New research shows that sending kids home from school as punishment may do more harm than good
A growing body of research shows that when it comes to keeping a child engaged, the play environment matters more than the toy itself
It is a virtual epidemic. One in 88 American children is diagnosed with autism-spectrum disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Earlier this week, Representative Darrell Issa, chairman of the …
More schools are getting rid of “old-fashioned” skills like penmanship and multiplication tables, but research shows that students benefit from some classic teaching methods
The more we learn about the dangers to children, the more it makes sense to wait
Kids need this ritual to help make sense of tragedy and disaster
How do we deal with a culture in which kids are encouraged to post pictures of themselves and are then exploited?
Grownups have inserted themselves into the one time of year when, traditionally, children could escape adult authority
Anxiety wasn’t “created” by modern meds — and it hasn’t been cured by them either. Denying its reality won’t bring sufferers relief
Corporal punishment takes place in 19 states, despite a raft of evidence that it causes serious harm in children
A Georgia kindergarten teacher has made more than $1 million selling her lesson plans online. Can U.S schools crowdsource their way to better student performance?
Letting your kids struggle academically may the best way to help them succeed
A new study delves into what makes extreme mothers more stressed and depressed