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Early Childhood Education

How to Choose the Right Pre-school or Day-care Service

By Anne Steinhoff on 28th Aug 2016

It can be an overwhelmingly long and difficult process trying to understand the differences between pre-schools and day-care. Here is…

Early Childhood Development

John O’Sullivan at TEDx Bend: Changing the Game in Youth Sports

By NDFAdmin on 25th Aug 2016

O’Sullivan remembers when youth sports was about children competing with other children instead of adults competing with each other through…

Early Childhood Development

Why Winning and Losing Is Important for Children

By Anne Steinhoff on 23rd Aug 2016

Life is competitive, and children learn that it’s best to be good at things from a young age. Here are…

Inspirational Stories

The Olympic Team That Gives Hope to Millions of Children

By Bojana Rangelov on 21st Aug 2016

This summer, for the first time in history, an all-refugee team competed under the Olympic flag. The Novak Djokovic Foundation…

Early Childhood Education

Dr. Immordino-Yang: Emotions are Integral to Learning

By NDFAdmin on 16th Aug 2016

In Emotions, Learning, and the Brain: Exploring the Educational Implications of Affective Neuroscience, Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, developmental psychologist and former…

Early Childhood Education

Long-Term Effects of Integrating Peace Education into ECE

By Sayeh Yousefi on 14th Aug 2016

Peace is a powerful word. But what does it truly mean? What are its implications? Why is it so important…

Early Childhood Development

How to Encourage Confidence in Kids?

By Anne Steinhoff on 11th Aug 2016

Children develop self-confidence by realizing their own achievements and by hearing words of praise from their parents for specific efforts….

Inspirational Stories

9-year Old Girl Completed US Navy Seals Obstacle Course

By Selena Ivanovic on 6th Aug 2016

Milla Bizzotto, who is 9 years old, has finished the 24-hour Battlefrog challenge – a U.S Navy-designed obstacle course. Milla was…

Early Childhood Development

Is Bilingualism Really an Advantage?

By Sayeh Yousefi on 4th Aug 2016

Does bilingualism really help with academics and mental development or is it simply an asset in societal relations and addresses?


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