The video I watched was The Essential Growth Strategy: Investing in Early Childhood Education. A speaker introduced Dr. Heckman with a few keynotes of his own that supported the rest of the speech. He stated that people are our most valuable resources and that investing in early child development is key to producing people with […] Continue reading
I watched the Heckman Equation video “Supporting Families Pays Off” and read the academic paper “Understanding the Mechanisms Through Which an Influential Early Childhood Program Boosted Adult Outcomes” (Heckman, Pinto & Savelyev. 2013), which examined the Perry Preschool Program and the participants’ adult outcomes. I also read the accompanying summary of the paper, “Perry Preschool … Continue reading → Continue reading
The video I chose to watch was “Early Childhood Education Has a High Rate of Return.” It says that we need to make smart strategic investments in Early Childhood to give us the best chance for the future competitiveness of our country. Not having experienced workers will cause our society to collapse. See more at: … Continue reading → Continue reading
According to EdSource, California will be the main beneficiary of President Obama’s program granting temporary relief from deportation to undocumented immigrants. Read more here.
The video I chose to watch was The Essential Growth Strategy: Investing in Early Childhood Education. It was very interesting and I learned more about the importance of early education. He states that there are 2 key sets of personal skills. Cognition (encompasses our skills of gaining information and synthesizing it) is the first skill, […] Continue reading
Obama’s executive order is amazing news for millions of people in this country! Continue reading