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AHD @Alliance_HDLearning Math by Seeing It as a Story . An English teacher co-teaching trigonometry asked students to explain an equation to a child and to turn discrete problems into a story. https://t.co/4CWrfTrXeG3 days ago
AHD @Alliance_HDDesigning Flexible Seating With Students: Classroom Management https://t.co/huhh2PD9ti3 days ago
AHD @Alliance_HDRegister for Developmental and Perinatal Biology 2019! This Exchange Course between @UofT and @karolinskainst will take place in Stockholm 18-24 Aug 2019. It is open to all trainees at @UofT, inc. Grad Students, PDFs, Medical Res & Fellows. https://t.co/FDiRvlEQCJ @physiologyuoft https://t.co/1AyO8mt29c1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDRT @semmelweishu: The András Pető Faculty gets HAPPY 😍👩‍⚕️🕺 Semmelweis University is proud to include the András Pető Faculty, the cradle…1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDImmigrant children's health declines rapidly after arrival in Canada https://t.co/s7aZ7aEXmb via @ConversationCA1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDA Look at Implicit Bias and Microaggressions: A primer on the impact of implicit biases in schools and how they can be expressed by students and faculty. https://t.co/LjbTN7lSy6 https://t.co/of08UjyLHO1 week ago
AHD @Alliance_HDNumber of children going to ER with suicidal thoughts, attempts doubles. Main reason for the increase in depression and suicidal behaviors: -more stress and pressure on kids; - the rise of social media and increasing rates of cyberbullying @CNN https://t.co/eJ7nTP18ZS2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDCan Parents’ Tech Obsessions Contribute to a Child’s Bad Behavior: Even in low amounts, interruptions to parent-child time caused by digital technology are associated with greater child behavior problems, a new study suggests. https://t.co/UcTlliSMLR2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDNew study: Story Time Better w. Print Books Than E-Books. Parents & children talk & interact less w. elect. books comp. to print books. When parents &children read print books, they talk more frequently & the quality of interactions are better @MHealthLab https://t.co/v6pzTQU0EM2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDInterparental aggression often co-occurs with aggression toward kids. Spillover-exposed children are more likely to engage in their parents' aggressive conflicts by attempting to solve the problem+making peace between their parents. @penn_state https://t.co/V8CdcSV54N2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDPoverty leaves a mark on our genes: Study's findings challenge understandings of genes as fixed features of our biology https://t.co/dlwJHmBdlo2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDChemical pollutants in the home degrade fertility in both men and dogs, study finds https://t.co/4IagIxlmOH2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDStillbirth threefold increase when sleeping on back in pregnancy - University of Huddersfield https://t.co/xsij3MIfoe2 weeks ago
AHD @Alliance_HDExercise during pregnancy protects offspring from obesity: Mouse study: exercise by normal-weight pregnant mothers boosts brown fat, metabolic health of children. Lack of exercise in healthy women during pregnancy can predispose their children to obesity:https://t.co/WdcW9gwPk3 https://t.co/EPcRNGDfVx2 weeks ago

AHD Executive Director is one of the co-authors of the new series on early childhood development by The Lancet, one of the world’s oldest and best known general medical journals.

Prof. Stephen Lye: “We have a growing understanding of the importance of early childhood development and the first 1000 days of life, beginning right from the fertilization of the egg, on brain development. By the age of three, 85 per cent of brain development will be complete.”

The series was launched at a conference on “Advancing Early Childhood Development: from Science to Scale,” hosted by the UNICEF, the World Bank and the WHO on October 5, 2016 where Steve Lye delivered a presentation on the importance of ECD.