Hi Everyone! Please click here for an update on the New SB 277 Law effective in 2016. Thank you!
Click Here ( http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2014/08/06/336361277/scientists-say-childs-play-helps-build-a-better-brain?utm_medium=RSS ) to read a great article about how play helps build a better brain!
Hi Everyone- Here is an article recommended by the director! http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/early-education-is-childs-play-for-ucd-husband-wife-team/
Please click this link below to read a great article about the practices of Transitional Kindergartens! Unconditional Parenting
Five Reasons to Stop Saying “Good Job!” By Alfie Kohn NOTE: An abridged version of this article was published in Parents magazine in May 2000 with the title “Hooked on Praise.” For a more detailed look at the issues discussed here — as well as a comprehensive list of citations to relevant…
“For 40 years I have searched without success for studies that support the notion that reading at five is a helpful step for long-term success in school. A recent doctoral thesis confirmed the absence of such evidence. Sebastian Suggate, studying in New Zealand, did an extensive search for quantitative, controlled…
Hi Parents! Below is a link to an article about Health and nutrition by Zero to Three. I hope you enjoy! http://www.zerotothree.org/child-development/health-nutrition/health_eng.pdf
Children should be allowed to get bored so they can develop their innate ability to be creative, an education expert says… Dr Teresa Belton told the BBC cultural expectations that children should be constantly active could hamper the development of their imagination She quizzed author Meera Syal and artist Grayson…
This is a great article is on the impact of outdoor play activities on pre-primary school children. Click here to read the article.
Here’s a great article by Dr. Jane Hewes on the importance of play in a child’s development. Download the Artcile (in PDF)