How Early Academic Training Retards Intellectual Development

How Early Academic Training Retards Intellectual Development Academic skills are best learned when a person wants them and needs them. Post published by Peter Gray on Jun 03, 2015 in Freedom to Learn

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OpenEye January Update

Items from the OpenEye January 2012 Update
 
THE GOVERNMENT'S RESPONSE TO THE EYFS CONSULTATION  
We were astonished to see that the government's response, far from being sensitive to the items

OpenEye October 2011

Time to arrest the Erosion of Childhood
Letter page and lead headline in the Daily Telegraph, Saturday 24th Sept, 2011
Dear Letters Editor,  SIR -

CfL Policy events: SEN Green Paper & Early Years

The SEN Green Paper: implications for children and families

4 April

Petition against school league tables for five year olds – update

Petition against school league tables for five year olds - update Pressure from the parent-initiated petition against school league tables at the end of the Early Years Foundation Stage

OpenEYE Campaign Matters Jan 2011

JANUARY 2011 CAMPAIGN MATTERS    It was an interesting end to the early-childhood year and we have been thinking carefully about the way in which we now want to move

OpenEye News 15.09.2010

The Child The True Foundation Conference The DVD from the recent OpenEYE conference is now available and can be purchased for £19 inc p&p. It contains three fascinating and

Early Childhood Publications

Peter Moss Professor of Early Childhood Provision Thomas Coram Research Unit 27-28 Woburn Square London WC1H 0AA peter.moss@ioe.ac.uk I would like to tell you about three new publications on early childhood education and

The OpenEYE 2010 Conference.

The OpenEYE 2010 Conference. The 2010 OpenEYE conference is bringing together some really inspiring speakers, all of whom are concerned about policy-making in the early years. Professor Kathy Hirsh-Pasek - Stanley and

OpenEYE Campaign E-News 13.10.09: Restating a core concern

OpenEYE: Restating a core concern We wish to highlight once more one of OpenEYE's core concerns, which we now have even more grounds for believing has major unintended negative

OpenEye Newsletter July 2009

  OpenEYE consists of a unique and growing multi-disciplinary team of experts who have come together through a shared concern about Early Childhood in the UK. They have the

Nursery World: Analysis: Government signals end to target culture

Analysis: Government signals end to target culture. Nursery World, 9 July 2009. http://tiny.cc/r9Yxc   Are the targets and measurements that the Government appears to be dropping going to be

OpenEye March news

OpenEYE consists of a unique and growing multi-disciplinary team of experts who have come together through a shared concern about Early Childhood in the UK. They have the

OpenEYE

OpenEYE consists of a unique and growing multi-disciplinary team of experts who have come together through a shared concern about Early Childhood in the UK. They have the

Futurelab – two new FREE publications on innovative education and early years learning.

Supporting innovation in schools The new handbook, ‘Promoting Transformative Innovation in Schools’, is designed to prompt debate around the nature and purpose of innovation in schools. It aims to

Futurelab: Supporting Innovation in Schools and Early Years Learning

Supporting innovation in schools The new handbook, ‘Promoting Transformative Innovation in Schools’, is designed to prompt debate around the nature and purpose of innovation in schools. It aims to

Swedish Good Sense?

Edutopia's news for 23rd April included a couple of interesting stories (1) Childhood's End: Growing Up too Fast -  a touching elaboration of how our uniform schooling cruelly

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