Nancy Dinar

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Delaying Kindergarten Could Benefit Kids' Mental Health

A new study looks into the benefits of "redshirting."<p><i>Academic studies can be fascinating ... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you.</i><p><b>The Background</b><p>American kids have customarily started kindergarten at the age of 5, but parents and …

FIRST-PERSON: Why theology matters

Copyright (c) 2018 Baptist Press. Reprinted from Baptist Press (www.baptistpress.com), news service of the Southern Baptist Convention.<br>The original …

How much time should kids spend with screens? New advice for a digital age

The American Academy of Pediatrics is catching up with the times.<p>Back in 2011, it issued a policy called "Media Use By Children Younger Than 2 Years," which recommended no more than two hours of screen time a day for kids older than 2, and discouraged any time at all in front of a screen for …

Digital Age

10 Educational Web Tools That Support Inquiry-based Learning

September , 2015<br>As a learning strategy, inquiry-based learning is all about learners constructing their own understanding and knowledge through …

Yoga for Weightlifters: 7 Poses for Increased Range of Motion

Flexibility is an important yet often overlooked component of a well-rounded fitness routine, especially for those who tend to gravitate to …

Children without gardens more likely to be obese

Youngsters who do not have a garden to play in are at greater risk of putting on excess weight which can bring a string of health problems<p>Children with no access to a garden between the ages of three and five are far more likely to be overweight or obese by the time they reach seven, a study showed.<p>…

Hop, skip, and jump your way to 'fit' — and work muscles you didn't know you had

Jumping, skipping, and hopping exercises add fun and calorie-burning to any workout. That's because the explosiveness of the movements tends to work your muscles differently than regular resistance training.<p>You can do the following "exploding" moves as a dynamic warm-up, as part of an interval …

Exercise

4 Steps to Get Back on Track After Over-Indulgent Eating

<i>Article Source: makeyourbodywork.com</i><p>It's the weekend and your social schedule is packed. You've got a night out with friends on Friday, followed by a wedding Saturday afternoon, and then a birthday party to cap it all off on Sunday.<p>Fun? Yes.<p>Healthy eating? Not so much.<p>Whether it's an entire weekend …

Nutrition

5 reasons Finland's schools are better than America's

Finland is an innovative country when it comes to education, and its innovation yields results. It's consistently one of the highest performing developed countries on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), an important tool for measuring education systems worldwide.<p>While Finland's …

Education

Dear Self-Published Author: Do NOT Write Four Books a Year

No matter what experts tell you, no matter what trends, conventional wisdom, social media chatter or your friends in the Facebook writers group insist upon, do NOT write four books a year. I mean it. Don't.<p>Unless they're four gorgeously written, painstakingly molded, amazingly rendered and …

Writing

12 Ways to Raise a Kid Who's Healthy for Life

We get it: It's hard enough persuading your kids to eat anything that isn't shaped like a dinosaur, to say nothing about dragging them away from the …

Children should not be allowed smartphones until they are 16, says school behaviour expert

Fears over the disruption to classrooms from pupils using smartphones have prompted the Government to commission a review into the way technology …

Here's What Texting Really Does to Your Spine

This image will make you sit up straight, immediately!<p>Pop quiz: Are you currently reading this while hunched over your phone? If so, here's a very scary wakeup call: Looking down at your phone can force up to 60 pounds of weight on your spine, according to a new study in the journal <i>Surgical</i> …

21 of the best math apps for kids of all ages: Back to school tech guide

Rounding out our 2015 back to school tech guide: The best math apps. All year long we’re on the lookout for the very best of the best math apps for …

Silicon Valley billionaires are appalled by normal schools — so they've created this new one

Kids take attendance on an iPad, complete a "playlist" of activities, and learn 3D modeling software to design a playhouse for the class pet.<p>Founder and CEO Max Ventilla previously helmed the personalization team at Google, where he helped build Google+ and other products that make the internet …

Online Education

9 fintech startups shaking up Indonesia’s piggy banks

If you haven’t been watching Indonesia’s financial technology sector closely, perhaps it’s time you roll up your sleeves and get to grips with this …

The Posture Cure

Stand Taller, Train Like a Bodybuilder<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Everyone Needs Posture Work. When it comes to posture, lifters and athletes are …

Muscle

Christians warned to pull kids from public school

<b>By Paul Bremmer</b><p>Imagine an America in which all children are educated according to biblical, Christian principles instead of modern, secular, liberal …

11 of the Best Workouts for People Over 40

Shutterstock<p>Aging is a unique experience. For some, the effects will present themselves sooner rather than later, and for some who are luckier, the …

Standup Paddleboarding

Score Shoulders That Scream 'I Work Out!'

This is the move that's been missing from your upper-body workout.<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Swiss-ball dumbbell fly:</b> Don't …

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life, I never considered myself a "morning person." I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I worked late through the night and slept in the mornings. When I started working at an Architecture firm, I conformed to getting up at 7 a.m... but I …

Productivity

The 15 worst mistakes people make in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects, like not starting to save money, that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are the worst mistakes 20-somethings would be wise to avoid …

Self-improvement

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Undermine Your Leadership Integrity

Each year CEO's are ousted, educational leaders fall to no-confidence vote and political figures are booted at the ballot box. Most always it is because they have unwittingly compromised their leadership integrity. And while high profiled firings catch the attention of media outlets, leaders on all …

The Art Of Parenting: 10 Invaluable Lessons To Pass On To Your Kids

A few years ago, I watched Brene Brown’s TED Talk on Vulnerability. Her story, her research, her authenticity, and yes, her vulnerability resonated …

High School

Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions about Homeschooling | Heart and Soul Homeschooling

I’ve been officially homeschooling for almost 8 years now. <i>Official</i> as in required by the state to submit paperwork, though I really believe …

BMI Vs. Body Fat Percentage

There are two ways to measure your health and fitness: body mass index (BMI) and body fat percentage. Though many people talk about them …

ICON_SEARCH

Meal Planning Tips for a Healthy Family<p>Feeding an active family a nutritious menu is never easy, especially when time is short and picky eaters …

Anxiety & Depression in the Classroom: A Teacher's Guide to Fostering Self-Regulation in Young Students

I remember feigning a stomachache for two weeks in second grade in order to go home from school.<p>Back then, the principal and my mom caught on that I …

8 Powerful Ways to Mold Children Into Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our children to become leaders.<p>Whether they spend the bulk of their days in the mailroom or the corner office, we want our children to grow to be courageous, passionate, and authentic. We want their actions to inspire other …

Emotional Intelligence

Youth Digital Home

Learn to Code, Design, & Animate<p>Award-Winning Online Courses and Teacher Support for Kids<p>Watch Video<p>x<p>Introducing Youth Digital Subscription! Find out …