Early childhood development principals aren’t just educators: they’re also managers and business people, and those skills are critical.
Children deserve agency in decisions that affect them, but adults are ultimately responsible for making decisions in children’s best interests.
What do we love about seeing children perform? And how do their performances shape our understanding of childhood?
The US is seeing more campaigns to ‘protect’ children by barring controversial books. But research shows children’s reading experiences are complex and unpredictable, explains a literature professor.
A philosophy professor looks at the learning styles of different creatures to gain insight into curiosity among human beings.
By adopting aspects of the expressive arts in the classroom, teachers may help children discover a healing narrative.
Though COVID is mild for most children, it can be serious for some. Where we have safe and effective vaccines, there’s no sense in not rolling them out.
Given the clear importance of language skills for lifelong outcomes, it is critical to set children up early for language success.
Parents and caregivers are vital partners in education, and together, educators and families can ease back-to-school jitters and help make this an exciting and positive transition for children.
Researchers have long differed on whether growing up with a sister or brother influences who we become as adults. New research using big data aims to finally settle the argument.
Youth suicides in the US have increased by around 50% over the past decade – gun availability is a big part of that trend.
Canada has much to learn from other countries about better ways of providing learning and care for children.
Sam Uffindell experienced a form of forgiveness after assaulting a younger schoolboy 22 years ago. But this should be the norm under NZ’s child justice system, which is overdue for reform.
In places around the world that lack restrictions to combat the problem, tobacco companies are using marketing strategies aimed at children, like displaying tobacco products at kids’ eye level.
Parental controls and surveillance have their place but internal safeguards like empathy, resilience and values serve children throughout their lives, whether online or offline.
Over 1,000 cases of severe hepatitis without any explainable cause have been reported in children so far this year.
Childhood wasn’t more ‘innocent’ or ‘natural’ before digital technologies or the pandemic.
Policymakers can boost outdoor education by integrating it into strategies to enhance both student and teacher well-being and equity.
Children’s voices and actions are recorded by virtual assistants, but what is being done with all the collected information?
Cognitive skills related to early literacy can be nurtured this summer by engaging in activities that develop social-emotional skills and positive self-regulation.