Early Childhood Videos

In Our Hands
By Anne Weisberg Now that the President has shined a spotlight on child care policy, it is incumbent on those…
By Eve Tahmincioglu Thanks to Brigid Schulte, author of Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time,…
All Joy and No Fun
By Anne Weisberg There is a scene near the beginning of Boyhood, a beautifully rendered movie of family life in…
Teaching Self-Directed Learning
Children need to develop the skill of self-directed and engaged learning. This video provides an overview on the skill and…
Teaching Life Skills, aka, Executive Function Skills
Ellen Galinsky, Families and Work Institute
Ellen Galinsky, president of Families and Work Institute and author of Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills…
Mind in the Making: Experiments in children’s learning
This two-volume series of 42 videos take viewers on a series of virtual “field trips” to laboratories in the U.S.…
  • 25 Years of FWI History

    Watch this compelling video about how Families and Work Institute gave voice and research to a movement.

  • Work-Life Book Reviews

    Families and Work Institute launches Work-Life Book Reviews.

    fwi-book-reviews-graphicWe review the hot work-life books, both blog and video reviews, because you don’t have time to read everything.



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