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Future of Children     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.68, h-index: 62)
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Islamic Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
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Journal Cover Future of Children
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   ISSN (Print) 1054-8289 - ISSN (Online) 1550-1558
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  • Starting Early: Introducing the Issue
    • Abstract: Across the nation, more and more people want to see children receive quality education before kindergarten. Public opinion polls suggest that 70 percent of adults favor such programs, partly because of the irresistible idea that “starting early,” and ensuring that children arrive in school ready to learn, is the best way to generate happy, healthy, and productive adults.1 The notion of starting early resonates. Head Start, the federally funded prekindergarten program for children from low-income homes, was a cornerstone of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty. Even then it was believed that students can’t fully benefit from an elementary education if they don’t arrive at kindergarten ready to learn. Presidents ... Read More
      Keywords: Education, Preschool; Child development; Early childhood education; Reading (Elementary); Language arts (Preschool); Reading (Early childhood); Language arts (Elementary); Science; Technology; Mathematics; Engineering; Early childhood educators; Career developme
      PubDate: 2016-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • When Does Preschool Matter?
    • Abstract: Several factors together present a strong rationale for investing in children’s learning before age five, when children enter primary school in the United States. First, family income–based gaps in cognitive skills are already large when children enter school. These gaps don’t grow substantially as schooling goes on, suggesting that to reduce achievement gaps, we may need to intervene before children begin school.1Second, during early childhood, the brain is especially sensitive to environmental enrichment. Early experiences in children’s homes, in other care settings, and in their communities interact with their genes to shape their brains. Their neuronal systems undergo very rapid growth and then pruning, based ... Read More
      Keywords: Education, Preschool; Child development; Early childhood education; Reading (Elementary); Language arts (Preschool); Reading (Early childhood); Language arts (Elementary); Science; Technology; Mathematics; Engineering; Early childhood educators; Career developme
      PubDate: 2016-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • The Economic Returns to Early Childhood Education
    • Abstract: The case for investing in publicly funded preschool programs rests on a foundation of rigorous program evaluations that demonstrate favorable short- and longer-term effects from high-quality early learning programs.1 That evidence is reinforced by economic evaluations—particularly benefit-cost analyses—that quantify the positive economic returns from such investments to the public sector and to society as a whole.2 Both types of evidence—program evaluations and economic evaluations—have gained currency in a policy climate that stresses results-based accountability at all levels of government and prioritizes spending for evidence-based programs.3 Policy makers want evidence that resources invested in early childhood ... Read More
      Keywords: Education, Preschool; Child development; Early childhood education; Reading (Elementary); Language arts (Preschool); Reading (Early childhood); Language arts (Elementary); Science; Technology; Mathematics; Engineering; Early childhood educators; Career developme
      PubDate: 2016-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Reading and Language in the Early Grades
    • Abstract: Children who don’t develop age-appropriate literacy skills by the end of third grade are at high risk of school failure. Longitudinal research conducted over almost 40 years has confirmed that differences between high school dropouts and graduates can be identified as early as third grade.1 Thus we need to understand how literacy develops in the early years and what programs or practices promote adequate literacy for all children. In this article, we summarize the key components of literacy, characterize how US children are performing in literacy, identify some features of excellent literacy instruction, and discuss why early literacy instruction isn’t universally more effective.By the end of third grade, children ... Read More
      Keywords: Education, Preschool; Child development; Early childhood education; Reading (Elementary); Language arts (Preschool); Reading (Early childhood); Language arts (Elementary); Science; Technology; Mathematics; Engineering; Early childhood educators; Career developme
      PubDate: 2016-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Math, Science, and Technology in the Early Grades
    • Abstract: Other articles in this issue make a strong case that early education is important. The issue we address here is whether early education should include substantial science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) content—which some educators view, often from ideological perspectives, as appropriate only for older students. To examine this question, we review research on the appropriateness, benefits, and effectiveness of various programs. Our findings are often surprising.Many adults, including some researchers, believe that “open-ended free play” is good for preschoolers and kindergartners, but “lessons” are not. They don’t believe that the youngest children should be taught specific subjects, especially ... Read More
      Keywords: Education, Preschool; Child development; Early childhood education; Reading (Elementary); Language arts (Preschool); Reading (Early childhood); Language arts (Elementary); Science; Technology; Mathematics; Engineering; Early childhood educators; Career developme
      PubDate: 2016-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Neuroscientific Insights: Attention, Working Memory, and Inhibitory
           Control
    • Abstract: In the past 10 years, formal educational opportunities for children from early childhood to third grade have changed dramatically. Prekindergarten and kindergarten programs have become increasingly available, and standards for learning in the early elementary grades have become more academically rigorous. As a result, young children in the United States are spending more time in formal education and working harder on academically anchored content.1 For example, the Common Core math standards say that by first grade, children should be able to solve word problems that involve “adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing,” with the challenge of solving for unknown values and using “objects ... Read More
      Keywords: Education, Preschool; Child development; Early childhood education; Reading (Elementary); Language arts (Preschool); Reading (Early childhood); Language arts (Elementary); Science; Technology; Mathematics; Engineering; Early childhood educators; Career developme
      PubDate: 2016-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Quality in Early Education Classrooms: Definitions, Gaps, and Systems
    • Abstract: In this article we describe efforts to define, measure, and promote quality in classrooms that serve young children from preschool to third grade (pre-K–3). Parents, professionals, and policymakers agree that quality is important in early education. But definitions of quality vary. In preschool, many features are bundled together as quality, including adult-child ratios, teachers’ qualifications, length of the school day, curriculum and materials, and aspects of teacher-student interaction. In kindergarten to third grade (K–3), quality most often refers to teachers or schools, or is defined in terms of student achievement. The preschool and K–3 systems don’t have common definitions, measures, or reference points ... Read More
      Keywords: Education, Preschool; Child development; Early childhood education; Reading (Elementary); Language arts (Preschool); Reading (Early childhood); Language arts (Elementary); Science; Technology; Mathematics; Engineering; Early childhood educators; Career developme
      PubDate: 2016-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • The Early Care and Education Workforce
    • Abstract: Early childhood teachers constitute the linchpin of quality in prekindergarten through third grade. Yet they are some of the most erratically trained and poorly paid professionals in the United States. The contradiction inherent in this characterization of the early care and education workforce, and its implications for the wellbeing of the millions of young children in early childhood care, has been addressed by three National Academies reports that span 25 years.1 In 1990, the report Who Cares for America’s Children? stated that “quality child care also requires settings and conditions that value adults as well as children.”2 In 2000, the Committee on Integrating the Science of Early Childhood Development, in ... Read More
      Keywords: Education, Preschool; Child development; Early childhood education; Reading (Elementary); Language arts (Preschool); Reading (Early childhood); Language arts (Elementary); Science; Technology; Mathematics; Engineering; Early childhood educators; Career developme
      PubDate: 2016-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Supporting Young English Learners in the United States
    • Abstract: Being bilingual brings many advantages. At the most basic level, speaking two or more languages creates more economic and social opportunities as it expands the number of people you can communicate with in an increasingly global economy. And some research indicates that bilingual people have higher levels of executive functioning, particularly when it comes to inhibitory control and cognitive flexibility.1 These skills have been found to correlate with academic success. (See the article in this issue by Cybele Raver and Clancy Blair for a full description of executive function and its relation to school success.) Some evidence even suggests that bilingualism may protect against the cognitive decline associated with ... Read More
      Keywords: Education, Preschool; Child development; Early childhood education; Reading (Elementary); Language arts (Preschool); Reading (Early childhood); Language arts (Elementary); Science; Technology; Mathematics; Engineering; Early childhood educators; Career developme
      PubDate: 2016-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Supporting Young Children with Disabilities
    • Abstract: For nearly all children, the time between turning three and completing third grade involves adjusting to new environments. Some children go from preschool to kindergarten, and then on to first, second, and third grade. Others go to more than one preschool or child-care setting, or even change schools. Unfortunately, some young children in the United States still don’t attend preschool at all, so their first major transition is from home to kindergarten. What happens in each of a child’s environments, including the home, plays a critical role in what that child will know and be able do by the end of third grade. This is especially true for children with developmental challenges—delayed development, atypical ... Read More
      Keywords: Education, Preschool; Child development; Early childhood education; Reading (Elementary); Language arts (Preschool); Reading (Early childhood); Language arts (Elementary); Science; Technology; Mathematics; Engineering; Early childhood educators; Career developme
      PubDate: 2016-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Parent Programs in Pre-K through Third Grade
    • Abstract: Because young children spend so much of their time in their parents’ care, parents are often described as children’s first teachers. Parents’ verbal interactions, responsiveness, and stimulation all help to develop their children’s early skills and to prepare them to learn in formal settings. However, parents differ in the quantity and quality of their interactions with their children and the degree to which they provide enriching experiences, both of which are important in understanding socioeconomic gaps in children’s academic achievement.1 Thus early learning and educational settings—especially those serving children at risk for low achievement because of their family backgrounds—often feature programming to ... Read More
      Keywords: Education, Preschool; Child development; Early childhood education; Reading (Elementary); Language arts (Preschool); Reading (Early childhood); Language arts (Elementary); Science; Technology; Mathematics; Engineering; Early childhood educators; Career developme
      PubDate: 2016-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
       
 
 
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