Easy Ways to Help Preschoolers Develop Self Control

A ground breaking study has shown that the ability to exercise self-control is a stronger determinant of a healthy and happy life, than IQ.  So why does self-control matter?  Here are 8 simple ideas for improving self control in young children.

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Learning Through Play with Tina Bruce

The Origins And Thinking Behind Play Based Learning Professor Tina Bruce is a highly respected academic and theorist in the area of play based learning and early childhood development, education and play. Her theories of play are influenced by the … Read More

Unstructured learning is powerful

The Benefits of Unstructured Learning

SOME PEOPLE THINK UNSTRUCTURED LEARNING IS JUST PLAY.  IT’S NEVER JUST PLAY … Unstructured learning is the idea of removing the typical confinements of a classroom to allow young students to learn in unconventional ways. It’s open-ended, and there are … Read More

Is High Quality Early Education Worth It?

In January 2014, President Obama told congress, “Research shows that one of the best investments we can make in a child’s life is high-quality early education.” 

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