The Coalition For Responsible Home Education empowers homeschooled children by educating the public and advocating for child-centered, evidence-based policy and practices for families and professionals.
The Council for Leaning Outside the Classroom is a registered charity existing to champion learning outside the classroom (LOtC).
The term Cooperative Play refers to social play where the players work together to organize, plan, assign roles, and define rules for their play. This play, "is goal-oriented and children play in an organized manner toward a common end." Children generally start engaging in cooperative play around 36 to 48 months of age. It continues … Continue reading Cooperative Play
About Defending the Early Years (DEY) is a non-profit organization working for a just, equitable, and quality early childhood education for every young child. DEY publishes reports, makes mini-documentaries, issues position statements, advocates on policy, and provides early childhood educators and advocates with valuable resources.
This is when children play together with similar toys or materials but without organization, direction, or goals. An example of Associative Play would be a group of children playing with play dough at the same table, each working on their own project. Associative Play is one of the Stages of Play described by Mildred Parten … Continue reading Associative Play
The mission of APT is to promote the value of play, play therapy, and credentialed play therapists. This is accomplished by advancing the psychosocial development and mental health of all people through play.
The Balanced And Barefoot Blog is where you'll find posts from author and pediatric occupational therapist, Angela Hanscom and her team.
Authority Bias is "the tendency to attribute greater weight and accuracy to the opinion of an authority figure. This happens whether we believe what they are doing or telling us is wrong. In short, we put our own person opinion on hold in lieu of theirs." Learn more below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXXnXE9aWuY
CCFC is the leading nonprofit organization committed to helping children thrive in an increasingly commercialized, screen-obsessed culture, and the only organization dedicated to ending marketing to children. Our advocacy is grounded in the overwhelming evidence that child-targeted marketing – and the excessive screen time it encourages – undermines kids’ healthy development.
The mission of Child Care Answers is to assure the highest level of early childhood education for children in Central Indiana.
Courtesy Bias “is the tendency that some individuals have of not fully stating their unhappiness with a service or product because of a desire not to offend the person or organization that they are responding to. It is a tendency for a person to respond in a socially acceptable, polite, or positive way regardless of … Continue reading Courtesy Bias
Attribution Bias is a cognitive bias referring “to the systematic errors that a person makes when they try to find reasons for their own behaviors and motivations as well as the behaviors and motivations of others.” According to the Skeptic’s Dictionary, “We often have no idea about the situational factors that might influence another person … Continue reading Attribution Bias