Maria Connor Golding

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The Power of Doodling

You can hear it in schoolrooms and at kitchen tables across the country. Most parents and teachers believe that doodling is merely a distraction from …

Creativity

The Play of Children: Lessening Stress and Increasing Self-Control

In my discussions with parents and teachers I increasingly hear an observation that should not come as a revelation to anyone who interacts on a …

tools of the mind

An article in this morning’s New York Times magazine has set my brain on fire. It’s about a curriculum called Tools of the Mind that seeks to teach …

"Educational effects of the Tools of the Mind curriculum

Abstract<p>The effectiveness of the Tools of the Mind (Tools) curriculum in improving the education of 3- and 4-year-old children was evaluated by means …

Education Technology

Tools of the Mind: Promising pre-k curriculum looking less promising

A lot of data from the last couple of decades shows a strong association between executive functions (the ability to inhibit impulses, to direct …