Jul 2022
Author(s): Wolvin, Andrew;Lim, JungKyu Rhys
As we face the ravages of COVID-19, climate change, economic disparities, and social injustice, the world needs listening skills more than ever. Listening skills are one of the core life skills that…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Cuesta, Carolina;Hokanson, Brad
Creativity is a critical human 21st-century skill that allows us to produce novel and valuable ideas. Creative ideas are original and make a unique contribution to any field, but also, they help to…
Nov 2021
Author(s): De Abreu, Belinha
Media literacy education is a tool for combating mis/disinformation in a time where there is so much uncertainty. The lack of credible news means that we are left with news stories driven by…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Koussa, Michelle;Hernández Agramonte, Juan Manuel
Learning to cope with disappointments and overcoming obstacles is part of growing up. By conquering some challenges, children develop resilience. Such normal stressors may include initiating a new…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Koussa, Michelle;Hernández Agramonte, Juan Manuel
Aprender a sobrellevar las decepciones y vencer los obstáculos es parte del crecimiento. Al superar algunos desafíos, los niños desarrollan la resiliencia. Dentro de esos factores de estrés normales…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Carretero Gómez, Stephanie
Digital skills are becoming more relevant than ever, because of the digital revolution that we are experiencing in the labor market, but also due to the accelerated needs for them that COVID-19…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Hernández Agramonte, Juan Manuel;Martínez, Ernesto;Ludlow, Caitlin
That four- and five-year-olds can do algebra, arithmetic, and geometry may be hard to believe. But if you visit a preschool classroom in the Cordillera region of Paraguay, you will see children who…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Hernández Agramonte, Juan Manuel;Martínez, Ernesto;Ludlow, Caitlin
¿A los cuatro o cinco años operan con álgebra, aritmética y geometría? Puede que resulte difícil de creer, pero si visita una clase de prescolar en la región Cordillera de Paraguay, verá niños que…
May 2012
Author(s): Verdisco, Aimee
As schools seek to improve learning, many are moving towards sophisticated and high-stakes testing regimes. What isn't tested doesn't matter. To sharpen the focus on the competencies…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad
The Inter-American Development Bank has launched a significant, multi-year program of analytical work on Early Childhood Development (ECD) in Latin America and the Caribbean. The objective of this…