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Early Childhood Education Benefits and How to Make Them Last
The National Public Radio education blogger Elissa Nadworny explores Early Childhood Education Benefits and how differences between preschools affect children. “The question is turning away from whether we should do pre-kindergarten and instead to HOW should we do pre-kindergarten…” See the full article here.
Executive Function Issues or Laziness?
This 2-part series by Dr. Lynn Margolies of Psych Central features the published work of Reflection Sciences Co-founder, Dr. Phil Zelazo. Part 1 of the series describes how Executive Function issues, the new “hot” umbrella term being used by teachers, counselors, and parents to describe an array of learning and attentional issues, differs from laziness. Part…
How to Close the Achievement Gap with Executive Function Training
In a Q & A with Chalkbeat Colorado at U Denver, Reflection Sciences Co-Founder Dr. Stephanie Carlson explains how we can help close the achievement gap and even the playing field for low-income children, starting with executive function brain-based skills. See the full interview here.
Play Benefits: Students who Play do Better in School
Emily Deruy of The Atlantic describes play benefits, including cognitive, physical, mental, and social-emotional development. Read more here.
Hot or Cool Executive Functions
Co-Founder Dr. Phil Zelazo explains the differences between Hot or Cool Executive Functions, as well as how to help children improve these skills. Read more here!
Executive Function Skills Promote School Readiness
The X Factor in Early Childhood Education: read Co-founder Dr. Stephanie Carlson‘s online article on school readiness and Executive Function for SEEN Magazine here.