The majority of US kindergartners take entrance assessments meant to provide individual and group data and enhance instruction. A new look at longitudinal data examines the effectiveness of these assessments.
All kids can benefit from adopting a growth mindset. Parents can help guide kids to success when they better understand the differences between mindset in younger as opposed to older kids.
Due to the proliferation of media in young children’s lives, the American Academy of Pediatrics offers new guidelines for parents to consider.
Nine year old Jessie stormed through the front door and threw her math test on the kitchen table. “I’m just not good at math!” she exclaimed. Her mom peered at the paper lurking near the fruit bowl. The grade was there in bright red: F – an F for failure. Jessie had failed her math […]
From soccer to basketball to running, the majority of school aged kids participate in one or more sports year round. Many coaches work hard to ensure all kids on the team are learning the sport and having fun; but all too often what kids hear is: “Win and win no matter what!” Unfortunately, some kids […]