Top 10 Scientific Uses For Leftover Halloween Candy
So the kids fell asleep late last night after finally crashing from their Halloween sugar high. There are smashed pumpkins out on the street, toilet paper in the trees, and still 3 to 5 pounds of candy remaining per child. The pumpkins and toilet paper can be cleaned up… but what do you do with all that candy? You can’t possibly eat it all, right?
REPORT: More than 100 injured, others trapped after train crashes in New Jersey
Fox News reports at least three people have died and more than 100 have been injured after a train crash at Hoboken Train Station in Hoboken, New Jersey.Train 1614 traveling the Pascack Valley Line, left Spring Valley, New York, around 6:23 a.m., CT, bound for Hoboken.New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says all passengers who were trapped on the train have been removed and taken to local hospitals to be treated for injuries.
How much does it benefit a child to delay kindergarten entry for a year?
Some believe that delaying a child’s enrollment in kindergarten by one year (known as "redshirting") may better long-term student performance. Michael Hansen argues that recent research on age and student outcomes shows that redshirting does not yield an educational advantage, but rather an initial testing advantage that diminishes to a nearly negligible factor over time.
7 key phrases Montessori teachers use and why we should use them, too
How to Convince Your Parent to Attend Adult Day Care
You need a break from caring for your parent. Adult day care can help. Here are 7 tips to get mom or dad through the door for health care and socializing.
How to Ease Your Child's Kindergarten Jitters
Help your child transition to kindergarten smoothly with some of these ideas for reducing anxiety and making goodbyes easier.
How to Get Kids Reading
Reading is critical to your child’s success. Our surefire picks and expert tips will teach your kid to love books.
Holiday Gift Guide: Fun & Educational Toys
We've gathered some of the best educational toys for preschoolers and beyond. This holiday season, give your kids gifts that will lead to laughs and hours of play while growing their minds. STEM-ta...
How Mindfulness Is Revolutionizing Mental Health Care
More than 350 million people globally suffer from depression, and
How Autism Is Reshaping Special Education
Special education in the United State is based on the concept of access--public schools are open to all children. But access is no longer a sufficient foundation. Approaches and accommodations that lead to academic success are increasingly demanded for those with learning disabilities. Functional, independent-living, and employable skills are requisite, but rare, for those with serious handicapping conditions. Since the last reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Act, four events have transpired that will have a dramatic impact on the next iteration of the federal law: the increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism, the rise of applied behavior analysis, the birth of social media, and the reality of unbundling. In How Autism Is…