The Science of Early Childhood Development

From Best Practices to Breakthrough Impacts A science-based approach to building a more promising future for young children and families "Early childhood is a time of great promise and rapid change, when the architecture of the developing brain is most open to the influences of relationships and experiences. Yet significant disadvantages in the life circumstances … Continue reading The Science of Early Childhood Development

Upcoming Event: Benefits and Challenges of Adolescence

Adolescência: Benefícios e Desafios November 23, 2016,  8:00am SOCIESC Auditorium - Florianopolis, Brazil Adolescence is an astonishing and fascinating period. It is known to be a time of great challenges for both teenagers and adult caregivers. Through findings in neuroscience and empirical research we can better understand this period. It is now known that the … Continue reading Upcoming Event: Benefits and Challenges of Adolescence

Teaching Stories

Teaching stories is a term used to describe narratives that have been deliberately created as vehicles for the transmission of wisdom. Our favorite Teaching Stories are those written by Idries Shah. We have found that children (and adults alike) truly love and enjoy these timeless stories and at the same time as we read, tell … Continue reading Teaching Stories