News & Press Releases

Feb 29

Texas school triples recess time and sees immediate positive results in kids

A Texas school started giving children four recess breaks a day, and teachers and parents say the results have been wonderful.

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Feb 26

Is there a digital solution to unstructured, creativity-enhancing play?

Björn Jeffery, co-founder of Toca Boca children's apps, is evangelical about the benefits of unstructured play.

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Feb 25

The play deficit

Children today are cossetted and pressured in equal measure. Without the freedom to play they will never grow up.

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Feb 25

In N.C. district, leader brings play back to kindergarten

It was a willful kindergarten pupil who gave Steve Oates a crash course in how to lead a school.

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Feb 24

Enriching early childhood experiences by integrating the arts

How do we give our children the best possible start in school and in life?

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Feb 23

Teachers are using theater and dance to teach math — and it's working

This giggly play session actually was a serious math lesson … and it's a new and increasingly popular way of bringing the arts into the...

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Feb 23

Ever wonder how kids with autism see the world?

At one of the worst points, she was banging her head on the floor and the walls of her bedroom, raging and crying.

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Feb 22

Universal pre-k helps more than just toddlers

As much as preschool is about giving young children a head start in learning, it's also about economics.

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Feb 19

A young Picasso or Beethoven could be the next Edison

Good news for parents: Those piano lessons or random toy parts littering your floors may one day lead to the next scientific...

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Feb 19

Educating an original thinker

Adam Grant is a gifted educator himself, and, as Wharton's top rated teacherfor the past four years, knows a little something about...

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