Kindergarten Playtime May Improve Grades

Promoting kindergarten playtime may improve grades going forward into first grade, a new study has found. Among students in high poverty schools, the “Tools for the Mind” technique seems to be particularly effective, according to the study’s authors....

Hilary Clinton Encourages Parents to Read to Children

Former First Lady and U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton encourages parents to read to children from their earliest days, and she doesn’t think that electronic devices can replace the importance of parents as teachers for young children. In an appearance at...

Toddlers Understand Math Strategies

Scientists have recently found that young children make sense of their world through understanding probability, and concluded that toddlers understand math strategies. Because children learn by observing other people, it follows that they will draw conclusions based...