Neuropsychological Educator and Co-Author of The Learning Habit
Rebecca Jackson is a neuropsychological educator and author. Jackson’s most recent interviews and stories appear in her book, The Learning Habit: A Groundbreaking Approach to Homework and Parenting That Helps Our Children Succeed in School and Life. Jackson spent three years visiting schools across the United States and interviewed hundreds of families, students, parents, and teachers. Through everyday stories, she simplifies comprehensive research and data, leaving parents and educators with practical solutions that create academic success for children.
The Learning Habit is based on the largest study of family routines in the history of the Unites States. Jackson has worked with some of the top universities and medical facilities in the United States including Brown University’s Alpert School of Medicine, the Children’s National Medical Center, Brandeis University, and New England Center for Pediatric Psychology.
She has chronicled stories and case studies from teachers, parents, and students in an effort to uncover how children learn and how communities can support the rigorous changes which are currently being implemented throughout the United States.
Her articles and research have appeared in over 400 publications including Psychology Today, The Huffington Post, WebMD, The Boston Globe, CNN, NBC’s Education Nation, and Parents Magazine. Her case study on media use was quoted in Arianna Huffington’s book, Thrive. An advocate for the Adopt-a-School program, she has worked on expanding literacy programs throughout the country.
In 2011 she formed the company Good Parent, Inc. to combine researchers, educators and parents. She is passionate about improving the lives of families and helping communities, parents and schools to work together to enhance the long-term quality of our children’s lives.