Placing children into a mixed reality—part virtual environment and part real world—has great potential for increasing their physical activity and decreasing their risk of obesity, according to University of Georgia researchers.
Sixty-one Georgia 4-H’ers, 9-12 years old, participated in a study designed to ...Continue Reading →
ADHD can make many everyday situations difficult, but which ones are the most challenging for your child? Here are some common trouble spots and simple strategies that might make things easier for you and your child.
Trouble Spot #1: Getting Out the DoorEven if the ...Continue Reading →
Oscar Wilde once said: “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.” Teaching your children to give their time to helping others is a great way to mold their character into something extraordinary. And as Parents.com states, “Socially active children are not only more likely to become compassionate citizens but also to excel in school, avoid drugs and alcohol, and be creative problem ...Continue Reading →
If we’re going to out-innovate and out-educate the rest of the world, we’ve got to open doors for everyone. We need all hands on deck, and that means clearing hurdles for women and girls as they navigate careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.Continue Reading →
Mobile devices can also be used to help students practice foundational math skills and build their math fluency. There are tons of fun apps that help children build their math fluency through games and flashcards. Check out some of these fantastic math apps.Continue Reading →
Reframing how we look at Service Learning: From Service Learning to Learning Service | Stanford Social Innovation Review.
Personal development and global development are intrinsically linked, but our current service-learning model might need flipping on its head.
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