Executive function and self-regulation skills help us manage information, make decisions, and plan ahead. We need these skills at every stage of life, and, while no one is born with them, nearly all of us are born with the potential to develop them. But, how do we do that?
To understand more about executive function skills and why it's important to develop these skills during early childhood, check out this new infographic.
"I'm deeply honored to receive this year's LEGO Prize and humbled to be included among its long history of worthy recipients," Dr. Shonkoff said of the honor. "The LEGO Foundation is shining a bright light on the wide range of skills that young children build through play and the importance of unlocking the power of parenting to nurture that development around the world. I'm excited to be a fellow traveler on that compelling journey."
How can we build stronger programs to achieve better outcomes for more children and families? Join us for a one-day training on the IDEAS Impact Framework, a new approach to program development and evaluation.
The Center on the Developing Child and Children's Home Society of America are jointly sponsoring a request for proposal (RFP)* to find new and exciting interventions focused on building adult core life skills. The RFP will launch in the next few weeks. Sign up below for more information. *As Children's Home Society of America only operates in the U.S., this RFP is for U.S.-based groups or organizations only.
For 12 weeks this summer, Promise Fellows will benefit from the full support of the Promise Venture Studio team and the strength of its network and expertise to carve a clearer and faster path toward social impact and growth.
The Center on the Developing Child is partnering with Promise to support selected Fellows with impact advising and priority access to seed grants to achieve social impact goals.