Early Education Gives East Asian and the Pacific Children a Strong Head Start

prnewswire | October 15, 2020

Young children in East Asia and the Pacific who attend preschool show better cognitive, language and socio-emotional development than those who don't, according to a new study by The Education University of Hong Kong, published in Early Childhood Research Quarterly. Dr Jin Sun, Associate Head and Assistant Professor at the Department of Early Childhood Education of The Education University of Hong Kong, and colleagues at The University of Hong Kong, Stanford University School of Medicine in the US, and Telethon Kids Institute in Australia analysed data from 4,712 ethnic majority 3-to-5-year-olds in Cambodia,

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Education researchers and thought leaders tell us that new and more effective teaching strategies infuse creativity. Educational leaders and practitioners tell us that teachers need creativity to approach teaching and learning differently, to improve opportunities and outcomes for every student. Creative leadership, capacity, and confidence are essential components in transforming schools for every stakeholder.For decades Crayola has been a thought leader, developing and delivering creative experiences across the curriculum. The Crayola Education division has been developing innovative professional learning experiences that have been tested through many partnerships. This includes collaborations with the President’s Committee on Arts and Humanities Turnaround Arts Initiative and the National Association of Elementary School Principals. These programs and materials continue to receive positive feedback as teacher leaders learn how to coach colleagues and drive a school-wide vision that supports student achievement.

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