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The National Academy for Child Development
The National Association for Child Development, Inc. is an international organization of parents and professionals dedicated to helping children and adults reach their full potential.

Child Development Institute
Child Development Institute provides information on parenting, child development, child psychology, learning disabilities, and more.

The Whole Child
Teachers and caregivers will find articles, in-service activity ideas, reading lists, and related Web sites for information designed to help in a classroom or center setting at this site.

Zero to Three
Zero to Three is a national, nonprofit organzation designed to strengthen and support families, practitioners and communities to promote the healthy development of babies and toddlers.

Let Scholastic Help You With Assessment
Scholastic offers a range of the highest-quality early childhood publications and materials, from Early Childhood Today, to Board Books, to the Five Senses Preschool Curriculum.

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Development: Ages and Stages

Problem-Solving in Action
Toddlers imitate what they see, preschoolers try hands-on trial and error, and kindergartners tap language skills to solve problems.

Let the Laughter Begin!
Giggling, guffawing, bursting with smiles — humor helps children celebrate the joy of life.

The Path to Math
Believe it or not, young children think and talk about mathematical concepts all the time. You can help them explore math even more!

Dr. Stanley Greenspan: Meeting Learning Challenges

Working with Children Who Show Attention Problems
Understanding the many possible causes of attention problems can help teachers address the learning needs of individual children.

The Problem with Traditional Diagnostic Labels
In the past, diagnosting labels have served some important purposes — but they can be dangerous, too.

Working with Children Who Have Processing Difficulties
Learn strategies for helping children with visual, auditory, and emotional processing problems succeed in the classroom.

Warren Buckleitner: Teaching with Technology

Using Computers Age by Age
Several software companies advertise new products for infants and toddlers. But how young is too young for computers and software?

Software to Enhance Social-Emotional Growth
Great new software can actually increase the quantity and quality of children's social interactions.