Sarah Bohl

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Teen Creates App So Bullied Kids Never Have To Eat Alone

You're at a cafeteria, you've got your lunch ... and then you just don't know where to sit. You don't want to sit alone, but you also don't know who would be friendly and let you sit with them. Sixteen-year-old Natalie Hampton has been there. She's an 11th-grader from Sherman Oaks, Calif., and the …

5 Generation Z Learning Traits Parents Need to Know When Helping Kids With Homework

If you're the parent of a kid in elementary school, middle school, high school or even college, welcome to Generation Z. Born between 1995 and 2012, …

Here’s What Kids Think the Future Might Look Like, If It Were Made Out of Play-Doh

Let's just admit it: While millions of us loved to play with Play-Doh when we were kids—and millions of kids still do—most of us weren't very good at …

How to Make the Most of Family Time

In today’s busy world, it can be a challenge for working parents to build in as much quality time with children as you would like. I was a working parent, and I know how difficult it can be to juggle three lives simultaneously – home, work, and school – never mind the guilt that goes along with …

How to Raise a Genius: 8 Tips

The longest-running study of gifted children has a few recommendations for parents of super-smart kids.<p>What do you learn about raising geniuses if you track 5,000 super high-performing young people for 45 years? First off, if you want your kid to fulfill their potential, you really, <i>really</i> shouldn't …

Genius

How To Be Frugal During And After High School

Everyone knows college is expensive. You might not know that the years before college can be, too. Luckily, there are ways to save before you’re …

Muscle Memory -- It's In Your Head, Not Your Limbs

If only we could jack in our brains and download new knowledge and skills the way <i>The Matrix</i> films depict. But learning -- whether historical facts, musical mastery, or athletic aptitude -- takes effort and time. The long duration of childhood is surely evidence enough of that. So sorry, would-be …

Toyota's 'Dream Car' Art Contest Awards Prizes To Kids Around The World

Fifteen-year-old Brazilian elementary school student Gabriele Castro de Sousa could not contain her excitement as the silver award winner was announced. The name read out was not hers. Standing alone on stage, bubbling over with anticipation and punching the air, the last name to be called – hers – …

Creativity Boosting Company Turns Kids’ Drawings Into Real Clothes They Can Wear

Founder of Picture This Clothing, Jaimee Newberry, has just made every young fashion designer's dream come true. The company, which officially launched last week, turns children's drawings into actual clothing so they can “wear their imagination.” The idea came to Newberry, a mother of two …

A genius way to display kids' artwork

by Laura Falin posted in Life & HomeSo with school starting up again, we're faced with the never-ending dilemma. <i>What on earth do we do with all the</i> …

Kids

Sorry, parents, your child probably doesn't have too much homework

Second-grade teacher Brandy Young became a viral heroine this week when she slew the most hated Grendel in the reptilian cohort of childhood …

15 Interesting Facts About Education Around The World They Don’t Teach You In School

School and education aren't all that boring, you know. You learn a lot of cool things too. Like remember the time you made a working model of an …

Education Secretary Urges Schools to Tackle Racism, Teach Empathy

The rise of the Black Lives Matter movement has placed attention on longstanding institutional racism and the racial bias that exists throughout …

This Is the Key to Being a Successful Student, According to a Physics Professor

<i>What is one piece of advice you would like to give to students as an educator? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Richard Muller, Professor of Physics, UC Berkeley, on Quora:</b><p>"Get into" your …

Sleep 'resets' brain connections crucial for memory and learning, study reveals

Discovery that sleeplessness causes neurons to become ‘muddled’ with electrical activity could help develop new treatments for mental health disorders<p>For Jules Verne it was the friend who keeps us waiting. For Edgar Allan Poe so many little slices of death. But though the reason we spend a third of …

The Brain

10 things I am looking forward to about parenting teenagers

“You think it’s rough now? Wait till they are teenagers!”I heard that a lot when my twins were smaller, and I have to confess I believed it.The …

Parenting

New High-Schooler? Don't Panic. It's All Good.

Sex, drugs, rock ’n’ roll, cyberbullies, Snapchat, sexting. Instagram-selfie overload, mean girls — and that’s all just before first period, right? …

Spotify's new Kids section uses music to encourage language development and parental bonding

Spotify today introduces a new Kids category that aims to help parents and their children bond over music, and encourage kids to develop their language skills with in-app prompts.<p>The Kids & Family category now offers a variety of playlists for everyday activities, such as bathtime, bedtime, …

Kids

How to Get into a National Park for Free

The National Park Service’s 100th birthday is August 25, 2016.<p>In celebration, entrance fees to enter any national park are being waived from August …

24 Things Special Education Teachers Want You To Know

We posed this question to the special education teachers in our Mighty community on Facebook: “What’s one secret about your job you wish the rest of …

Make the Most of Your College Campus Tours With These 10 Tips

Visiting colleges with your high school student can be an exciting first step into the next phase of their life — or it can be a logistical nightmare, full of wasted time and money. While the impulse might be to grab your kid, jump into the car and start touring schools, a bit of planning can go a …