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Tag: early-childhood education


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Can Colleges Help Early Childhood Teachers Go Back to School?

June 22, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

The clock is ticking in Washington, D.C. By the end of 2023, workers who teach the littlest learners in the nation’s capital will be required to have advanced credentials in early childhood education. For some teachers, this feels like pressure. […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

With the Pandemic Shining New Light on Early Childhood Educators, Proponents Look to ‘Radical’ Changes

January 14, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Along with Dolly Parton, good weather, well-stocked toilet paper aisles and the “stop video” function on Zoom, the pandemic has brought a newfound appreciation—reverence, even—for early childhood educators. Families, fellow educators and the general public have begun to see just […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Pre-to-3: Working conditions linked to high early educator turnover

November 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The pay gap that exists between early educators and those who work in K-12 schools is frequently blamed for high turnover in the early-childhood education field. But back and knee pain, below-average cardiorespiratory health and work-related injuries might also have […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Report aims to ‘untangle’ conflicting research on early learning programs

January 31, 2019

Via: Education Dive

It’s easy for educators following research on early-childhood education to get confused. District and school leaders that want to add or expand on-site preschool programs may especially be wondering how to best design a program when one study points to […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Harvard researchers aim to answer lingering questions about early-childhood education

November 13, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Even though many policymakers and education leaders widely support early-childhood education programs, questions over the short- and long-term benefits of preschool continue. But research findings are often affected by how a study was designed, who was in the sample, and […]