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Kids Should Do More Chores This Winter! Our house is already showing signs of winter. Boots are beginning to pile up in the entryway that was lined by flip flops last month! That’s why November is the perfect time to take inventory on household chores, and make sure all members of the family are… Read More
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
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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
- So True. "Kids in Ferguson Need Superheroes Too" via @PsychToday. #Ferguson #psychology #children2 days ago
- "Students SHOULD make mistakes on homework. This is the time for them to practice." -Ben Wallace, second grade...
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- Great examples via Education Today on "at home" learning for children. #TheLearningHabit
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