Parenting

Two Former Teachers Share Four Quick Tips To Combat Pandemic Homework Stress

19/04/2021 06:00am | 409 views

 

Two education experts are helping parents ease anxiety around schoolwork.

 

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Ten Research-Backed Tips on Parenting in a Digital Era

16/03/2021 06:00am | 499 views

 

By John Palfrey and Urs Gasser
smithsonianmag.com 

 

With screen time at a high during the Covid-19 pandemic, two educators offer some advice.

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Nutrition

5 Ways Teens Can Get More Fruits and Vegetables Into Their Diets

05/04/2021 06:00am | 693 views

A new study found that high school students aren’t getting enough produce.

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Preventive Care

The Pandemic and Childhood Weight Gain

31/03/2021 06:00am | 634 views

There’s plenty of talk of the COVID 20—meaning the extra weight that adults are putting on during the pandemic. But what about children? Even before the pandemic, the percentage of American children who have overweight or obesity—defined as body mass index (BMI) being in the 85th to 95th percentiles for children of the same age and sex—was startingly high, and early evidence is suggesting the pandemic may make matters even worse.

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Finance & Family

How to Help Kids Adapt to the Chaos That is Hybrid Learning

23/04/2021 06:00am | 251 views

“Hybrid learning” has become a blanket term for the many ways students are experiencing school right now amid the coronavirus pandemic: in-person students with remote teachers, remote students with in-person teachers, kids rotating between school and home by week or day. It’s a system that assumes students can juggle the logistics of returning to school under new circumstances and learning at home, which, for kids in the midst of brain development plus pandemic stress, has the potential to quickly feel like too much to handle. (Changes based on positive coronavirus cases, local outbreaks and related health ordinances can add another layer of stress for parents, students and teachers.)

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