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Early Learning in the News: March 29, 2021
March 29, 2021
Check out some of the latest news in the early learning industry!
Financial know-how can set your little one up for lifelong well-being. These child-friendly apps can help manage allowances and even create savings goals.
Anxiety symptoms are common in children and adolescents, with 10 to 20 percent of school-aged children experiencing anxiety symptoms. An even larger number of children experience stress that does not qualify as an anxiety disorder. So how can you help to reduce your child's anxiety and stress?
The past few weeks have been full of encouraging news about the COVID-19 vaccine. President Joe Biden has said the U.S. will have enough vaccine supply for every adult by the end of May, and has called on states to make all adults eligible for the shot by May 1. After a rocky initial rollout, the country is currently vaccinating almost 2.5 million people a day. And CDC guidelines suggest that grandparents who have been fully vaccinated can safely hug their grandchildren again, provided those children aren’t high-risk.
Swimming is one of the most popular exercise options for children because it provides a surprising array of different advantages. By fully understanding the health benefits of swimming for kids, you can decide if this choice is right for your child or if they should consider another exercise instead.
As we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day, it’s critical that we recognize the equal dignity and worth of our brothers and sisters with Down syndrome. Sadly, here in the United States and in many places throughout the world, the failure to acknowledge this begins before these individuals are even born. It’s beyond time that our laws reflect the truth that a person’s entrance into the world shouldn’t hinge on whether he or she has an extra chromosome.
Allonda Hawkins said the way her children are expected to do math is “100 percent different” from the way she learned. “There are terms that I’ve never heard before, like arrays. It’s very foreign to me and it’s hard to teach,” said the 38-year-old real estate agent from Winston-Salem, N.C.