This sharegraphic communicates the beneficial workforce outcomes of investing in early childhood development for disadvantaged children.
FAQ for The Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program View Summary
Frequently asked questions regarding the research from Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program, ranging from explanation to how the 13% ROI was determined to clarifications around experiment criticisms. For reference, the research paper can be found here, and a summary of the research can be read here. 1. Why is the ROI higher?…
Lacking Character, American Education Fails the Test View Summary
In this three-page brief, Professor Heckman argues that what we value and measure in American education doesn’t measure up to the true drivers of human and social success. Character skills often matter more than cognitive skills and calls for educating the whole child, from early learning through young adulthood. For decades, there has been a…
Presenting The Heckman Equation: Schools, Skills and Synapses View Presentation
A detailed and data-rich 80-slide presentation on the need to invest in early childhood education for disadvantaged children and the value it produces in economic returns. This presentation is helpful when introducing the Heckman Equation to those who want to see the data behind the Professor Heckman’s findings.
The Heckman Equation Brochure View Summary
A simple introduction to Professor Heckman’s work and the power it has to solve some of the most pressing social and economic problems we face. Use this resource at meetings and events to support your argument for the value of investing in early childhood development. 1. Intelligence and social skills are developed at an early…