Articles about child development


Patton College teacher candidates impact P-12 learning during the pandemic

Last updated: 11/23/2020

Ohio University students pursuing a degree—and career—in teacher education have always made commitments and sacrifices greater than many of their peers. But due to the pandemic,...

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Projective Identification — Have You Been Used as an Emotional Sponge?

Last updated: 11/15/2020

Some children are born with a neurological make up that can make them more emotionally or intellectually intense, sensitive, and more open to external stimuli than the general...

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How to Build Emotional Resilience in Your Kids: 7 Expert Tips for Story Time - Learning Liftoff

Last updated: 11/14/2020

As we move through our days, we experience a roller coaster of emotions from excitement to disappointment and everything in between says Robin Stern, PhD, associate director of...

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In-person child care did not increase COVID-19 risk for teachers, study says. What can we learn from that?

Last updated: 11/14/2020

As K-12 school leaders across North Carolina consider when and how to serve students in-person safely, many child care directors have kept their doors open for the entire...

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Why kids need active outdoor play, every day - Active For Life

Last updated: 11/14/2020

As a pediatric physiotherapist and director of a nature play program, outdoor play is always on my mind. But since the pandemic, I think outdoor play is now on...

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Research Shows Child Care Not Linked to Spread of COVID-19 Early in Pandemic

Last updated: 11/13/2020

A Yale University study shows child care providers who worked during the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic were no more likely to catch or spread the disease than...

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The global vulnerability of adolescent mothers and their children

Last updated: 11/12/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has reignited concerns about the effects of crises on the development of children globally. Within this realm of concern is an area that continues to be...

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Why Preschool Suspensions Still Happen (And How To Stop Them)

Last updated: 11/11/2020

According to new data from the Education Department, black students — from kindergarten through high school — are 3.8 times more likely to be suspended than white students. Now...

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What now for Childhood?

Last updated: 11/06/2020

Following the first period of Covid-19 lockdown in the UK and the general soul-searching that has followed, maybe the time has come to reflect very honestly about issues of...

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9 Effects of Modern Gadgets on Children Development

Last updated: 11/05/2020

Technology and kids today is a sight you often see. A toddler holding a tablet, an infant with an iphone in her mouth, what’s new? At one point, parents have great regard over...

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