A D.I.Y. snow globe full of glitter is an apt metaphor for the emotional chaos of the adolescent brain.
College depression: What parents need to know
College depression — Know how to identify the signs of depression during college and help your child cope.
What would happen if an elementary school abolished homework? This.
Citing the lack of evidence that homework does much if anything to improve academic performance in elementary grades, a principal in Manhattan notified parents that there would be no more after-school assignments for the public school’s students.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Fourth of July
The legend of America’s birth is only 236 years old. However, in that short amount of time, a number of legends that would normally take centuries to grow and multiply in any other civilization have sprung up The Fourth of July may have been dedicated to celebrate the spirit and sacrifice that helped found the nation’s freedom but no nation’s origins, no matter how young or old, are lacking fantastic stories that sound too good to be true and therefore must be. Here are 10 things you didn't know about our nation's birthday. 1. America didn’t declare its independence on the Fourth of July Chris Hondros, Getty Perhaps the greatest misconception of this American holiday lies in the name and its equally iconic date. The true “Independence Day” depends on your definition of…
How parents can set an example
David Teater, senior director of Transportation Initiatives at the National Safety Council, explains how parents can protect their kids from using cell phone...
What Defines a Good School?
To create school environments that reflect our humanity, the words we use matter, writes Superintendent David Gamberg.
5 Work-at-Home Careers and How to Get Started
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Deal ➤ Up to 45% Off Hair Treatments at Paul Mitchell Schools
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27 Ways to Inspire Students to Innovate
Educator Mia MacMeekin made this infographic about ways to inspire students to think more deeply about how innovation applies to them. It's a helpful way to begin a conversation about what it means to innovate, a word that sometimes seems to belong in the adult domain of business and is estranged from how students think about living their lives.
How Ballet Academy East's Darla Hoover Can Spot a Future Ballerina
You can take the dancer out of Balanchine, but you can't take the Balanchine out of the dancer—or at least, that's Darla Hoover's experience. As artistic director of Ballet Academy East's pre-professional division, following an 11-year career with New York City Ballet, she readily recognizes that as...