Taking Class Online

Easy Passing Grade But No Gain
In so-called credit recovery programs, children who have flunked a course in an old-fashioned classroom pass the class online but to do quite poorly on subsequent tests of academic knowledge.


Put Away the Screen

Ban Electronics in the Classroom
The research is unequivocal: Laptops distract from learning, both for users and for those around them.


How Play Helps

The Fragile Generation
In our quest to protect them, we have stolen from children the best resilience training known to man: free play.


Parent-Child Mental Health

 Engaging Families From the Start
A toddler's troubling behaviors can be understood as difficulties managing both his/her body and developing mind in a social context––consisting initially of parent-child. Helping these families means intensive support from the very beginning.


Social Media

Do You Know Where Your Children Are?
It's 10 p.m., do you know what apps your child is using? Here is a guide to what parents should be monitoring during this busy back-to-school season.


Screen Time

Have Smartphones Harmed a Generation?
Advice for a happy adolescence: put down the phone, turn off the laptop, and do something—anything—that does not involve a screen.


Comforting Children

When Tragedy Hits
Mr. Rogers had great advice for adults who want to comfort children (and may even themselves) when bad things happen on a large stage.