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The Heckman equation explained

"The evidence on the so-called ‘soft' skills is hard. They matter and they can be shaped.” – Professor Heckman #ece pic.twitter.com/isoUWNs3Aw

— Prof. James Heckman (@heckmanequation) …

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Applied Welfare Economics

Kathryn A. Seabolt

Title: 1) Professional Facilitator, 2) Trainer

Company: 1) Georgia State University, 2) Center for Study of Social Policy

Location: Hampton, Ga.

With professional strengths in facilitation and training, Kathryn Seabolt continues to made strides in the fields of social policy and human welfare. 296 more words


For a struggling reader, intervene as early as possible, says new research

If you notice a child is having trouble reading, intervene as soon as possible, even in preschool.

So conclude researchers who looked at the reading achievement of students for twelve years.  139 more words

Reading Research

Marble Madness

A few weeks ago I got out a large basket of “pop tubes” and a small container of marbles.  The children started making intricate connections of tubes and circles to put the marbles in and out and through.   319 more words

Reggio Emilia Inspired

Nancy Carlsson-Paige on Testing and Play

Nancy Carlsson-Paige, professor emerita at Lesley College and eminent defender of childhood, recently was honored with the Deborah Meier award by Fairtest. She is a founding member of Defending the Early Years, which commissions research about early childhood education and advocates for sane, kind, loving policies for young children. 1,623 more words

Standardized Testing

Mayoritas PAUD Belum Terakreditasi

Kompas, halaman 11, Sabtu, 21 November

Untuk menjamin kualitas pendidikan anak usia dini (PAUD), setiap lembaga seharusnya terakreditasi. Namun, dari total 190.161 lembaga PAUD yang sudah terakreditasi, dengan mayoritasnya taman kanak-kanak (TK), yakni 31.475 lembaga. 211 more words


Majority of PAUD Not Yet Accredited

Kompas, page 11, Saturday, November 21

To guarantee the quality of early childhood education  (PAUD), every institution should be accredited. However, out of a total of 190,161 PAUD institutions already accredited, the majority are kindergartens (TK), i.e.: 31,475 institutions. 247 more words