Web Smarts

www.zerotothree.org

What: Zero to Three is a Washington-based nonprofit dedicated to promoting the healthy development of infants and toddlers.

Best Points: As educators increasingly emphasize early-childhood education (see story, page 13), parents may wonder what they can do to give kids a boost early on. This site offers many resources, split into sections for parents and professionals.

The "Parenting Tip of the Week" series gives suggestions in specific areas, such as communication or curiosity. To foster cooperation, for instance, parents might start taking turns with their child even before she is a year old.

The "BrainWonders" section offers in-depth information on topics such as early literacy, motor development, and cognitive skills. Sections explain how children are developing at each age, and activities that can help them – why repetition is important, for instance, or how play and make- believe can teach important skills.

What you should know: The information is compiled from the fields of medicine, mental health, research science, and child development.

About these ads
Sponsored Content by LockerDome

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK