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In The Learning Habit, I’ve identified strategies that both parents and educators can use to help children achieve their goals. Sometimes the way we reward and negotiate with children just needs to be reviewed. The Habit of Limiting Consumption Media for children means setting specific, regular times that recreational media use can occur in the… Read More
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
As the school year progresses, many parents want to know how they can help their child learn. We asked teachers and educators, “What are the two traits parents should focus on to assist children this school year?” Persistence and resilience were the most common responses. These are fascinating character traits but they present unique challenges… 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.