Early Learning Encourages Brain Cell Survival

Early learning encourages brain cell survival, according to a recent study.  The researchers measured the brain cells in young animals who learned tasks or failed to learn them. A team of researchers from Rutgers University in New Jersey found that when people use...

Inspiring Children to Love Music

click image to purchase bookInspiring children to love music is a natural part of parenting. It need not be a chore. Humans naturally respond to music. Music communicates emotion and sets moods in a way that no other form of communication can. This is why music swells...

Teachers Boost Literacy in Young Students

An urban school district is providing special training to help teachers boost literacy in young students.  First graders who arrive at school unable to read, write, or recognize their names or some letters of the alphabet will now receive help to accelerate literacy...

Hands-on Program for Early Learners

  For young children ages 3 to 5 a hands-on program for early learners opens up creativity while giving them a head start on math, literacy, and other skills.  With his mother, Jennifer, Nathan plopped down on a brightly colored carpet in a Kerr Elementary School...