May 2019 News from the Center for the Developing Child at Harvard

May 22, 2019

Check out May’s updates on the latest content, events, and more from the Center on the Developing Child! Included are:

  • A new, practical, how-to video that shows adults and children serving and returning. Serve and return interactions are fun, easy, and an excellent way to build a strong foundation in a child’s brain for future learning and development.
  • Based on the Center’s previously released full report, a new InBrief: Applying the Science of Child Development in Child Welfare Systems explores how insights can be used from cutting-edge science to improve the well-being and long-term life prospects of the most vulnerable children in society. Read more about how the following three principles can be used to apply the science to child welfare program and policy change and design, to improve practices and better serve children and adults.
    • Reduce sources of stress
    • Support responsive relationships
    • Strengthen core life skills

Learn more, read the Center’s May News!

NC Farm to Preschool News ~May

May 3, 2019

Check out the May News from the NC Farm to Preschool Network (NCF2PSN). The purpose of the Network is to connect, educate, develop, and share resources between community and state partners, farmers, early childhood educators, and families to spark the local foods movement in early childhood education environments. May news includes:

  • Farm to preschool in action at local early care and education programs
  • Info about growing sunflowers…..Let them Grow, Super Tall and Sunny!
  • Menus and recipes
  • Featured resources and more!