we grow brains!

Rike, Cheryl J.; Izumi-Taylor, Satomi; Moberly, Deborah
May 2008
Exchange (19460406);May/Jun2008, Issue 181, p22
The article focuses on the work of early childhood professionals in catering to children's brain development. Young children are conceived to be in their most significant process of development when arriving at centers and preschools. Results of brain and educational research reveal that the neural pathways can be created stronger and richer through right early care and when challenging experiences take place in carefully planned environments. It is the job of early childhood professionals to prepare the environment and design the experiences which will raise and nurture what the brain is trying to do.


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