I can remember like yesterday sitting at the dinner table as a child with my parents and siblings and feeling like the world was going to end. My parents would openly discuss current events. I thought to myself what will be in this world? How will I be safe? What can the future look like when these terrible things are happening all the time?
Antipsykotiska läkemedel, såsom Risperdal, Seroquel och Abilify, har utvecklats för att behandla vuxna med stora psykiska sjukdomar, inklusive schizofreni och bipolär sjukdom. Men under de senaste åren, har deras användning utvidgas för att behandla sjukdomar såsom autism och attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) hos barn och ungdomar.
In March 2015, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland shocked football fans when he announced his decision to retire after just one season in the NFL. He explained that he was concerned over the long-term health hazards of football-related head trauma, and journalists and media personalities covered the story extensively.
Vi tänker ofta att skriva som något som är utom räckhåll för förskolebarn. När allt kommer omkring, kan små barn inte skriva igenkännliga bokstäver, och de kan inte stava ord.
Children learn to lie from about the age of two. The first lies children learn to tell are denials of wrongdoing. From the age of three they also learn to tell “white” lies. But what can we do to encourage children to tell the truth?
A new study finds a link between a good night’s sleep for school-aged kids and better performance in math and languages specifically—subjects that are powerful predictors of later learning and academic success.
A new study is the first in more than 20 years to look at long-term outcomes after early intensive autism intervention. Therapy began when children were 18 to 30 months old and involved therapists and parents working with children at home for more than 15 hours each week for two years.
Teenagers' opinions about when violence is acceptable or not can be influenced by the way they perceive men and women and the relationships between them. Simply telling young people that violence is wrong won’t stop it happening.
Many parents are moving towards “gentle parenting”, where they choose not to use rewards (sticker charts, lollies, chocolates, TV time as “bribes”) and punishments (taking away “privileges”, time-out, smacking) to encourage good behaviour, but encourage good behaviour for the sake of doing the right thing.
In a study titled “Stress in America,” commissioned by the American Psychological Association, it was found that 30 percent of teens reported feeling overwhelmed, depressed, or sad as a result of stress. Almost 25 percent said they skipped meals because of stress. Almost one-third of teens say that stress often brings them to the verge of tears...
Inverkan av fattigdom student på studenternas lärande är odiskutabelt. Internationella studier visar att i varje land, barn från missgynnade miljöer är mycket mindre sannolikt att utmärka sig i skolan än sina mer lyckligt lottade kamrater.
The recent report from northern Hòa Bình province in Vietnam of twins born to two different fathers has been making headlines around the world. The father of the twins took the infants for DNA tests where it was revealed he was the biological father to just one of them - the other twin was fathered by another man.
Skulle en lärare att belöna en hel klass för goda gärningar en student? Vad om den andra sidan av den disciplin bilden: bör en hel klass straffas för missgärningar bara några studenter?
Empati, förmågan att förstå andra och känna medkänsla för dem, är utan tvekan den mest definiera mänsklig kvalitet - ställa oss bortsett från smarta maskiner och även andra djur. Utan den skulle vi inte fungera i sociala områden såsom skolor, domstolslokaler och kontorsarbetsplatser som är hörnstenarna i vårt samhälle.
"Rasistiska och anti-invandrings vyer som innehas av barn", varnade nyligen rubrik i The Guardian, rapportera resultaten av en undersökning av nästan 6,000 brittiska skolbarn som utförs av välgörenhet Ge rasismen rött kort.
On asking six-year-olds why water flows down a mountain, one of the responses I received was, “because then we don’t have to walk up the mountain to get it”. Children of this age often conceptualise the world’s physical attributes as being divined for the service of humans, or even just for them.
"Det finns en tro på att unga barn kan själv reglera sitt matintag", säger Barbara rullar. "Denna studie visar dessa signaler är verkligen lätt att åsidosätta."
Indigos process their emotions differently than non Indigos because they have high self-esteem and strong integrity. They can read you like an open book and quickly notice and neutralize any hidden agendas or attempts to manipulate them, however subtly.
Recent research suggests success is partly driven by character skills. “Grit,” for example, or perseverance and passion for long-term goals, seems to be a better predictor of success than IQ in school and beyond.
When we think of reading for our children, we are often misled into thinking that we need to focus on one type of book, such as picture books or novels in order to practise specific, reading-related skills. However, this narrowly-focused approach to reading instruction can often have undesirable benefits, such as turning kids off reading altogether.