Comprehensive resources for parents and professionals in play-based early childhood education


Ongoing contribution to research that supports early learning programming is essential.

“We recognize that, for some, this is a critical moral responsibility. For others, this is a wise economic investment. As scientists, we believe that rapidly growing scientific knowledge about early childhood and early brain development provides a compelling framework for both.”

~From A Science-Based Framework for Early Childhood Policy, The National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, Harvard University.

Dr. Michele Jacobsen explains it’s important to understand much of the research on so-called ‘screen time’ is dated and based on television viewing, which is a much more passive experience. Therefore, such research cannot be used to argue against the use of today’s technology by children.

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