Tag: Reading

 

Tag: Reading

These are the most recent things on the site for the tag: Reading. You can view more tags here.

Rod Library / CC BY 4.0

Articles: Why Storytelling Skills Matter for African-American Kids

By Nicole Gardner-Neblett | March 9, 2017

For African-American students, storytelling skills directly predict their early reading skills.

 

Articles: How to Really Read Racist Books to Your Kids

By Jeremy Adam Smith | June 22, 2012

A recent New York Times column suggests we have no choice but to ignore or excise racist imagery in children's books. But Jeremy Adam Smith offers another way, guided by research.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Grandparents: How and Why They Can Help

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | July 25, 2011

Ways for Nana and Papa to raise happiness--whether they live near or far

 
Grandparents can be a mixed-blessing: are your children’s doting but far away?  Loving but judgemental? Rona and I discuss ways for grandparents to help raise happy children.

Videos and Podcasts: Grandparents: How and Why They Can Help

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | July 25, 2011

Grandparents can be a mixed-blessing: are your children’s doting but far away?  Loving but judgemental? Rona and I discuss ways for grandparents to help raise happy children.

 

View the most popular tags overall?

Most...

  
  

Greater Good Events

The Science of Burnout: What Is It, Why It Happens, and How to Avoid It
International House at UC Berkeley
April 29, 2017
6 CE Hours


The Science of Burnout: What Is It, Why It Happens, and How to Avoid It

A day-long semiar with GGSC Science Director Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D., celebrated compassion teacher Joan Halifax, burnout expert Christina Maslach, Ph.D., and UCLA psychiatrist Elizabeth Bromley, M.D., Ph.D.


» ALL EVENTS
 
 

Take a Greater Good Quiz!

How compassionate are you? How generous, grateful, or forgiving? Find out!

» TAKE A QUIZ
 

Watch Greater Good Videos

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Talks by inspiring speakers like Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dacher Keltner, and Barbara Fredrickson.

Watch
 

Greater Good Resources

 
 
» MORE STUDIES
 
 
» MORE ORGS
 

Book of the Week

How Pleasure Works By Paul Bloom Bloom explores a broad range of human pleasures from food to sex to religion to music. Bloom argues that human pleasure is not purely an instinctive, superficial, sensory reaction; it has a hidden depth and complexity.

» READ MORE
 
Is she flirting with you? Take the quiz and find out.
image
"It is a great good and a great gift, this Greater Good. I bow to you for your efforts to bring these uplifting and illuminating expressions of humanity, grounded in good science, to the attention of us all."  
Jon Kabat-Zinn

Best-selling author and founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program

thnx advertisement