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  Birth to three years old is the peak age for brain development and learning. In fact, with 700 new neural connections forming every second, the first three years of life are the most crucial time for developing critical brain functions such as hearing, language and cognition. The...
  In order to fight decreasing school budgets across the nation, individuals in government are calling on raising taxes, specifically that of the tobacco tax, in order to raise money to continually invest in early childhood education. However, there are those who argue against these potential...
As the Chapter Child Care Contact for the Oklahoma Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, I recently participated in a meeting in Chicago along with Dr. Marny Dunlap and representatives from 20 chapters from across the nation to be part of the Building Bridges Among Health & Early Childhood...
from Susan McVey, Director, Oklahoma Department of Libraries  Children prepare to read long before they enter school - early literacy is everything children know about reading and writing before they can actually read and write. Early literacy is a baby who chews on a book, a toddler who...
One of my favorite parts of our 2nd Annual Smart Start Oklahoma Conference was honoring two individuals who have worked tirelessly to make the world better for Oklahoma’s children. So, I’d like to take a moment to tell you more about our two 2012 Smart Start Oklahoma Honorees.   Pat Potts -...
Potts Family Foundation annouces three new additions to Oklahoma Champions for Early Opportunities (OKCEO). Congratulations and a big thanks from Smart Start Oklahoma to all of the outstanding business and community leaders!   View their press release here.
A recent blog post of Strategies for Children, Inc. has been circulating. Be sure to check it out! http://eyeonearlyeducation.org/2012/05/03/preschool-helps-bridge-school-readiness-gap/  
The following is a messge from NAEYC:   I am pleased to announce the release of Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth through Age 8, a joint position statement of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the...
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