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Child Education

Positive Impact of School Counselors on Our Students

Shari Medini | Posted 04.22.2016 | Parents
Shari Medini

I am glad to be seeing a shift within the school system that values the emotional and social development of children, and therefore, values the school counselors that are there to support that development.

How We Can Talk About Islamophobia With Our Children

Nur Banu Simsek | Posted 12.09.2016 | Religion
Nur Banu Simsek

It's time to talk about how we can help our children process Islamophobia. How we give them stable and strong foundations to fall back on when they are faced with bigotry and prejudice in their schools and among their peers.

How Involved Should Parents Be in Their Child's Education?

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 07.19.2014 | Parents
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

I long for my children to be happy and thrive more than anything. But I must remember that this often means loving and supporting from a distance and not intervening

If It Doesn't Work, Shout Louder

Jennifer Z. Chowdhury | Posted 12.23.2013 | Impact
Jennifer Z. Chowdhury

Nearly one year ago, a teenage girl was shot by gunmen for defying a Taliban campaign to close schools in Pakistan's Swat Valley. Her name is Malala Yousafzai.

Getting Kids to Read and Cook

Rozanne Gold | Posted 11.19.2012 | Impact
Rozanne Gold

It's back-to-school month with no letup in our country's interminable decline into child illiteracy and obesity.

TEDxStudioCityED: Blending Self-Regulation, Technology, and Education

Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D. | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D.

TEDxStudioCityED was a powerful event with a select group of top leaders on blending self-regulation, technology, and education. I was thrilled and touched to be included in the line-up of speakers, and delighted to tie everything together in my talk.

Being Good vs. Getting Better: Helping Your Kids Pick The Right Goal

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

As parents and teachers, how can we try to encourage our kids to see challenges in the classroom as opportunities to get better, rather than be good?

Education: The Blossoming of a Child

Sadhguru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

This following is excerpted from "My Conversations with the Mystic", an interview of Sadhguru by Shekhar Kapur, the director of the Academy-Award winning film "Elizabeth".