Early language development expert shares vision for smart babies
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Speaking to an audience of nearly 400 on Tuesday at the Children's Institute's 8th annual Make It Your Business event, Dr. Dana Suskind said, "Babies aren't born smart. They're made smart."
As Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Chicago Medicine, Dr. Suskind puts that belief to work in her practice. As founder and director of the Thirty Million Words initiative, she's building tools and spreading the word so practitioners, educators...
Oregon Announces Preschool Promise Awardees
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Last week, Oregon's Early Learning Division announced their Preschool Promise award recommendations. The announcement marks an important step in the state’s process to increase publicly funded preschool opportunities for low-income children in Oregon. Preschool Promise, or House Bill 3380, was passed by the Oregon Legislature in 2015 with the goal of providing high-quality preschool in a variety of settings. Preschool Promise expands the types and number...