Regents' Center for Early Developmental Education


Using Blocks to Build Tomorrow's Engineers

While most early educators recognize that block play is linked to early learning, it can be difficult to find blocks and other simple building materials in today’s first and second grade classrooms -- and sadly, even in many kindergartens. 

Ramps and Pathways has recently been featured on Smithsonian's online journal in a special report, Powering the 21st Century. 

On July 28, 2015, Director Dr. Beth Van Meeteren's work is featured along with Dr.

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) has adopted a new position statement, the 

In the May 2014 NAEYC publication of Young Children, author Cindy Hoisington used the "On Our Minds" column to provide a history behind the new NST

More than 60 science educators from around the country gathered ...