ERIC Number: EJ544911
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
New Brain Development Research--A Wonderful Window of Opportunity To Build Public Support for Early Childhood Education!
Newberger, Julee J.
Young Children, v52 n4 p4-9 May 1997
Examines implications of public interest in findings on brain development for building support for high-quality early childhood education. Discusses how children learn, neural plasticity, and the existence of critical periods. Provides recommendations for parents, caregivers, policymakers, and the public from the Families and Work Institute conference on brain development regarding prevention, responsible parenthood, and enhancing community resources. (KDFB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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