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Education Week: Spotlight on Early Education

March 1, 2018
Ed Week

The Education Week Spotlight on Early-Childhood Education is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors on:

  • Using kindergarten assessments to tailor classroom instruction
  • The long-lasting benefits of effective early-childhood education
  • Encouraging creativity and play in the early grades
  • Teaching young students how to think globally

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Schools are looking for ways they can use the kindergarten entry tools to tailor classroom practices with children’s academic, social, and physical development needs in mind.
October 11, 2017 – Education Week

Preschool Teachers Get a Boost in Teaching Early MathResearchers and educational foundations are targeting early educators for professional development in math, which is improving teacher morale as well as improving children’s school readiness.

The latest report from the National Institute for Early Education Research says states’ preschool spending has returned to pre-Recession levels amid a slight enrollment increase.
Instead of a traditional U.S. social studies class in elementary school, what about a curriculum that celebrates perspectives and cultures from around the world? It’s never too early to start teaching students how to think globally, teacher Kyle Redford writes.
April 18, 2017 – Teacher