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Where Has The Play Gone?

by <b>Judy Seltz</b>, Executive Director At ASCD<p>Sometimes the replacement is better than the original, and we don’t miss the original for more than a brief …

This Preschool Doubles As An Urban Farm

Kids learn among the plants and animals in this design for a radically different education environment.<p>It’s becoming more common for teachers to take elementary school students outside to get a math or science lesson–especially in places like California, where the state hopes to add a garden to …

Stuart Shanker on how to defuse your children’s worst behaviour

Your child is cranky, defiant and driving you up the wall. What's a parent to do?<p>If you've read or received any parenting advice in recent years, you'll have encountered the notion that children and teens can't help it when they throw tantrums and lash out; chances are they're tired, hungry, …

The American Medical Association Voted to Allow Guns in Hospitals That Treat Mental Health Patients

The American Medical Association, the United States’ largest association of physicians, recommends that hospitals and healthcare facilities allow …

Prince William urges fathers to discuss mental health with children

Duke of Cambridge marks Father’s Day with call to treat mental problems as seriously as physical illness<p>The Duke of Cambridge has urged fathers to discuss mental health with their children and families and be more open about their own feelings as he celebrates his third Father’s Day as a …

How to cope when life seems frightening and upsetting

For many, this year has already felt relentlessly bleak. Political uncertainty, terrorist atrocities and global conflicts are hard to comprehend.<p>But this past month seems to have been even more difficult to bear. More than 50 people have been killed by a gunman in Las Vegas, who opened fire at an …

Mental Health

10 Beliefs About Vaccinating Kids That Are Dangerous and Wrong

Despite tons of scientific data about kids' shots, these major misconceptions persist.<p>Even before you have a baby — hell, even if you <i>don't</i> have one — you'll hear mixed messages about immunization. The GOP's debating it. Parents like Jenny and Neil Burdett are advocating for vaccines after tragedy …

Why Boosting Poor Children’s Vocabulary Is Important for Public Health

One key difference between low-income and affluent babies: the number of words to which they’re exposed.<p>Air­on Pate is boun­cing off the walls.<p>The not-quite-2-year-old is wait­ing with his mom Domi­n­ique and broth­er Aiden, 4, to be seen at a fed­er­ally sub­sid­ized clin­ic for low-in­come wo­men …

Public Health

Universal flu vaccine could end need for annual injections

A new vaccine which targets non-mutating proteins in the flu virus could prevent the need for annual injections<p>A universal flu vaccine which could end the need for annual injections could be available within three years.<p>Scientists from London-based biotech firm Seek have developed a vaccine known …

What We've Learned About Kids And Sleep In 2015

Kids’ sleep is truly precious. For parents, hardly anything beats the sight of their little one wrapped in a blanket, curls strewn over the pillow, breathing softly and looking happy and serene. But what if your child is tossing and turning, snoring or moaning in her sleep? How will the quality of …

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

The Common Core can't speed up child development

Recent evaluations of the state's preschoolers have determined that only 47 percent are ready for kindergarten, compared to 83 percent judged ready …

Education