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Ready to Learn

As millions of children return to school, tips abound about best practices for supporting their learning process. Cover Image: iStock

Back to School—Don’t Forget to Pack Your Working Memory!

As you get ready for school, don’t forget the most important learning tool.

Helping Your Child Transition To School

Tips for parents on managing school anxiety

5 Steps to Prepare Your Toddler for College

Helicopter parenting backfires when kids to go college.

How Travel Opens the Eyes, Minds, and Hearts of Youngsters

A look at the incredible benefits of travel for children.

More Depressed Teachers, More Difficult Child Behavior

The associations between teacher mood, classroom quality, and child behavior

Should Kids Diversify or Specialize After School?

Both, because childhood is a buffet.

Back to School Anxiety

Tips to help your teen overcome back to school fears and anxiety.

Bright Kids: America's Most Underserved Group

We've redistributed nearly all resources for the gifted to low achievers.

What Is Education? Insights from the World's Greatest Minds

Forty thought-provoking quotes about education.

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Memory

Things you can do to keep your memory sharp in today's distracting world

How Not To Raise a Generation of Quitters

Lessons from The Learning Habit Study

Do Learning Styles Matter for Learning?

When it comes to learning outcomes, what matters most for our students' success?

Why Writing by Hand Could Make You Smarter

In surprising studies, researchers find benefits to setting keyboards aside.

Adolescence and the Transition to Middle School

Come middle school, early adolescents collide with secondary education.

Children Teach Themselves to Read

The unschoolers' account of how children learn to read

3 Things Not to Do for Raising a Smart Kid

Good parents allow their kids time and mental space.

Can You Learn and Teach Self-Control?

Two pathways to emotional health

Clear the Decks For a Fresh Start

How I won my war with clutter and how you can win yours

Memory Athlete Gimmicks for Memory Wimps. Tip 3: SVO

Our default language structure can help us memorize easily.

The Double-Edged Sword of Giftedness, Part 1: Cognitive Traits

Ah, William... HE knows that Robert E. Lee traveled with a pet hen...

Education: Class Dismissed

A school where kids can play all day?

Heart to Heart Talk

How do our internal organs communicate with each other, do they retain memory?