SCM VOICE aims to bring you the most interesting and thought-provoking items that we have found on early childhood from the UK and around the world. If you are a blogger or writer in the field and would like to submit an item please get in touch. 

Babyhood

17 Apr 2017

Dads are asking for help, and we need to listen

  Just what exactly is postnatal depression, and can

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04 Apr 2017

British babies cry the most, Danish babies the least. Why?

  According to new research published in the Journal

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Child Health

20 Apr 2017
21 Mar 2017

Baby teeth removals ‘up 24% in a decade’

  Tooth decay linked to sugary diets has been

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17 Mar 2017

Ending child poverty will improve child and population health

  New Government figures reveal that 4 million children

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Children and Nature

18 Feb 2017

We are wired to be outside

  At a time when people are more and

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16 Feb 2017
31 Jan 2017

Mindful Parenting

19 Mar 2017

How to parent without limitations

  It's hard to strike a balance between protecting

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12 Mar 2017

Handling the jolting yet universal truth: All children get anrgy

  Watching your child consumed with anger can be

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11 Mar 2017

The Young Brain

15 Mar 2017

Why you shouldn’t reason with a six-year-old

  What is it about discussions with young children

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05 Mar 2017

Five compelling reasons for teaching spatial reasoning to young children

  Researchers have studied the links between numeracy skills

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Play and Creativity

05 Mar 2017

Unstructured play is the miracle we’ve all been hoping for (really)

  Watching children play with gift boxes and wrapping

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21 Feb 2017

How to raise a creative child. Step one: back off

  Why is it that so often children who

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19 Feb 2017

Children and Reading

16 Mar 2017

Dogs can help children read

  We're used to guide dogs for the blind

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05 Mar 2017

Critical thinking with unreliable picture book narrators

  In her thought-provoking article, librarian Amy Weir talks

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Spirit of the Child

19 Apr 2017

If children want to run free, let them

  A number of studies have shown Britain's children

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30 Mar 2017

Early Learning

06 Apr 2017

Can pre-school children learn to do science?

  Just what is science, and just when can

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05 Mar 2017

Effective teaching in the great outdoors

  The forest school movement is growing in the

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Digital World

23 Apr 2017

Parents’ mobile use harms family life, say secondary pupils

  Adults often complain about children being glued to

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14 Apr 2017

‘Touchscreen-toddlers’ sleep less

  A study by Birkbeck, University of London, has

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21 Mar 2017

Pupils need internet lessons to thrive online, say Lords

  Children are growing up in a world dominated

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Children and the Media

27 Jan 2017

Girls need to be taught an ‘I can’ attitude

  Following on from research about gender stereotypes and

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05 Dec 2016

Should children ban their parents from social media?

  Children are coming of age who have had

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Child Rights

21 Mar 2017
11 Jan 2017

‘Bonfire of children’s rights’ bill opposed

  The Children and Social Work Bill, which has

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23 Dec 2016

‘No one chooses to be a refugee’: pictures from a Greek crisis

  Over the course of a year, photojournalist Alice

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UK Policymaking

20 Apr 2017
19 Apr 2017

Pollution is killing our children. Here’s how we can save them

  Pollution from diesel particulates and nitrogen oxides has

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17 Apr 2017

Teach toddlers about transgender issues, National Union of Teachers say

  At its annual conference in Cardiff, delegates have

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Global Policymaking

21 Apr 2017
12 Mar 2017

Freiburg’s streets for children

  Young families were leaving Freiburg in Germany in

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05 Mar 2017

Inspirations

31 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017

Voices of children

  A team of documentary makers has travelled the

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29 Mar 2017