The Answer Sheet: early childhood development


Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/02/2010

Ed policies ignore science on how/when kids learn

Early education expert Lisa Guernsey shows just how out of whack American public education is by looking at new science and social research.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers | Tags:  Lisa Guernsey, New America Foundation, early childhood development and reading, early education, early education initiative, literacy development

Posted at 10:29 PM ET, 11/06/2009

Sesame Street is turning 40--and still NOT for the very young

“Mommy, who is that talking to Elmo?” “That’s Sarah Jessica Parker, honey, you know, from Sex and the... Oh, right. You are 3. You don’t care who she is.” That’s what I thought when I read that “Sesame Street” is next Tuesday celebrating its 40th--yes, 40th--anniversary.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:29 PM ET, 11/06/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Early Childhood | Tags:  Sesame Street, early childhood development