Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

this is a story about EDUCATION

No description
by

Steve Zwolak

on 5 March 2015

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of this is a story about EDUCATION

10% Annual
Return on Investment

This is a story about
EDUCATION

YET ...
little has been done to advance delivery, practice, or understanding of
a crisis in
A Lost Generation of Americans:
Achievement gap
Illiteracy
Low graduation rates
Increased aggression
Childhood is changing but child development is not
"...families simply don't give [children] adequate resources for their development."
Why?
Early Childhood Education:
95% of the brain develops by the age of 5.
What happens early in life lasts a lifetime.

Who is having the most impact?
illuminating early childhood
Early childhood teachers:
Have the least amount of formal education
Leave their jobs at a rate of 40-45% annually
Meet minimal qualifications
our greatest opportunity to reach children
With the LUME Approach, children are better prepared for the future. They build
"SOFT" (ESSENTIAL SKILLS)
and
COGNITIVE SKILLS.
SOFT SKILLS determine academic success.
Quality early childhood has a
7%-10% annual
rate of return.
Soft Skills with measurable return in the workforce:
Children learn from
people
. LUME is developing and investing in
people.

The power to change society lies in changing the way young children are taught.

LUME Institute is elevating early childhood teaching and parenting to transform children’s lives.
TEACHERS:
If we invest to raise the quality of early childhood what will the impact be?
- James Heckman,
Nobel Laureate in Economics
"When social skills are combined at an early age with cognitive skills, they help create more capable and productive citizens."
- James Heckman
teenage pregnancy
drug and alcohol abuse
participation in crime
high school graduation
employment & earnings
health outcomes
53% of families have two working parents
35% of families headed by single parents
19% of families have two working parents
5% of families headed by single parents
OPPORTUNITY in EDUCATION
The Devereaux Early Childhood Assessment measures
ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

Attachment, Self-Control, and Initiative.
The Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning measures
COGNITIVE SKILLS: Language and Concepts.
1/3 of high school students
don't graduate
The US ranks 27th out of 205 countries for literacy rates
1 in 7 children are either bullies or victims of bullying
11%
10%
% change:
3%
6%
% change:
7%
16%
9%
13%
% change:
20%
6%
13%

The LUME Approach
an opportunity in
2014-2017: A Plan for Building LUME Institute Capacity & Infrastructure
95% of the brain develops by age 5
What happens early in life lasts a lifetime
The power to change society lies in changing the way young children are taught
Impacting a generation every 5 years

Child Care Aware®
of Missouri
Professional Development
Community Engagement
T.E.A.C.H. MISSOURI Scholarships
Child Care Referrals
Believe in early childhood
Be a part of the solution
LUME Lines of Business:
Family Matters Services
Discussion Groups
Parent Cafes
Toddler Time Play Groups
Sleepless in St. Louis
Video Chats
Parenting Courses
Coaching
Emotional Milestones
21st Century Discipline
Mirroring
Transitions
Literacy Series
Repurposing and elevating
basic training
Full transcript