Strengthening Child Care and Early Education: Learning from COVID-19

Strengthening Child Care and Early Education: Learning from COVID-19

The United States is an outlier among developed nations when it comes to supporting working families. Unlike other advanced economies, we offer no national public paid family...

Children who think they can do it perform better in math

Children who think they can do it perform better in math

Typically, children who have a bad reputation for themselves do not perform well in school. According to a new Dutch study, encourage children with low self-esteem to speak...

A Pediatrician Wonders About the Influence of an Unhappy Teacher

A Pediatrician Wonders About the Influence of an Unhappy Teacher

A Pediatrician Wonders About the Influence of an Unhappy Teacher William G. Wilkoff, MD July 06, 2021 Dr William Wilkoff You are seeing a third-grader who has been experiencing...

The roots of our child care crisis are in the legacy of slavery

The roots of our child care crisis are in the legacy of slavery

Much overdue attention has been centered on the exodus of working women from the workforce over the past year, driven in part by the mass closure of public schools and a lack of...

Right To Play Games for Child Development and Learning

Right To Play Games for Child Development and Learning

Play is critical to children’s social and emotional development and learning – especially in crisis. The Play Opportunities for Wellness and Education Resource (P.O.W.E.R.) is...

Where Do Rich Countries Stand on Childcare?

Where Do Rich Countries Stand on Childcare?

Where Do Rich Countries Stand on Childcare? A ranking of national childcare policies in wealthy countries Introduction   Accessible, affordable, and quality...

Big Questions for Young Minds: Extending Children's Thinking

Big Questions for Young Minds: Extending Children's Thinking

Big Questions for Young Minds: Extending Children's Thinking You are here Home / Resources / Books / Big Questions for Young Minds: Extending Children's Thinking Janis Strasser ...

Explore the Great Outdoors with Your Child

Explore the Great Outdoors with Your Child

Children are natural explorers. Set some basic boundaries, and let the child discover. The learning will come. Children use all of their senses to explore. They look and listen...

A New Website for a New Era: 7 Pathways Designed for You

A New Website for a New Era: 7 Pathways Designed for You

The new Council for Professional Recognition website launches on June 1st! In recent years, our CDA® community has taken leaps and strides in collective growth. At the Council,...

What Babies Ask of Us: Contexts to Support Learning about Self and Other

What Babies Ask of Us: Contexts to Support Learning about Self and Other

What Babies Ask of Us: Contexts to Support Learning about Self and Other You are here Home / Resources / Publications / Young Children / Spring 2021 / What Babies Ask of Us:...

How Supporting Early Care and Education Supports a Stronger Economy

How Supporting Early Care and Education Supports a Stronger Economy

The American Families Plan proposes increased public funding for child care, Head Start, and preschool. But how will this proposal benefit Americans without young kids? Here’s...

Let the children play: Getting children and youth outdoors now for an active recovery

Let the children play: Getting children and youth outdoors now for an active recovery

Let the children play: Getting children and youth outdoors now for an active recovery Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, SickKids and researchers from the...