News You Can Use: Early Experiences Build the Brain

Explore in this News You Can Use how the connections within the brain are created and made strong, the negative impact of chronic stress at an early age, and how caring adults can help even in difficult situations.

News You Can Use: Approaches Toward Learning Part 3—Foundations of School Readiness

Young children's ability to remember what they see and hear, to relate what they remember to previous experiences, and to use what they know to meet challenges and solve problems are examples of using learning approaches. Part 3 of the News You Can Use series on approaches toward learning explores memory, persistence, and problem solving, and provides teachers, home visitors, and family child care providers with ways to help infants and toddlers develop these qualities.

News You Can Use: Transitions

Read his issue of the e-newsletter that offers ideas for supporting the many kinds of transitions children and adults experience in Early Head Start.

News You Can Use: Early Science Learning for Infants and Toddlers

Infants and toddlers are natural scientists. They are curious and they love to explore and learn. Adults can help infants and toddlers find answers to their questions and discover more about things that interest them. In this News You Can Use, we discuss ways teachers, home visitors, family child care providers, and families can be more intentional in how they support young children’s early science learning—and school readiness.