Child Study and Human Development News
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Watch our celebration video for the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development's Class of 2020 graduates.
In an attempt to make the transition to graduate school more seamless, a pair of master's students at Tufts' Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development are implementing a new mentorship program that pairs first-year master's and Ph.D. students with a more experienced student mentor.
Learning about philosophy at the Eliot-Pearson Children's School isn't new—this is the third year in a row that Russinoff's students have brought their lessons to the K-1 class. That's fitting for the laboratory/demonstration school, which enrolls children from preschool to first grade and is located in the same complex as the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development.
As part of a project funded by the Templeton World Charity Foundation, the DevTech Research Group, directed by Professor Marina Umaschi Bers, has developed a robotics curriculum specifically tailored to cultivate and practice character virtues in young children. The curriculum was implemented as part of a research program in faith-based and secular kindergarten classrooms.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congresswomen Katherine Clark and Lori Trahan, made a special visit to the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development and accompanying lab school to learn about its innovative approach to early childhood education.