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Applying lessons from developmental science to early education

Odom, S. L., Barbarin, O. A., & Wasik, B. H.
In Barbarin, O. A., & Wasik, B. H. (Eds.). (2009). Handbook of child development and early education: Research to practice. New York: Guilford Press.

ISBN-10: 1606233025
ISBN-13: 978-1606233023

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The authors describe lessons learned from developmental science that may inform the design of practices and educational systems for young children. They review emerging knowledge about brain and biological development and highlight implications for developmental science. They conclude by proposing important factors for moving scientific research from research settings to practice in early childhood education programs for young children.