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By Jill on January 25, 2013
This story is reprinted from materials provided by University of Chicago. Jan. 23, 2013 — New research at the University of Chicago and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that children begin to show signs of higher-level thinking skills as young as age 4 ½. Researchers have previously attributed higher-order thinking development […]
By Jill on January 15, 2013
Author: Crawford Dedman Special Education Consultant www.challengingminds.com As we venture into the second half of the school year, I have been thinking a lot about the topic of resiliency in students. Resiliency can be defined as the ability to persist in the face of adversity or the ability to bounce back after facing a challenging […]
By Jill on January 1, 2013
Author: Julie Rasicot Many families may be spending time relaxing around the TV over the holidays. A recent study suggests, however, that parents and caregivers should be mindful of turning off the set if no one’s actually watching to limit hours of unintended exposure for kids. Researchers found that, on average, children in the United […]