More math in preschool?

But what about math? Deborah Stipek, a professor at Stanford and the former dean of the school of education, says math is just as important—if not more—to laying the foundations for educational success. But we are not nearly as focused on planting the seeds for a future love of math as we are for reading. […]

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A list of the 5 best STEM toys for preschoolers

Our list of the best STEM toys for preschoolers 2017 is carefully structured to include toys which provide a rounded curriculum for your child. From learning to code, to engineering basics, to learning about scientific equipment, we’ve got it covered! Source: Top 5 Best STEM Toys for Preschoolers 2017 | Coding & Engineering I’ve listed the […]

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Four and five years old see things that adults miss

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Although adults can beat children at most cognitive tasks, new research shows that children’s limitations can sometimes be their strength. In two studies, researchers found that adults were very good at remembering information they were told to focus on, and ignoring the rest. In contrast, 4- to 5-year-olds tended to pay attention to all the […]

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Bringing some preschool into high school

The ninth graders in Elise Delamatre’s classroom at the City Neighbors High School in northeast Baltimore are sitting in a circle of armchairs, presenting their opinions about the merits of the color blue and Nacho Cheese Doritos. “Blue is the best color. It’s calming. It’s awesome,” says one girl, standing to address the room. Other […]

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