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The Leading Edge of Early Childhood Education

Linking Science to Policy for a New Generation of Prekindergarten

By News editor on December 10, 2014 10:52 AM
The Leading Edge of Early Childhood Education brought together leading educators to engage with the latest thinking in building and sustaining high-quality prekindergarten.

On December 12, 2014, The Leading Edge of Early Childhood Education brought together leading scholars, practitioners, and policymakers to engage with the latest thinking, research, and practice in building and sustaining high-quality pre-K systems, schools, and classrooms. The event was co-chaired by Professor Nonie Lesaux and Associate Professor Stephanie Jones.

8:30 a.m.–9 a.m.  Welcome

9 a.m.–10 a.m.  Scaling and Improving Early Teaching and Learning

10:15 a.m.–11:15 a.m.  Learning Environments that Promote Early Development
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m  Special Topic: The Environment and Constellation of Early Risk

1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m  Early Identification and Intervention for Children At-Risk for Developmental Delay/Disability
2:15 p.m.–3:15 p.m.  The Complexity of Effecting Two-Generational Change

3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.  The Role of Technology and Media in Early Childhood
4:30 p.m.  Wrap-Up

In this edition of the EdCast, early childhood educator Bobbie Burnham -- attendee of The Leading Edge of Early Childhood Education -- shares successes and strategies from her time working in the Minnesota Deptartment of Education.

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