From the Blog
Teachers, parents and administrators have been unfairly pitted against each over homework wars. The answer is not all or nothing; it’s a balanced and sensible homework routine. This leads to productive, well established habits that all students can take with them into high school and college. The Learning Habit is based on years of research… Read More
Americans are throwing out the adage of “resolutions” and replacing it with the beneficial term “habits.” Why? Resolutions focus only on the end result; when that doesn’t occur fast enough to be rewarding, we tend to give up. Making a small change to our daily habits and routines is much more likely to have a… Read More
It’s been six weeks since the publication of The Learning Habit. Since then, I’ve learned which case studies and facts resonated most with both parents and teachers, from Maine to California. I’ve been excited to learn how much the data and the stories have helped parents to simplify “at-home” learning. I’ve also been fortunate enough to… Read More
American Journal of Family Therapy ROBERT M. PRESSMAN, Ph.D.,New England Center for Pediatric Psychology, Providence, Rhode Island, USA JUDITH A. OWENS, M.D., Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA ALLISON SCHETTINI EVANS, Ph.D., Brown University Alpert School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA MELISSA L. NEMON, Ph.D., Brandeis University Heller School of Social… Read More
****** IN THE NEWS ***** The Learning Habit Featured on THE TODAY SHOW!
Too much homework?
Author and education expert Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman is featured on The Today Show discussing homework and family stress.