The state has commissioned the Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation to conduct a statewide survey of early childhood educators. Researchers from McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy and Center for Social Policy are also taking part.
Professor of Counseling and School Psychology Sharon Lamb says "looking at something sexually disturbing on the internet is so private that there isn’t any cultural or social mechanism to help [children] with that experience."
Think College, a project of UMass Boston's Institute for Community Inclusion, found that for the first time, students with intellectual disabilities attending postsecondary programs spent more than half of their time in inclusive college classes during the 2017-2018 academic year.
Professor of Counseling and School Psychology Sharon Lamb developed a curriculum on sexual ethics that aims to engage teenagers in philosophical and moral discussions about sex and society because "they weren’t getting the sex education that would make them treat others in a caring and just way.”
Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation Executive Director Anne Douglass writes that following a survey of early educators "we can develop the plan envisioned by State House leaders to meet the needs of early educators so they can better meet the needs of our young children."
Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation Executive Director Anne Douglass writes that to advance early care and education (ECE), we need to look to those most experienced in ECE: educators, center directors, and family child care owners.
Professor of Counseling and School Psychology Sharon Lamb conducted a report out this week that looked at how girls are impacted by sexual material online. The report recommends media literacy education and encourages parents to monitor their kids’ internet use with greater vigilance.