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Zero-to-five development not only impacts future development at the individual level, but also has social implications. Therefore, as we generate ideas for zero-to-five development, it’s crucial to include racial, gender, religious, and other social

Zero-to-five development not only impacts future development at the individual level, but also has social implications. Therefore, as we generate ideas for zero-to-five development, it’s crucial to include racial, gender, religious, and other social

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Inspired by the global hackerspace movement, kids hack day is a 1 day event providing children and their parents with a space for self-directed learning and creative expression. We believe this is best done outside of traditional schools. Kids Hack D

Inspired by the global hackerspace movement, kids hack day is a 1 day event providing children and their parents with a space for self-directed learning and creative expression. We believe this is best done outside of traditional schools. Kids Hack D

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Yesterday afternoon I interviewed my mother - who raised four girls.  She was also the seventh child in the line of ten kids.  Having never been a parent, I've been quite fixated on how first time parents actually learn how to parent and what their e

Yesterday afternoon I interviewed my mother - who raised four girls. She was also the seventh child in the line of ten kids. Having never been a parent, I've been quite fixated on how first time parents actually learn how to parent and what their e

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To define a problem, it is important to put yourself in others shoes and have empathy for a community, person or identified issue.  I do not have children of my own but understand how important it is to nurture success, create an environment where su

To define a problem, it is important to put yourself in others shoes and have empathy for a community, person or identified issue. I do not have children of my own but understand how important it is to nurture success, create an environment where su

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During the research with a a group of women, a disagreement occurred. This disagreement was based on points that childcare as the name implies does not need money but essentially care. In explaining their divergent views, the proponent for money as m

During the research with a a group of women, a disagreement occurred. This disagreement was based on points that childcare as the name implies does not need money but essentially care. In explaining their divergent views, the proponent for money as m

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Jerry is an interactive smartfriend for children (3 to 7+) with chronic illnesses to learn and cope through play. The magic of a teddy to bridge industrial engineering, play and empathetic healthcare in child development.

Jerry is an interactive smartfriend for children (3 to 7+) with chronic illnesses to learn and cope through play. The magic of a teddy to bridge industrial engineering, play and empathetic healthcare in child development.

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Helping with education using coloring books and teaching the child to be creative. This concept has a multitude of design ideas and no matter what the educational level of the parent, or caregiver everyone can get involved.

Helping with education using coloring books and teaching the child to be creative. This concept has a multitude of design ideas and no matter what the educational level of the parent, or caregiver everyone can get involved.

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Reading is one of the most valuable lifetime skills. Everyone will, at some point or another, need to know how to read. Knowing how to read is invaluable, it can connect us to knowledge, show us different perspective, it encourages us to think and to

Reading is one of the most valuable lifetime skills. Everyone will, at some point or another, need to know how to read. Knowing how to read is invaluable, it can connect us to knowledge, show us different perspective, it encourages us to think and to

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We did in-depth phone interviews with parents in various regions of Tanzania, as well as an SMS poll for parents that was promoted through national TV (as part of our edutainment program, Ubongo Kids).  The goal was to learn what challenges parents f

We did in-depth phone interviews with parents in various regions of Tanzania, as well as an SMS poll for parents that was promoted through national TV (as part of our edutainment program, Ubongo Kids). The goal was to learn what challenges parents f

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