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Articles: Seven Ways to Foster Empathy in Kids

By Jill Suttie | June 10, 2016

In our age of narcissism, a new book offers research-based tips for encouraging children to be empathic.

 

Articles: Mindful Parenting May Keep Kids Out of Trouble

By Jill Suttie | June 7, 2016

According to new research, children who experience mindful parenting are less likely to use drugs or get depression or anxiety.

 

Articles: How to Help Low-Income Students Succeed

By Jill Suttie | June 3, 2016

According to a new book, we tend to blame kids who struggle rather than blaming their environment.

 

Articles: What Adolescents Really Need from Parents

By Jill Suttie | May 25, 2016

In a Q&A, neuroscientist Ron Dahl explains how parents can help younger teens avoid depression and anxiety as they become more independent.

 

Articles: How Teachers Can Help Students Who Fail in Class to Succeed at Life

By Mark Katz | May 24, 2016

There are people who got bad grades but grew up to be successful adults, says Mark Katz. What’s their secret—and how can schools help?

 

Articles: Five Tips for Teaching Mindfulness to At-Risk Teens

By Karen Bluth | May 23, 2016

Karen Bluth shares the highs, lows, and lessons from teaching mindfulness at a low-income high school.

 

Articles: Does Forgiveness Make Kids Happier?

By Sarah Wheeler | May 16, 2016

A new study suggests that children are happier when they’re more forgiving toward their friends.

 

Articles: Ten Changes New Parents Face

By Diana Divecha | May 4, 2016

Diana Divecha describes how your mind, body, and life will change with the arrival of a baby.

 

Articles: Feeling Entitled to a Little Gratitude This Mother’s Day?

By Christine Carter | May 3, 2016

Christine Carter gets to the heart of the resentment she feels on Mother's Day.

 

Articles: How to Build an Inclusive School Community During a Divisive Election

By Vicki Zakrzewski | April 28, 2016

A new report finds that the presidential election is having a negative impact on students. What can educators do?

 

Articles: How to Talk with Your Kids about Donald Trump

By Allison Briscoe-Smith | April 13, 2016

The GOP candidate is creating fear and confusion in children, especially kids of color. Here are three suggestions for talking with kids about race and racism in the media.

 

Articles: How to Cultivate Global Compassion

By Jill Suttie | April 8, 2016

Legendary psychologist Paul Ekman explains how to extend compassion beyond our circle of family and friends.

 

Articles: Can Trendy Baby Classes Really Boost a Child’s Development?

By Amy Bidgood | April 7, 2016

For baby massage, swimming, yoga, and signing, the scientific jury is still out.

 

Articles: Why Don’t Students Take Social-Emotional Learning Home?

By Vicki Zakrzewski | March 31, 2016

New research suggests we need to take account of how diverse groups of students view and apply SEL skills.

 

Articles: What Preschools Can Teach Universities

By Nicola Whitton | March 30, 2016

The emphasis on grades is sapping motivation from university students. "Playful learning" can help reignite it.

 

Articles: Can Living in the Moment Make You a Better Parent?

By Sarah Wheeler | March 29, 2016

According to a new study, mindfulness may lead to a happier, healthier parenting experience.

 
Nick Wilde and Judy Hopps

Articles: Three Lessons from Zootopia to Discuss with Kids

By Allison Briscoe-Smith | March 23, 2016

The new Disney film raises tough questions about prejudice for parents and teachers to explore with children.

 

Articles: Before You Scroll, Try This Mindful Social Media Practice

By Christopher Willard | March 22, 2016

We're all self-critical—here's how to become aware of the emotions we're courting on social media.

 
Viking, 2016, 400 pages

Articles: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

By Diana Divecha | February 19, 2016

A new book by Erika Christakis explains how current trends in preschool education are harming children.

 

Articles: How to Cultivate Humble Leadership

By Vicki Zakrzewski | February 9, 2016

One principal shares how she transformed her school culture by recognizing her limitations--and then listening to students and staff.

 

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