Behavior:

What Science Really Says About Spanking - Scientific American

The Case Against Spanking - American Pediatric Society

 

Development:

The Power of Play: A Pediatric Role in Enhancing Development in Young ChildrenAmerican Academy of Pediatrics

The Benefits of Cultivating Curiosity in Kids - Daisy Yuhas

Stanford Researchers Show We’re Sending Many Children to School Way Too Early - Jenny Anderson

Executive Function and Self Regulation - Harvard University

Curriculum:

5 Proven Benefits of Play - NPRed

How to Study - Teacher Tom Blog

I Don't Make Lesson Plans - Teacher Tom Blog

The Roots of Stem Success - Center for Childhood Creativity

As if Mathematics was Coded Into Our Genes - Teacher Tom Blog

The Power of Play in Kindergarten - Cindy Long, NEA Today

Philosophy:

The Carpenter Vs. The Gardener: Two Models Of Modern Parenting - NPR

Your Image of the Child. Where Teaching Begins - Loris Malaguzzi

Technology:

The Sneaky Science Behind your Child’s Tech Obsession - Washington Post

The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids Is Not What We Expected - New York Times

Screen-based Media Associated with Structural Differences in Brains of Young Children - Science Daily

Advocacy:

Why Every Child Needs a Champion - Ted Talk

DEY Takes on On-Line Preschool - Defending the Early Years

Debunking the Belief that Earlier is Better - Rae Pica

Stop Saying Cute; An Early Childhood Education Rant - Diane Kashin

THE CASE FOR OLD-SCHOOL KINDERGARTEN: WHY WE NEED TO LET OUR KIDS PLAY - Brian Gresko

Give Childhood Back to Children: if we want our offspring to have happy, productive and moral lives, we must allow more time for play, not less - Peter Gray

Effort to Restore Children's Play Gain's Momentum - New York Times

Trusting our Children and Ourselves - Anne Cirillo

Making Elementary School a lot more Fun, Like Preschool - NPR

What if Play doesn't Help Kids in Adulthood - Emily Plank

From School Readiness to Family Support - Elliot Haspel

Learning:

Scientists Say Child's Play Helps Build a Better Brain - Jon Hamilton - NPR

Two Studies Point to the Power of Teacher-Student Relationships to Boost Learning - The Hechinger Report

We are Born Creative Geniuses and the Education System Dumbs us Down, According to NASA Scientists - IdeaPod

Let Children Play to Develop Work Skills - BBC - Kate Hope

To Play is to Learn. Time to Step Back and Let Kids be Kids - World Economic Forum

Can Creativity be Taught? Here's What the Research Says - Creativity at Work

How to Teach Kids Art: According to Mark Rothko - Sarah Gottesman

Boys Still have a Harder Time Learning to Read - Time

Why Forcing Kids to do things 'Sooner' and 'Faster' Doesn't Get Them Further in School - Valerie Strauss, Washington Post

Study Finds that Boys that are Less Physically Active have Less Reading Ability - Diana Mtetwa, moms.com

5 Ways Play Is A Critical Factor For The Future Of Entrepreneurship - Robyn D. Shulman - Forbes

The Politics of Education:

No Profit Left Behind: In the high-stakes world of American education, Pearson makes money even when its results don’t measure up - Stephanie Simon (Politico)

Common Core: ‘the gift that Pearson counts on to keep giving- Valerie Straus - Washington Post

Why are our Most Important Teachers Paid the Least - New York Times

Brookline Kindergarten Teachers Criticize Curriculum Shifts - Kathleen McNerny

From School Readiness to Family Support - Elliot Haspel