Want your kids to truly master a subject? Then put them in situations where they can experience - rather than merely be taught - information. Their futures will depend on it. This doesn't mean yanking your kids out of school or...
Parents and school officials who keep kids out of extracurricular activities because of poor grades may be making the problem even worse. That's the consensus of researchers, who for years have drawn a direct correlation between participation in extracurricular activities...
Just about every child in the U.S. under the age of 8 lives in a home with a smartphone, says a new study from Common Sense Media, and a stunning 42% of these little ones now have their own...
Most of us grew up hearing stereotypes about 'dumb jocks.' Turns out, however, that student athletes are more likely to be smarter than their more lethargic counterparts. In fact, research from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and elsewhere demonstrates...
Despite the nation's obsession with sports, there is a growing problem when it comes to youth sports: a decline in youth sports participation and the healthy habits and bodies that go with it. According to the Sports & Fitness Industry...

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