Science Fact

Peek-a-Boo!

Peek-a-Boo helps your child learn that you are still there, even when you’re hiding. But most of all, it’s fun! Your face and voice are your child’s favorite toys.

Source: Vroom Vroom Activities

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Washington Frontiers of Innovation

Washington Frontiers of Innovation (WA FOI) is a partnership established in 2011 between The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University and Washington State stakeholders.  WA FOI develops, tests, and refines program level and system and policy level science-based portfolios of activities targeting improved outcomes for at risk and vulnerable children, youth and families.  Our aim is to re-envision early childhood investment to stimulate creativity and support experimentation in order to produce significant, population-level change.

LI2 Fall Event

Please Join Us October 18th for the second full day “learn and do” session to learn tools that can help communities’ better tell their data story to policy leaders!

The National Consulting and Technical Assistance Team from Mathematica will return to do a brief overview of the Learn, Innovate, Improve LI2 (link to brief) with a deep dive into the Improve Phase. Your community will have a chance to build a pilot around something you are already planning to do around families with high stress. We will have state agency voices in the room to co-generate ideas so that local plans benefit from state policy opportunity.

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Washington State’s Frontiers of Innovation partnership with the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University has been a catalyst in helping us use early brain science in transforming state policy to improve outcomes for vulnerable families with young children. Dr. Shonkoff’s leadership and compelling voice around emerging science challenges us to do the right thing for the next generation.

-- Washington State Representative Ruth Kagi, 32nd Legislative District