Learning to share is one thing, but getting children to do it is another.
Preschool might seem like nothing more than child’s play — a riot of high-spirited kids engaged in finger painting, blockbuilding and games.
Finding the right balance of structured play for toddlers could be the key to making universal preschool work
Kindergarten — that bastion of macaroni crafts, crayon-eating and life lessons in sharing — is actually a major driver of crime, at least according to data collected by New Hampshire state legislator Bob Kingsbury.
For his daughter’s high school graduation, Bryan Martin gave her the Dr. Seuss classic ‘Oh, The Places You’ll Go!’ filled with hand-written memories from each of her teachers since kindergarten. My answer to Martin’s gift: a time …
Preschool children aren’t getting enough time outdoors. Girls suffer most: they’re 16% less likely than boys to be taken outside to play by their parents.
Moms who choose high-quality child care tend to be more involved in their children’s schools. And kids who attend high-quality day cares reap the benefits decades later.
The next time you’re tempted to lose your cool with your kids, do your best to channel your inner peacenik: it’s good for your child’s brain.
It’s that time of year when preschoolers churn out painting after painting of Christmas trees and stockings. But never did I think a child of mine would bring home that genre of artwork. Because we’re Jewish — and not the …
Children’s brains do not automatically switch on at age 5 when the U.S. public school system finally gets around to educating them. In fact, quite to the contrary, studies indicate that children start learning from the day they …
It might seem like preschool is all about naps and playtime, but the latest research shows that early classroom experiences can have a major impact on later learning and academic performance, especially when it comes to language.
If you struggled through high school algebra, you probably thought you simply weren’t born good at math. You might have been right, at least according to a new study by Johns Hopkins University psychologists that suggests that math ability is linked to your inborn “number sense.”
The vast majority of sack lunches that kids bring to school aren’t properly cooled or refrigerated and could pose a health hazard to young children, a new study in the journal Pediatrics suggests.