On WGN-TV’s morning news broadcast, Dean Richards interviewed Margret Nickels on the effects of violent TV and movies on young children’s behavior.
Fussy Baby Latina was started in 2007 to support Chicago’s Latino families, particularly those who had recently immigrated.
Lesli Maxwell interviewed Samuel Meisels for this Education Week article about ACT’s new college-readiness exam for young children.
60 Minutes interviews Meisels on kindergarten redshirting.
The summer 2012 edition of Erikson on Children, our newsletter for alumni, donors, and friends, is now available online.
Many schools aren’t meeting the unique needs of young children learning two languages simultaneously. Erikson is working to change this.
Illinois school districts are adopting the Common Core State Standards. But what does this mean for pre-kindergarten to third-grade classrooms?
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago was a healing environment for all when it opened on June 9. One Erikson alumna was the organizing force behind it.
This article appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of Erikson on Children under the headline “On board for young children.” More from this issue » Ikram Saman Goldman Ikram Saman Goldman, owner of Ikram, a women’s fashion boutique in Chicago’s Gold
The Fussy Baby Network® welcomed its eighth national partner site in Albuquerque, New Mexico. With the new site, Fussy Baby Network is piloting a new approach to establishing partners, a process it calls “infusion.”
This article appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of Erikson on Children under the headline “Homecoming.” More from this issue » Barbara Bowman, the Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development, left Chicago Public Schools after serving eight years as its
Candace Williams, M.S. ’08, M.S.W. (Loyola) ’09, joined Erikson as the director of family and community partnerships within the Herr Research Center for Children and Social Policy.
This article appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of Erikson on Children under the headline “Innovation Fund moves early childhood field forward.” More from this issue » Four recent grants from the J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Faculty Innovation Fund will enable
This article appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of Erikson on Children under the headline “Around the world.” More from this issue » Erikson’s outreach doesn’t end at the Chicago city limits or the U.S. border. Several faculty members are traveling
This article appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of Erikson on Children under the headline “Valuing reading and singing.” More from this issue » A new study by Professor Pamela Epley quantifies the value of typical home activities, such as reading
This article appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of Erikson on Children. More from this issue » From the President School’s out for the summer in many districts, but for parents, teachers, and other early childhood professionals, the hard — and critically
The grant will support partnerships with the teachers and administration of nine Chicago Public Schools, including two new partner schools in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood.
After reading Penguins! by Anne Schreiber, the preschoolers wondered, “Are we taller or shorter than an emperor penguin?”
The teaching potential of a story is virtually inexhaustible when children are allowed to explore its themes and characters through conversation.