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"A 'connected childhood' is the most reliable key to success and happiness," observes Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., in Work & Family Life (January 2011).
Much research has been done on the importance of E.C. Professionals on critical issues such as the economy, academic achievement and the formation of future leaders. The following links serve to acknowledge and applaud all of the hard work accomplished by teachers in the field as well as give teaching tips and research in the field:
One of the most important ways the Children's Campaign serves as a voice for kids is by advocating on their behalf at the state capitol. Every legislative session, the Children's Campaign plays an active role in ensuring that children are a priority in policy decisions that will impact their lives by providing information to policymakers and state leaders, organizing grassroots advocacy efforts across the state, and working closely with other organizations who are representing children at the capitol.
ExchangeEveryDay is the official electronic newsletter for Exchange Press, Inc. It is delivered five
days a week containing news stories, success stories, solutions, trend reports, and much more. A prime mission of Exchange is to make sure that those caring for young children are well trained, highly motivated, and skillfully managed.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) should be your premier source for experts on issues relating to early childhood education, finding contacts within a large network of teachers and child care providers, information on high-quality, NAEYC-accredited programs, and expert opinion on the latest policies shaping the care and education of children birth through age 8.
Stay informed of how the 110th Congress is creating opportunities to improve the lives of children. Sign up here to receive our Speaking Out! weekly electronic newsletter that highlights all the Congressional activities impacting children, youth and families. It also showcases state child initiatives. Signing up is also a great way to stay informed of breaking news, and to learn how you can take action to inform your elected officials prior to a key vote.
WHAT WORKS FOR EARLY LANGUAGE AND LITERACY DEVELOPMENT: Lessons from Experimental Evaluations of Programs and Intervention Strategies
|Changing Education Paradigms: a presentation by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert.|
|Child Care & Early Education Research Connections: regularly reviews its latest acquisitions and identifies reports and journal articles of high policy relevance. Link to the New Research section from the middle of the home page for the latest noteworthy research additions.|
|Do Effects of Early Child Care Extend to Age 15 Years? Results From the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development.|
|Knowledge, Understanding, and the Disposition to Seek Both by Lilian G. Katz|
Researchers Find Early Childhood Education Program Yields High Economic Returns, Medical News Today
|The Case for $320,000 Kindergarten Teachers - from the NY Times.|
|The Center on the Developing Child - Harvard University has several important articles on their site on the Science of Early Childhood.|
|The Early Childhood 2010 conference which was held in DC in August has a website which includes the Opening and Closing Plenary videos. The recorded sessions are located under the ”Agenda and Sessions”.|
|The Neurobiology of Emotional Intelligence: Using Our Brain to StayCool under Pressure, by Holly Elissa Bruno.|
|The New Mexico PreK Evaluation: Results from the Initial Four Years of a New State Preschool Initiative|
|The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments partnered with the Alliance for Kids to produce "Economic Impact of Child Care and Early Education in the Pikes Peak Region." It contains valuable information on the importance of ECE in our community.|