Today’s Exhausted Superkids

The New York Times published this article about the state of kids today going at break neck pace to achieve perfection in all arenas.  As well as a sobering look at how that can end. “Back when I was in high school in the 1980s, in a setting considered intense in its day, the most common sleep problem among my peers was getting too much of it and not waking up in time for class. Now the...
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Children & Screen Addiction

The New York Times posted an article last month about the toll that screen time is having on children.  Here is an astounding and yet not surprising quote from the article. “Before age 2, children should not be exposed to any electronic media, the pediatrics academy maintains, because “a child’s brain develops rapidly during these first years, and young children learn best by interacting...
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Curiosity In Children

I love the wonder and awe that children can convey in their curiosity of the world. “Students asking questions and then exploring the answers. That’s something any good teacher lives for. And at the heart of it all is curiosity.” Children’s...
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