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Your Phone vs. Your Heart

Your Phone vs. Your Heart | Early Childhood Education | Scoop.it
The more face-to-face time you spend, the healthier you and your children are.

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Put them away for a little while.

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Parents listen! Learn to love your kids more than your smartphones and tabs. Spend more time with your kids than those toys that you never put aside.

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Amor, empatía, escuchar, capacidad de sorpresa ➥ Re conexión para seguir fluyendo y compartiendo en el mundo digital.

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This could be the new big idea about childcare from Democrats - The Washington Post

This could be the new big idea about childcare from Democrats - The Washington Post | Early Childhood Education | Scoop.it
Candidates say costly daycare is a drag on economic growth.
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Early Childhood Education a Smart Investment, Fed's Lacker Says - Nasdaq

Early Childhood Education a Smart Investment, Fed's Lacker Says - Nasdaq | Early Childhood Education | Scoop.it
RICHMOND, Va.-Early childhood education is a smart investment that delivers returns long after students have grown up, Federal Reserve Bank of.
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Ten Reasons Why Early Childhood Education Pays Off - Bloomberg

Ten Reasons Why Early Childhood Education Pays Off - Bloomberg | Early Childhood Education | Scoop.it
Get them while they're young: A baby forms 700 new neural connections per second.
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4 reasons why steady beat skills matter in early childhood education | Minds on Music

4 reasons why steady beat skills matter in early childhood education | Minds on Music | Early Childhood Education | Scoop.it
The beat matters! http://t.co/KTaHlraxFh
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PLAY AGAIN | Home

PLAY AGAIN | Home | Early Childhood Education | Scoop.it

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"What are the concesquences of a childhood removed from nature?"

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Quality Preschool Is the 'Most Cost-Effective' Educational Intervention

Quality Preschool Is the 'Most Cost-Effective' Educational Intervention | Early Childhood Education | Scoop.it
The research brief points to evaluations of early-childhood education programs in Tulsa, Okla., and Boston, which found large gains in math and reading among participants. But scholars at the Brookings Institution and ...
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Investment in Early Childhood Education Will Cut Crime and Save Money | Commentary

Take a look at the criminal records of the almost 2 million people incarcerated in the U.S. and you’ll probably assume their troubles began when they committed their crimes.
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What is Developmentally Appropriate Practice? - Not Just Cute

What is Developmentally Appropriate Practice? - Not Just Cute | Early Childhood Education | Scoop.it
What is Developmentally Appropriate Practice? http://t.co/cdlYHfMl1m
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Why What You Learned in Preschool Is Crucial at Work - The New York Times

Why What You Learned in Preschool Is Crucial at Work - The New York Times | Early Childhood Education | Scoop.it
The only jobs showing consistent wage growth in recent years are those requiring both cognitive and social skills.
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More early childhood education, fewer people in jail - KSPR

More early childhood education, fewer people in jail - KSPR | Early Childhood Education | Scoop.it
It’s a tough sell: Asking voters to agree to pay more sales tax at the register. But could funding for early childhood education programs be an issue that motivates voters to check ‘yes’? Two Springfield lawmakers hope it is.
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A Disadvantaged Start Hurts Boys More Than Girls - The New York Times

A Disadvantaged Start Hurts Boys More Than Girls - The New York Times | Early Childhood Education | Scoop.it
Poverty and related problems hurt all children in things like school readiness, but a study finds boys are more sensitive to such factors.
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Your Phone vs. Your Heart

Your Phone vs. Your Heart | Early Childhood Education | Scoop.it
The more face-to-face time you spend, the healthier you and your children are.

Via Murali Madhavan
Jessica Cioci's insight:

Put them away for a little while.

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Murali Madhavan's curator insight, March 25, 2013 10:58 AM

Parents listen! Learn to love your kids more than your smartphones and tabs. Spend more time with your kids than those toys that you never put aside.

Maritza Pérez Hdez 's curator insight, March 25, 2013 11:23 AM

Amor, empatía, escuchar, capacidad de sorpresa ➥ Re conexión para seguir fluyendo y compartiendo en el mundo digital.

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SERIOUSLY! The future depends on play - Trailer (4 min.)

"Here's a glimpse of a documentary-in-progress that turns the work ethic on its head and reveals how our health, happiness, and the future of life actually depend on PLAY!"


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A powerful reminder of the importance of play both in Early Childhood Education and in our adult lives.

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The kids don't play any more - The Globe and Mail

The kids don't play any more - The Globe and Mail | Early Childhood Education | Scoop.it
The kids don't play any more
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This is where young families live. But the streets and sidewalks are eerily quiet. You hardly ever see a child. No kids riding bikes. No kids playing shinny.
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Strong thoughts coming out of the UK on the value of play.

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