Children Don’t Come Preassembled

Kate Gallagher, a Scientist with FPG Child Development Institute at UNC, gives an amazing TED Talk about the groundbreaking Abecedarian Study, what children need for optimal development and how investments in high quality early childhood programs benefits every one of…

Early Childhood Budget Trends in North Carolina

It’s budget time for the state – a good opportunity to review North Carolina’s history of early childhood investments. Download a pdf of the report. Investing in strategies that focus on children from birth to age eight is the most…

Videos to Help You Share the Value of Early Childhood

Child Trends put together this fantastic list of video resources. Brain & Physical Development Brain Builders (First Five Years Fund, based on research from Harvard Center) Brain Hero (Harvard Center) First 2,000 Days: Early Investment, A Lifetime of Results (NC…