Resources

Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs

Ellen Galinsky, April 20, 2010

Teaching children to think may be the most important thing a parent can do.

Getting to Maybe: How the World Is Changed

Frances Westley, Brenda Zimmerman, Michael Patton, August 7, 2007

The insights of complexity theory lay out a brand new way of thinking about making change in communities, in business, and in the world.

Squandering America’s Future – Why ECE Policy Matters for Equality, Our Economy, and Our Children

Susan Ochshorn

Ochshorn offers a pioneering guide to the big issues in contemporary early childhood policy…Ochshorn boldly and clearly shows how early care and education is an issue of social justice and helping America compete on the world stage.

Research that Helps Move Us Closer to a World Where Each Child Thrives

Adele Diamond, University of British Columbia, 2015

Schools are curtailing programs in arts, physical exercise, and play to devote more time and resources to academic instruction.

Share Graphic

It’s #BacktoSchool time! Let’s make sure kids have access to what works best for developing the whole child.

Montessori Madness

What does a child-centered classroom look like and how do we make sure students remain bright, engaged and inquisitive? A parent makes the case.

Giants in the Nursery: A Biographical History of Developmentally Appropriate Practice

By David Elkind, March 31, 2015

The evolution of developmentally appropriate practice through a biographical history of early childhood education.

Beyond “Subprime Learning”: Accelerating Progress in Early Education

Laura Bornfreund, et al.
New America Foundation, July 2014

This report is designed to help policy makers as well as teacher preparation programs to clearly see the changes they should make.