early childhood http://wypr.org en The First Five Years: Parenting for Authentic Success http://wypr.org/post/first-five-years-parenting-authentic-success <p>January 8, 2014</p><p><span style="color: rgb(82, 44, 27); font-family: 'Palatino Linotype', serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px;">Children learn through experience – both success and failure.&nbsp; So, children learn from their victories, and also through scraped knees, and collapsed castles.&nbsp; When children learn from these incidents, we call them “successful failures.”</span></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 16:16:47 +0000 Jamyla Kay 7043 at http://wypr.org The First Five Years: Parenting for Authentic Success The First Five Years: Boxes and Imaginative Play http://wypr.org/post/first-five-years-boxes-and-imaginative-play <p><strong>December 25, 2013</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Playing in and with boxes is great fun for kids, and it's also a learning opportunity. It's empowering because the child gets to decide what the box is going to be, exercising her ingenuity, problem-solving skills, and spatial ability.</span></p> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 16:23:00 +0000 Jamyla Kay 7044 at http://wypr.org The First Five Years: Boxes and Imaginative Play The First Five Years: Protective Factors http://wypr.org/post/first-five-years-protective-factors <p>Strengthening Families is an approach to promoting healthy family functioning. Taken together, protective and&nbsp;promotive&nbsp;factors increase the probability of positive, adaptive and healthy outcomes, even in the face of risk and adversity.</p><p><a href="http://www.cssp.org/reform/strengthening-families/the-basics/protective-factors" target="_blank">The Protective Factors Framework&nbsp;</a>(Center for the Study of Social Policy) provides an overview of the five Protective Factors listed above.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:49:48 +0000 Jamyla Kay 5969 at http://wypr.org The First Five Years: Protective Factors The First Five Years: Approaches to Learning http://wypr.org/post/first-five-years-approaches-learning <p>From birth, children are intensely engaged in learning how to learn. They are propelled by motivation, attitudes, and habits that experts call "approaches to learning."</p><p><a href="http://www.pbs.org/parents/child-development/">Child Development Tracker</a>&nbsp;from PBS Parents provides age-specific suggestions for nurturing your child’s curiosity, persistence, problem solving, and imagination.&nbsp; Select your child’s age and then click on “Approaches to Learning.”</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:33:40 +0000 Jamyla Kay 5678 at http://wypr.org The First Five Years: Approaches to Learning The First Five Years: The Promise of Pre-K http://wypr.org/post/first-five-years-promise-pre-k <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong style="font-size: 14.44444465637207px; color: rgb(77, 77, 79); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'DejaVu Serif', serif; line-height: 18.00347328186035px;">November 6, 2013</strong></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 18:19:13 +0000 Jamyla Kay 5619 at http://wypr.org The First Five Years: The Promise of Pre-K The First Five Years: Brain Development http://wypr.org/post/first-five-years-brain-development <p></p><p></p><p style="margin-top: 1em; margin-bottom: 1em; color: rgb(77, 77, 79); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'DejaVu Serif', serif; font-size: 14.44444465637207px; line-height: 18.00347328186035px;"><strong>November 13, 2013</strong></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 18:09:49 +0000 Jamyla Kay 5616 at http://wypr.org The First Five Years: Brain Development The First Five Years: The Effects of Childhood Trauma http://wypr.org/post/first-five-years-effects-childhood-trauma <p style="margin-top: 1em; margin-bottom: 1em; color: rgb(77, 77, 79); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'DejaVu Serif', serif; font-size: 14.44444465637207px; line-height: 18.00347328186035px;">&nbsp;</p><p><strong>&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(77, 77, 79); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'DejaVu Serif', serif; font-size: 14.44444465637207px; font-weight: bold; line-height: 18.00347328186035px;">November 27, 2013</span></strong></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 17:57:20 +0000 Jamyla Kay 5615 at http://wypr.org The First Five Years: The Effects of Childhood Trauma