10 Steps For Smarter Kids

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

Ive explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families. But what makes children from babies up through the teen years smarter? Here are 10 things science says can help: 1) Mu...

10 Ways Music Benefits Children

Do you have a budding pianist? A drummer wannabe? From making them smarter, more social and improved memory, playing a musical instrument is very beneficial to children.

This Is Your Brain. This Is Your Brain On Music : Npr Ed : Npr

A new study suggests that learning to play a musical instrument helps improve the brain's ability to process language. That means music lessons could give kids from low-income communities a big boost.

Tedxsydney - Richard Gill - The Value Of Music Education

Music educator Richard Gill argues the case for igniting the imagination through music and for making our own music. In this talk, he leads the TEDxSydney au...

How Physical Fitness May Promote School Success - Nytimes.Com

Physically fit children absorb and retain new information more effectively than children who are out of shape, a new study finds, raising timely questions about the wisdom of slashing schools physical education programs.

Fitness And Learning - Education Week

Elementary school children who exercised for about an hour a day in an after-school program had better brain function and were more focused in class than students who didn't get much physical activity, according to a study.

Intelligence And Sports - Does Physical Exercise Improve Your Intelligence? (Psychology)

Does coordination training enhance mental processing speed? Some of the first scientific analyses of an adaptive coordination training (Life-Kinetic) yielded...

Tedxorlando - Wendy Suzuki - Exercise And The Brain

An award-winning neuroscientist with a deep appreciation for the rewards and benefits of teaching, Wendy Suzuki discusses her research, and the teachers who ...

Reading With Your Child

TIps for reading aloud to children.

How To Read To Your Child: Tips & Tricks

Learn how to get the most benefit out of reading to children, including tips on how to read to children to make them smart.

Bill Gates On Early Reading - Youtube

Bill Gates talks about his early reading experience and what he learned about parenting from his father on the Charlie Rose show.

Irregular Bedtime 'Lowers Children's Intelligence' - Telegraph

Failing to give young children a strict bedtime could affect their \r\n intelligence, according to a new study.

Healthy Sleep In Children - Sleep Hours, Problems, And More

Children need good, sound sleep to ensure proper body and mind development. Learn about the importance of sleep in children.

Child Sleep: Recommended Hours For Every Age

Is your child getting enough sleep?

Can A Lack Of Sleep Set Back Your Child's Cognitive Abilities? -- New York Magazine

Overstimulated, overscheduled kids are getting at least an hours less sleep than they need, a deficiency that, new research reveals, has the power to set their cognitive abilities back years.

For Kids, Self-Control Factors Into Future Success : Npr

Social scientists say three things matter for success in life: IQ, family's socioeconomic status and one thing that's easy to influence: self-control. A child's self-control in preschool helps predict possible health, substance abuse and financial...

Can You Resist The Marshmallow? The Relationship Between Self-Discipline And Success » Mawer

In 1968, researchers from Stanford University stuck a marshmallow in front of a four year old girl and gave her a choice: eat the marshmallow now or wait 15 minutes and receive TWO marshmallows. If the child succumbed to temptation, she would be a...

Marshmallow Test Reproduced By Dr David Walsh @ Wcco

Watch these kids being tempted with marshmallows as they go through the "marshmallow test". Like the one originally designed by Walter Mischel (http://en.wik.

Effective Parenting: Helping Children Develop Self Discipline

We are committed to sharing the secrets of parenting through writing, teaching and counseling. We are eager to support families with practical suggestions for effective parenting.

How Self-Discipline Helps Teens Succeed | Aspen Education Programs

When Easter arrives, many children amass a large stock of candy. Does one of your children routinely eat every piece as soon as possible, treating any stomachaches as an inevitable part of the ritual? Does another of your children hoard the candy ...

What Is Active Learning? - About - Learning, Teaching And Assessment

Introduces active learning which is widely seen as an appropriate way for children to acquire vital skills and knowledge and a positive attitude to learning in the early years. It seeks to engage and challenges childrens thinking using real-life a...

Earlychildhood News - Article Reading Center

Earlychildhood NEWS is the online resource for teachers and parents of young children, infants to age 8. You will find articles about developmentally appropriate practice, child health, safety and behavior as well as links to teacher resources and...

Promotion Of Active Learning - The Journey To Excellence

This video shows some of the key features of excellent practice in schools including: using a wide range of learning and teaching approaches; promoting learners' willingness and confidence as seekers of new knowledge, understanding and skills.

Eating For Intelligence: Breakfast And Iq Among Iraqi Children - United Nations University

UNU-IIGH research highlights the importance of nutrition in the cognitive development of children in Iraq.

Junk Food May Limit Children's Intelligence And Learning Ability : Disease Proof

There is a clear impact of nutrition on the potential development of Alzheimers disease and other late-life cognitive disorders. Green vegetabl

7 Secrets To Raising A Happy Child

Give your child the skills to rebound from setbacks and pave the way to success.

Raise Happy Children - Dr. Jim Taylor

By understanding how happiness develops, you can help your children find true happiness. The real causes of happiness are all within your children's control, so they can actively do things that foster their own happiness....

Happiness Is The Best Investment For Your Child's Future, As Study Reveals Happy Children Grow Up To Be Wealthy | Daily Mail Online

A data analysis of 15,000 young adults in the U.S. by economists at University College London, revealed that those who reported higher levels of life satisfaction, went on to receive larger paychecks than their gloomy counterparts.

Effects Of Peer Academic Reputation On Achievement In Academically At-Risk Elementary Students

Children’s peer relationships in the early grades have consequences for children’s short-term and long-term school adjustment, including academic achievement

How Peers Influence Academic Performance

Have you ever wondered about the extent to which peer groups affect academic performance? Make no mistake; a peer group can impact your child's academic performance significantly. However, to say that one's peer group is the most influential facto...

Intelligence In Children: Can We Make Our Kids Smarter?

Intelligence-boosting products are big business: Books, toys, DVDs, software, games, and educational programs designed to make your child into an intellectual prodigy. Many of these products come with claims--explicit or implicit--that their us...

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10 Steps For Smarter Kids

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Can we really make our kids smarter?