Through the Early Learning Study at Harvard, Professors Lesaux and Jones aim to update the science around child care by examining the links between children’s development and the characteristics of the educational and care settings where they spend their formative years.
The Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative recently announced a new Innovation Challenge. The challenge will consider proposals in a variety of areas, such as workforce development, classroom environment and materials, planning and instruction, and parent and family engagement.
The Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative at the Harvard Graduate School of Education launched the Innovation Challenge. The Challenge is calling for individuals or teams to submit new ideas, fresh thinking, and strategic approaches that drive lasting change in early education. The Challenge will provide funding in recognition of promising new ideas that have the potential to transform the quality of early education.
At the latest convening of the Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media shared one model of good practice for early education.