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Many parents and teachers have emailed asking for additional information about Balanced Homework Habits. Educating the whole child isn’t an easy task. That’s why it is necessary for both parents and educators to utilize a balanced homework routine. It is based on research and interviews with elementary and middle school teachers across the United States who have… Read More
Last year, the Journal of Education Psychology reported on a study of nontraditional predictors of college outcomes. More time spent on homework and parental assistance did not make the list! However, a key characteristic of college students who were able to successfully complete their freshman year was described as “general determination . . . a… Read More
2015 is the year Americans are throwing out the adage of “resolutions” and replacing it with the beneficial term “habits.” Why? Resolutions focus only on the end result; when that doesn’t occur fast enough to be rewarding, we tend to give up. Making a small change to our daily habits and routines is much more… Read More
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
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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
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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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