Videos

 

Children's Institute: Leading the Way
Video by Kate Raphael / Studio Kate


 

The Role of Preschool Programs in Promoting Economic Mobility
2014 Make It Your Business event keynote presentation by Ron Haskins


 

Children's Institute: 2nd Annual Alexander Award presented posthumously to Lynn Lundquist


 

Children's Institute: 10 Years of Championing Early Education
Video by Kate Raphael / Studio Kate


 

 

2013 MIYB Event: Keynote by Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond


 

 

Governor Kitzhaber accepts the Alexander Award


 

The Time Has Come - An introduction to Early Works


 

Governor Kitzhaber addresses national audience in Washington DC


 

Pre-Kindergarten - 3rd Grade: A New Beginning for American Education


Could you pass the marshmallow test? See how it works in this new video from Mind in the Making.


 

Urgency of Now

Building a better society means fostering human potential.

"A large and convincing body of research in psychology, economics and neuroscience points to the importance of the early years in producing successful outcomes for advantaged children and in accounting for the social pathologies found among disadvantaged children." ~ James J. Heckman, University of Chicago

 




What's the 'Rate of Return' on social skills? - James Heckman
Economist James Heckman links "soft skills" such as perseverance, attention, motivation, and self-confidence to "success in society at large.

 


The Importance of Early Childhood Development: Harriet Meyer
Harriet Meyer testifies before a congressional committee on March 17, 2009. Meyer is president of the Ounce of Prevention Fund and Co-chair of the Illinois Early Learning Council.

 


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This short, documentary-style video follows five children through a year in their high-quality pre-kindergarten classroom, showing what they learn along the way.


NPR LogoJames Heckman speaks with NPR Radio: Early Education Makes All the Difference


Barack Obama talked with The Des Moines Register editorial board about his ideas to strengthen early childhood education on June 18, 2007. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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