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School year off to a rocky start? 4 ways parents can help kids get back on track

Sending a child to school in the morning is a daily ritual for millions of families worldwide. Unfortunately, the attendance process has become highly disrupted...

How to keep teen boys happily singing – instead of giving up when their voices start to change

Boys like to sing. Adolescent boys around the world report the same thing: They enjoy singing and want to get better at it. Yet many...

Future teachers often think memorization is the best way to teach math and science – until they learn a different way

  The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea I found that college students who are taking courses to...

Teens want COVID-19 advice that gives them safe ways to socialize – not just rules for what they can’t do

America’s teens and young adults have a crucial role in containing the spread of COVID-19, but a series of youth surveys suggests that many misunderstand...

Inclusion starts with better management – here’s what employees say about making diversity work

  Since the death of George Floyd in May [of 2020], dozens of companies such as Apple, Estee Lauder, and Facebook have vowed to increase...