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Early life screen time tied to less reading and more screen use at later ages

Last updated: 06/13/2021

(Reuters) – Children who have more screen time at 24 months read less at 36 months, which is in turn associated with more screen use by 60 months, a Canadian study...

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Should health research be conducted with children?

Last updated: 06/13/2021

Conducting health research with children is an ethical imperative that seeks to protect their well-being and advance their health and equitable treatment. An estimated 70% of...

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How Do I Talk to My Child About Identity? ⋆ Children's Health

Last updated: 06/13/2021

These days, the idea of talking to your children about identity seems just about as scary as talking about sex. “What scares parents and other caretakers when they’re asked a...

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The Point Of School Isn't To Get Good At School: Transfer As The Goal Of Education

Last updated: 06/13/2021

The Point Of School Isn’t To Become Good At School by Grant Wiggins Ed note: On May 26, 2015, Grant Wiggins passed away. Grant was tremendously influential on TeachThought’s...

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Summer camps haven't fully recovered. That could hurt working moms.

Last updated: 06/12/2021

Summer is one of the only times of the year when working moms know that daily child care is going to fall apart. Usually, they can plan for it, sending their kids off to kayak...

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This Is the Support Single Parents Need From Other Parents

Last updated: 06/10/2021

During most of my first marriage, I believed the lie that if I were ever to become a single mother, it would negatively impact my children, or that it would be so difficult on...

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Virtual Learning Might Be the Best Thing to Happen to Schools

Last updated: 06/10/2021

As Jennifer Gomez prepared for an investor pitch, the 34-year-old Brooklyn native was primarily concerned with setting up her first grader, Olivia, for school and keeping her...

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Brain Basics Guide for Parents of Young Children

Last updated: 06/10/2021

Do you want to EASILY bring out the best in your child...and yourself? Do you want a more positive relationship with your child? Does your current relationship with your child...

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The Benefits of Providing Career Pathways in High School

Last updated: 06/10/2021

Creating academic programs for all students is an important part of a school leader’s job. Often, we create clear pathways for high achievers, complete with AP classes and...

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Why are Sports Parents Afraid?

Last updated: 06/10/2021

The list of things for sports parents to be afraid of is very, very long. And the older our kids get, the longer the list gets. In general, research shows that both sports and...

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