would happen if an elementary school abolished homework? This.
Citing the lack of evidence that homework does much if anything to improve academic performance in elementary grades, a principal in Manhattan notified parents that there would be no more after-school assignments for the public school’s students.
Attic Wednesday Sale 10/30/13
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How much does it benefit a child to delay kindergarten entry for a year?
Some believe that delaying a child’s enrollment in kindergarten by one year (known as "redshirting") may better long-term student performance. Michael Hansen argues that recent research on age and student outcomes shows that redshirting does not yield an educational advantage, but rather an initial testing advantage that diminishes to a nearly negligible factor over time.
How to Make a Presbyterian Cocktail
If you are looking for a refreshing drink that will cool you off in the hot summer then try out the Presbyterian Cocktail. This wonderful summer drink has got everything to lift you up when the sun is draining you. The Presbyterian is basically considered as a classic cocktail because it is old fashioned in …
How to Keep Millennials Coming to Church
The reality is that fewer and fewer millennials are going to church—but there are some things you can do to help this.
Kids' Behavior and Reward Programs
How to use special privileges to motivate your little one
Child care center websites: what information to look for
Looking for a nurturing, education-orientated child care center online? Here are some tips on how to find a reputable organization.