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Preparing Young Americans for a Complex World - New York Times

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Preparing Young Americans for a Complex World
New York Times
Last year, the Council on Foreign Relations and National Geographic commissioned a survey to assess the global literacy of American college students. Over 1,200 people participated; less than 30 percent earned a passing grade. Below are six questions ...

Concern over pressure on parents of children with learning disabilities - Care Appointments

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Concern over pressure on parents of children with learning disabilities
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One in three parents of a child with a learning disability is in a "distressed relationship", according to a new report. This is higher than the level of distress in relationships among the general population - put at one in four. The study, from ...

The lesson one elementary school learned by banning homework - Conservative Review

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Conservative Review

The lesson one elementary school learned by banning homework
Conservative Review
One elementary school in Vermont is learning this lesson. Several months ago, the school voted to eliminate all homework requirements for children below the fifth grade. To many, this will seem like an insane idea. How will children learn if they are ...

4 critical personalized learning questions, answered - Education Dive

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4 critical personalized learning questions, answered
Education Dive
Among the most popular buzz phrases in education over the last several years, "personalized learning" is also one of the K-12's most promising trends as the sector works to move away from the "factory model" of the past century and toward what some ...
Author Interview: 'Students At the Center'Education Week (subscription) (blog)

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Next step for parenting when children move out - Clarence Valley Daily Examiner

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Next step for parenting when children move out
Clarence Valley Daily Examiner
PARENTING, as I have discovered, comes in stages. But no matter which phase you are in, your children need you in some capacity. The requirements may vary at each juncture but essentially the responsibility of taking care of them never ceases.

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These 7 trends are shaping personalized learning - Education Dive

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These 7 trends are shaping personalized learning
Education Dive
Just like ramps help make building entrances accessible for people in wheelchairs, parents pushing strollers, and others, UDL can make curriculum accessible for students with different learning styles, needs and preferences. The benefits of this ...
MSU Maroon & Write guest speaker encourages learner-centered approach to teachingMississippi State Newsroom

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Could the 'Mediterranean' Diet Help Prevent ADHD? - WebMD

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Could the 'Mediterranean' Diet Help Prevent ADHD?
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MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who follow a Mediterranean diet -- high in fruits, vegetables and "good" fats -- may be less likely to have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a small study suggests. Research on 120 children ...
The Mediterranean Diet and Prevention of ADHD: New Information Worth DigestingAAP News

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Carolyn Hax: What to tell the kids when a parent loses control - Janesville Gazette

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Carolyn Hax: What to tell the kids when a parent loses control
Janesville Gazette
Wait till the emotions of the most recent eruption have cooled, then step in, with love: “Ignoring things till we have an explosive fight isn't good for the kids to see. I'd like us both to learn how to manage our day-to-day stresses better. Will you ...

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Parents: Here's how online predators target your kids | Editorial - NJ.com

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Parents: Here's how online predators target your kids | Editorial
NJ.com
Attorney general warns about the dangers of social media. As a public service, N.J. Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-Burlington County) has listed on his website some of the sites and apps the taskforce has identified as attracting potential predators ...

Gifted Children Do Better When Grouped By Ability - iTech Post

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Gifted Children Do Better When Grouped By Ability
iTech Post
Acceleration has been seen as an effective way of meeting the needs of a gifted child, though the system has not been widely used. This has been observed by Paula Olszewski-Kubilius, the study's co-author and director of the Center for Talent ...

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