Early Childhood Articles

Joan Acocella’s book review in the New Yorker examines the effects of over-parenting.

Alison Gopnik’s op-ed in New York Times describes how young children learn in a radically different way than adults and are actually better at inventing lessons using the objects in their environment than adults are. She argues for play-based educational settings for children under five.

Letters to the editor in response to Gopnik’s op-ed.

Preschool article in  the New York Times discusses the value of dramatic play in early education.

An article in the New York Times describes a kindergarten held in the forest.