A new study finds that growing up in a house full of books is a major boost to literacy and numeracy. Books in the home are an integral part of routines and practices that enhance lifelong learning.
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A child who is knitting a hat or a toy kitten sees their will transformed into art. They see their focused, detailed work turn into something beautiful and purpose-filled. They experience how the conceptual becomes concrete.
The American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends pediatricians write a prescription "for play" to children at well visits.
Two years after her no-homework policy went viral on social media, a Texas teacher stands her ground. Experts say the research backs her up.
The tide now appears to be turning on the value of humanities
Children learn best when their bodies are engaged in the living world. We must resist the ideology of screen-based learning
Learn advanced math by drawing pictures, playing with beach balls—and knitting.
Many studies have found nature to have a positive effect on individuals with ADHD.
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