Learn about the key skills described by the term executive function, as well as the role of culture and context in shaping children’s behavior in different environments. Then gain practical strategies for supporting the development of executive function skills in infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
These Tip Sheets introduce common ways in which young children express responses to different types of trauma, the protective factors that can help children recover from trauma, and prompts and techniques for reflective listening in support of building trust in meaningful relationships.
Curriculum Specialist Anna Landes Benz reflects on the complexity of identifying as an introvert or extrovert. She also offers tips for supporting children who are on the introverted end of the spectrum, whether at home or in the classroom.
We’re looking back at our most-read articles in 2022! Take a look and see if you missed one of these popular posts.
These Tip Sheets explore causes of unmanageable stress in children and its impact on caregiving adults. They delve into the role of the brain and what children need to remain emotionally regulated. They also provide information on preventing stress in a child before challenging behaviors occur and responding when they do.
We’re excited to introduce a new series of evidence-based Tip Sheets that explore topics of relevance to early childhood professionals. Download these free resources!
CEED Director Ann Bailey, PhD, and Research Associate Alyssa Meuwissen, PhD, were invited to present on the early childhood workforce to policymakers from the National Conference of State Legislatures.
CEED Director Ann Bailey reflects on a young child’s expulsion from preschool and what his story reveals about the difficult choices that child care professionals and parents are forced to make.
A new podcast from CEED and the Institute on Community Integration presents accessible information about child development and family relationships. The podcast was inspired by a desire to address the additional stressors that Minnesota families have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When the Children’s Theatre Company took their preschool Creative Play program virtual, they turned to CEED to evaluate its effectiveness.