Breaking Down Brain Development – Part 2

Dr. Nikki Edge Dr. Nikki Edge is a professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine. She researches factors that influence child social and emotional outcomes and evaluates interventions for high-risk...
Breaking Down Brain Development

Breaking Down Brain Development

Dr. Nikki Edge A child’s brain undergoes an impressive amount of change between birth and age three. In fact, by age three, the brain has reached 80 percent of its adult volume. Because a child’s developing brain is most flexible during the earliest months...
State of Child Care in Arkansas

State of Child Care in Arkansas

It is every parent’s dream for their children to be happy and healthy. But many Arkansas parents are forced to choose between working to ensure their families’ financial stability or providing quality child care. Unfortunately, without access to quality child...
School Readiness in Cedar Ridge

School Readiness in Cedar Ridge

Photo courtesy of Cedar Ridge School District. How can we measure children’s development? We must rely on insight from those closest to them. Throughout the school year, teachers have the opportunity to witness key facets of students’ cognitive, emotional, physical,...