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Creating awareness of the impact we can all easily have on optimal brain development for ALL children.
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I have created a post of a RAINBOW of needs all children want all adults to know. This is rainbow leads to something better than a pot of gold at the end and it doesn’t depend on luck!  Having these eight needs met will contribute to a happy life with a healthy and well developed brain!

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How Books at Home May Affect Child's Brain Later | Parenting & Kids' Brain Development | MyHealthNewsDaily.com

How Books at Home May Affect Child's Brain Later | Parenting & Kids' Brain Development | MyHealthNewsDaily.com | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it
A mentally stimulating environment at home during early childhood affects a child's brain development, a new study finds. Later in childhood, the home environment may matter less.
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Early Childhood Brain Insights: Let's Use All We Know to Ensure REAL Brain Development is Happening for ALL Children

Early Childhood Brain Insights: Let's Use All We Know to Ensure REAL Brain Development is Happening for ALL Children | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it

I find it amazing that due to technological advances, we now understand the developing brain better than ever before, and in many cases just the opposite is occurring for too many children.

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Video: 4Cs: Communication, Collaboration, Critical thinking and Creativity

"Above & Beyond is a story about what is possible when communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity take center stage in schools and transform learning opportunities for all kids."


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Early Childhood Brain Insights: Back to School with Brighter Brains and Better Mornings

Early Childhood Brain Insights: Back to School with Brighter Brains and Better Mornings | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it

The start of a new school year can invoke dread or relief depending on the amount of routine you establish for your family.

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"Spin-Doctor Parenting": Help Your Kids Avoid Summer Brain Drain: 5 Tips for Summer

"Spin-Doctor Parenting": Help Your Kids Avoid Summer Brain Drain: 5 Tips for Summer | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it

Summer vacation is right around the corner, which means a few things: sleeping late, lazy days spent in the sun, dips in the lake, barbeques...and unfortunately, "summer brain drain".

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Sugar and kids: The toxic truth - 60 Minutes Overtime - CBS News

Sugar and kids: The toxic truth - 60 Minutes Overtime - CBS News | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it
Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses new research showing that sugar is toxic to the human body and what families can do about it Read more by 60 Minutes Overtime Staff on CBS News' 60 Minutes Overtime.
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Parenting 2.0: Parenting 2.0 – Raising Humanity Collaboratively and Consciously

Parenting 2.0: Parenting 2.0 – Raising Humanity Collaboratively and Consciously | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it

Life Skills Educators from four continents intensify their transformational humanitarian endeavors as LinkedIn’s top ranked Parenting 2.0 (P20) group gathers for “Living Room” discussions regarding Life Skills development.

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How Does Food Affect Your Mood? #BrainTrain

How Does Food Affect Your Mood? #BrainTrain | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it
Real Mom Q? How does food affect my son's neurotransmitters? A: Here is a nice overview via MTSU, we thank the author.
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Early Childhood Brain Insights: My Heart Says... "What If?

Early Childhood Brain Insights: My Heart Says... "What If? | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it
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This post is a bit different than most of the insights shared here. This one is written to share and express feelings, thoughts and dreams due to the school shooting in CT. It is the result of the expression of care and concern being shared by people everywhere. This is a post to ask important questions.....

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Thank you for sharing! Won't it be wonderful when this becomes reality every day?!
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Early Childhood Brain Insights: BRAIN INSIGHTS TO SHARE: It Is Repetition That Makes Strong Connections

Early Childhood Brain Insights: BRAIN INSIGHTS TO SHARE: It Is Repetition That Makes Strong Connections | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it

 

When playing with a child, signing a song, or reading a book together, you might frequently hear, "Do it again!!" We all have probably heard this request. This repetition is exactly what the developing brain needs!

 
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ADHD as a Developmental Issue (Not a Medical One) |

ADHD as a Developmental Issue (Not a Medical One) | | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it

We’re increasingly expecting kindergarteners to do the work that second graders used to do and creating even less opportunity for the “child” in these kids to express itself.

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Finding the Genius in Every Child

Finding the Genius in Every Child | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it
Robert D. Shepherd previously wrote a post about why standardization fails. Now he asks whether we want to standardize for a certain outcome or whether we want an education that discovers the geniu...
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The Long Haul | Harvard Graduate School of Education

The Long Haul | Harvard Graduate School of Education | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it

"It’s not the first question visitors ask, but you can see it in the darting eyes as folks walk through the halls teeming with students and staff. “What’s the secret?” they want to know. “How can Harlem Children’s Zone (HZC) get thousands of poor children to succeed academically where hundreds of programs and billions of dollars have failed?”



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How Exercise Could Lead to a Better Brain

How Exercise Could Lead to a Better Brain | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it

“Only one thing had mattered,” Rhodes says, “and that’s whether they had a running wheel.” Animals that exercised, whether or not they had any other enrichments in their cages, had healthier brains and performed significantly better on cognitive tests than the other mice."


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What Type of Psych Testing is Best For My Child ADHD EF

What Type of Psych Testing is Best For My Child ADHD EF | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it
Although ADHD is a diagnosis made by clinical observation and behavioral report current neuroscience research shows us that ADHD is a brain uniqueness that can be assessed with neuropsychological assessment.
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Why Teaching Kids Self-Regulation Skills Is Essential

Why Teaching Kids Self-Regulation Skills Is Essential | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it
In order to guide youth who access digital media to focus on scholarship we must develop children's learning strategies in a way that helps them resist the hundreds of thousands of distractions available with these tools.
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PARENTING POINTERS Smart start matters for children - Estes Park Trail-Gazette

PARENTING POINTERS Smart start matters for children - Estes Park Trail-Gazette | Early Brain Development | Scoop.it
PARENTING POINTERS Smart start matters for childrenEstes Park Trail-GazetteWithout opportunities to nurture the development of these skills early in life, tomorrow's employees will be challenged to compete in the global workforce.
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