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early childhood education stories

By Katie Bacon 05/28/2019 10:40 AM EDT
It’s Not Just a Job, It’s a Profession
Early childhood education is critical, yet pre-K teachers are often thought of as babysitters, not professionals. What would it take to transform the profession?
By Lory Hough 01/22/2019 11:33 AM EST
Illustration by Cristina Spano
How early educators can de-stress and not burn out.
By Lory Hough 01/22/2019 11:07 AM EST
Junlei Li
Senior Lecturer Junlei Li on early education and keeping things simple.
By 10/29/2018 1:55 PM EDT
Mister Rogers
How to use the fierceness of Mister Rogers to talk to your children about tragic events in the news.
By Grace Tatter 10/25/2018 3:58 PM EDT
Mister Rogers
He prized gentleness and kindness, but Fred Rogers was a stubborn advocate for children — and his message continues to shape early education.
By Jill Anderson 09/12/2018 2:15 PM EDT
Junlei Li
An early childhood expert — inspired by Mister Rogers — describes the meaning of "high quality" in early education, the lasting legacy of Fred Rogers, and the power of "deep and simple" interactions between caregiver and child.
By Jill Anderson 08/07/2018 9:22 AM EDT
Global education
A tool developed by Assistant Professor Dana McCoy and her colleagues will help to more accurately measure early development across diverse cultures.
By Marin Jorgensen 06/07/2018 9:40 AM EDT
Zaentz Fellows
The first group of Zaentz Fellows share their biggest takeaways from the program and emphasize the importance of giving attention to early education.
By News editor 05/07/2018 9:26 AM EDT
The Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative at HGSE offers a unique early education leadership certificate to drive improvement in quality of early education and care.
By Neweditor 04/30/2018 9:30 AM EDT
The Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative at the Harvard Graduate School of Education today announced the 2018 finalists for its inaugural Zaentz Early Education Innovation Challenge.