The Resource The raising of America : early childhood and the future of our nation

The raising of America : early childhood and the future of our nation

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The raising of America : early childhood and the future of our nation
Title
The raising of America
Title remainder
early childhood and the future of our nation
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Language
eng
Summary
The Raising of America Series is a five-part documentary series that explores the question: Why are so many children in America faring so poorly? What are the consequences for the nation’s future? How might we, as a nation, do better? The series investigates these questions through different lenses: What does science tell us about the enduring importance of early life experiences on the brain and body? What it is like to be a parent today? And what policies and structures help or hinder the raising of healthy, happy and compassionate children? The Signature Hour covers all three of these issues. The four subsequent episodes each dive in for a closer look. Recent studies underscore repeatedly how a child’s earliest surroundings and interactions shape the developing brain, building the foundations for life-long emotional, intellectual and even physical health and development. Exposure to a nurturing or adverse environment in the early years affects how we think, feel and relate to others as we age, our capacities for empathy, impulse control and even love. When parents are pressed for time, money and resources, their babies pay the price. Child well-being in the U.S. has fallen to 26th out of 29 rich nations. An increasing number of children grow up with learning, behavioral and physical health challenges. But our kids’ health is not all that’s at risk, researchers argue. By squeezing young families and under-investing in early childhood we are also under-developing America. If we want children to do better in school and in life—and the nation to prosper—we can’t wait until they enter kindergarten. The studies are many, they are strong and they are persuasive. Yet little or no popular media until now have translated these scientific findings into a compelling new story capable of changing the way parents, practitioners, policy makers and the public think about society’s responsibilities and interest in these first crucial years. The conventional default explanations of child development—good vs. bad parents, genetics and cultural dysfunction—still predominate. Perhaps not coincidentally, little progress has been made in improving outcomes for America’s children. The Raising of America seeks to spark a first-ever national conversation which asks: what can be done to better assure the conditions all babies and young children need to thrive? Will the U.S. squander its own future, or will it invest in its youngest children and their families?
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UtOrKAN
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videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by California Newsreel in 2015
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1956-
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  • Smith, Llewellyn
  • Adelman, Larry
  • Herbes-Sommers, Christine
  • Rutenbeck, James
  • Frumkin, Peter
  • Lattanzi, Bill
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
200
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  • Child development
  • Education
  • Child care
  • Child welfare
  • Child development
  • Early childhood education
  • Education, Preschool
  • Child care services
  • Child care
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder in children
  • Cognition in children
  • Learning ability
  • Child care
  • Child care services
  • Child development
  • Early childhood education
  • Education, Preschool
  • Social policy
  • United States
  • United States
Technique
live action
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Label
The raising of America : early childhood and the future of our nation
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/164814
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Publication
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Title from title frames
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1164813
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (5 video files, approximately 200 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1164813
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)942526559
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The raising of America : early childhood and the future of our nation
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/164814
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1164813
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (5 video files, approximately 200 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1164813
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)942526559
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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