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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
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New research from Pew may reignite the debate over parenting styles in the United States. Parents have previously defined their particular “style” by thinking in terms of key areas, such as sleep or discipline. Terms such as “attachment parenting” or “permissive parenting” have been helpful terms for parents with infants and toddlers. However, they seem… Read More
A response to: “Steve Jobs was a Low Tech Parent” This week parents learned that Steve Jobs was a “low tech” dad at home. His children didn’t spend the evenings hopping from one glorious iPad to another. They did have a regular family dinner, and (gasp) read books. The article by writer Nick Bilton served as a wake-up… Read More
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Dr. Robert M. PressmanDirector of research for the New England Center of Pediatric Psychology, board certified in Family Psychology
Rebecca JacksonNeuropsychological Educator, Speaker, and Co-Author of The Learning Habit
Stephanie Donaldson-PressmanFamily Therapist, Lecturer, and Co-Author of The Learning Habit
- Try this "swap out" tonight with your child via @CommonSenseEdu and begin moving away from consumption media.
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- This is tough. When should a parent "step in" and when should they "let go?"
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- Inspired by new book âThe Learning Habit" parents saying NO to too much #homework. Via @washingtonpost
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