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Addicted to your cell phone? Take the challenge today! We can all get stuck in familiar routines that are nonproductive, simply because they are repeated, day after day. So, after repeatedly doing the same thing, day in and day out, we develop habits that are counterproductive to learning. We feel off-balance and… Read More
It’s been six weeks since the publication of The Learning Habit. Since then, I’ve learned which case studies and facts resonated most with both parents and teachers, from Maine to California. I’ve been excited to learn how much the data and the stories have helped parents to simplify “at-home” learning. I’ve also been fortunate enough to… Read More
Teachers, parents and administrators have been unfairly pitted against each over homework wars. The answer is not all or nothing; it’s a balanced and sensible homework routine. This leads to productive, well established habits that all students can take with them into high school and college. The Learning Habit is based on years of research… Read More
As the school year progresses, many parents want to know how they can help their child learn. We asked teachers and educators, “What are the two traits parents should focus on to assist children this school year?” Persistence and resilience were the most common responses. These are fascinating character traits but they present unique challenges… Read More
Featured in Parents MagazineParents Magazine picked "The Learning Habit" as their October MUST READ!
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Research based approaches to learning and educationLearn more about our "balanced homework habit" initiative, and our commitment to educating the whole child.
Rebecca JacksonNeuropsychological Educator, Speaker, and Co-Author of The Learning Habit
Praise For The Learning Habit
Dr. Robert M. PressmanDirector of research for the New England Center of Pediatric Psychology, board certified in Family Psychology
Stephanie Donaldson-PressmanFamily Therapist, Lecturer, and Co-Author of The Learning Habit
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