Scientific Resources for Families
The Early Learning Division of the Oregon Department of Education presents this website, and the resources detailed, as helpful examples for parents and caregivers who want to build their children’s brains, as well as for professionals in the field of early childhood education who are looking for ways to layer brain science into their work.
What is Brain Building?
The first 5 years of life show the most significant rate of growth for the human brain. During those early years, the groundwork is being laid for skills in literacy, language, math, and more. Brain architecture is directly influenced by our environment and relationships. This can be both exciting and intimidating for parents, but there are resources available to help!