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Big Data and Little Kids: In Whose Best Interest?

Editor’s Note: An open dialogue is vital to progress! In the next few months the McCormick Center hopes to invite dialog and shed light into the current state of early care and education policy. We’ll be publishing quarterly video blogs between our Director of  Policy Initiatives, Teri Talan, and guest blogger, Susan Ochshorn. We start […]

Reflections from the 2015 NAEYC National Institute

Editor’s Note: On June 7-10, 2015, faculty and staff from the McCormick Center attended and presented at the 2015 NAEYC National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development in New Orleans. Below you will find reflections on the conference from a few of those who attended. The Emergent Curriculum Approach for Adult Learners: Tailoring training to […]

Laughing Leadership

Editor’s Note: This post is a guest blog written by Holly Elissa Bruno, the closing keynote speaker at the McCormick Center’s 2015 Leadership Connections national conference. Her message at the conference inspired laughter and demonstrated how humor can help leaders lead. With the collective national feeling of overwhelm due to looming Race to the Top-Early […]

Receiving the Gift of Feedback

I’m a terrible speller—there, I’ve said it. Spelling and, to some extent, paying attention to the nuances of grammar are not my greatest strengths, but I do feel like I’m a pretty effective writer. Moreover, I enjoy transforming thoughts, stories, and even statistics, into writing. As a bad speller who loves to write, I’m faced […]

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