To do better in school, kids should exercise their bodies as well as their brains, experts say

To do better in school, kids should exercise their bodies as well as their brains, experts say (Los Angeles Times/Science)

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Being dumb in the existing educational system is bad enough. Failing to create a new way of learning adapted to contemporary circumstances might be a national disaster.

American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn't Exist

Being dumb in the existing educational system is bad enough. Failing to create a new way of learning adapted to contemporary circumstances might be a national disaster.

Negative consequences, timeouts, and punishment just make bad behavior worse. But a new approach really works.

What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong? Negative consequences, timeouts, and punishment just make bad behavior worse. But a new approach really works.

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Wake up calls - David Sobel, Environmental Educator and author of Beyond Ecophobia, reclaiming…

The stress low-income kids experience affects their brains biologically as well as psychologically. The way we discipline makes it worse.

The Way We Discipline Low-Income Kids Only Makes Their Problems Worse

At the beginning of this school year, Ahmed Mohamed, a freshman at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas, brought a makeshift clock to school to impre .

Merrylee Primary school playground, known as Urban Jungle...notice the child down in the hole

Merrylee Primary school playground, known as Urban Jungle.notice the child down in the hole

Too many schools are putting PE on the back burner- impacts and issues with little time for physical education

Experts sound alarm as more schools put phys-ed on back burner

Despite worrying trends in childhood obesity and stress, physical education is still treated as expendable, much to experts’ chagrin

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