Links

Websites we like about children, child development or parenting:

http://www.zerotothree.org/

 

 

http://deyproject.org/about/

 

 

From Research to the real world

www.learnnow.org

 

 

 

http://www.centerforchildrensinitiatives.org/

 

 

 

http://www.communityplaythings.com/resources/articles

 

 

Articles for parents:

Children reading by age 5?  No evidence this is necessary or useful for development, but schools still insist on it:

http://www.communityplaythings.com/resources/articles/2013/reading-at-fi...

 

Great education means more individualized learning - including with people, fun, hands-on and cooperation:

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/civic_mission/2013/10/_more_than_four_way...

 

Stress blocks children's learning at all ages.  Less pressure and routines help counter stress:

http://www.learnnow.org/topics/stress?utm_source=LearnNow+Weekly,+Septem...

 

Social and emotional skills begin in toddlerhood.  Read why they are important for school and life:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/15/magazine/can-emotional-intelligence-be...

 

Five Reasons to Stop Saying "Good Job!" by Alfie Kohn

http://www.alfiekohn.org/parenting/gj.htm

 

Secondhand Smoke Can Make Children Suffer Serious Health Risks

http://www.epa.gov/smokefree/