Recommended Reading

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Has the Smartphone Destroyed a Generation?, The Atlantic, September 2017

Don’t Make Kids Work a Second Shift Just to Finish Homework, Courier-Journal, August 13, 2017

Let Teens Sleep, Courier-Journal, July 31, 2017

Ditch the Desk, Indy Star, July 31, 2017

Preschoolers need more play and fewer scripted lessons, says early childhood educatorYaleNews, February 9, 2016

How to Raise a Creative Child. Step One: Back OffThe New York Times, Jan 30, 2016

Myths About Gifted Students, National Association for Gifted Children

The Benefits of Helping Preschoolers Understand and Discuss Their Emotions, KQED News Mindshift, April 13, 2015

The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at ScreensThe Atlantic,  Alexandra Ossola, Jan

Why teens are impulsive addiction prone and should protect their brains, NPR Jan 29, 2015

Joy: A Subject Schools LackThe Atlantic, Susan Engel, Jan 26, 2015

Better Together: Parenting a Child in an Independent School. Huff Post 12/11/2014

No Homework Policy Improves Home Life For Younger Students at One CPS School, 
Chicago Sun-Times, September 14, 2014

But I Want To Do Your Homework, Helping Kids With Homework, The New York Times, June 21, 2014

Why Flunking Exams is Actually a Good Thing, The New York Times, September 4, 2014

The Overprotected Kid, The Atlantic Monthly, March 19, 2014

How Finland Keeps Kids Focused, The Atlantic Monthly, June 30, 2014

Laptop Note-Taking: External Brain-Booster or Memory Drain?, Education Week Blog, August 27, 2014

The Learning Myth: Why I’ll Never Tell My Son He’s Smart, Khan Academy Blog, August 19, 2014

Teaching Teenagers That People Change May Help Prevent Depression, Education Week Blog, October 6, 2014

Study time outdoors improves kids’ emotional IQ.

Sleep for Teenagers, New York Times October 20, 2014