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Children are more likely to be kind and caring if their siblings are
Shivali Best - Daily Mirron, 20 February 2018. [20-02-2018]
Researchers from the University of Calgary have found that both older and younger siblings positively influence each other’s empathy.
How to raise well-balanced adults
Paul Schoenfeld - Herald, 11 February 2018. [13-02-2018]
Children are influenced by so many factors outside of our control: culture, peers, the times they grow up in, technology and current events. What can we do to help our children turn into adults that we would want to have as friends?
USA: Should you homeschool your child?
Jenni Stahlmann and Jody Hagaman - Montgomery Adviser, [06-02-2018]
The National Home Education Research Institute estimates that homeschooling is growing at a rate of 3 to 8 percent annually, which means there could be as many as 3.5 million kids currently being homeschooled in the US, one million more than the number of charter school students.
Children of wealthy parents not as spoilt as you would think
Times of Malta, 6 February 2018. [06-02-2018]
Two-thirds of wealthy parents restrict the amount of cash their children can access so they have a better understanding of money, a survey suggests.
Partnership key to ensuring all children can access education
UN News Centre, 2 February 2018. [03-02-2018]
Stressing the importance of quality education for the future of young people and children, senior United Nations officials, including the head of its education agency and the UN youth envoy, called for cooperation to strengthen education and learning programmes in all corners of the world.
How do I tell my children about cancer?
Annalisa Barbieri - The Guardian, 2 February 2018. [03-02-2018]
Telling children about cancer takes bravery, honesty and patience, at a time when we might not be feeling very strong ourselves.
How homeschooling affects your kid later
Caroline Shannon-Karasik - Romper, 9 January 2018. [24-01-2018]
Families choose homeschooling for a variety of reasons, some want a lifestyle that gives them more control over their time.
Why is preschool important?
Emily Eileen Carter - Citizen Times, 1 January 2018. [01-01-2018]
Preschool is not only an opportunity to expose children to multiple learning activities and learning environments, but it’s also in an important part of socialization.
UK to subsidise children’s television shows
Matthew Garrahan - Financial Times, 1 Janaury 2018. [01-01-2018]
Television companies making children’s programming for UK public service broadcasters will be eligible to claim 50 per cent of the cost of production from a new £60m fund, the government has announced.
10 Have adults ruined children’s sport?
Tom Farrey - BBC News, 28 December 2017. [28-12-2017]
Children’s participation in sport is falling, leading to concerns about their health. But are the adults doing much of the worrying at least partly to blame?
11 Too many toys are bad for children, study suggests
Sarah Knapton - The Telegraph, 5 December 2017. [10-12-2017]
It’s what parents have suspected all along. Children who have too many toys are more easily distracted, and do not enjoy quality playtime, a new study suggests.
12 California in a ‘literacy crisis’ with children who can’t read
New York Post, , 5 December 2017. [10-12-2017]
A group of prominent lawyers representing teachers and students from poor performing schools sued California on Tuesday, arguing that the state has done nothing about a high number of schoolchildren who do not know how to read.
13 4 steps schools can take to boost family engagement
Jessica Lander - The 74, 10 November 2017. [11-11-2017]
One of the most important factors affecting children’s academic success doesn’t come from the classroom — it comes from the support of students’ families.
14 Do we need to teach children joined-up handwriting?
David Molloy - BBC News, 11 November 2017. [11-11-2017]
The US state of Illinois has passed a law requiring school students to learn joined-up handwriting, or “cursive”, overriding the governor's veto.
15 Spanking children increases their risk of depression and substance abuse
Stephen Matthews - Daily Mail, 10 November 2017. [11-11-2017]
The findings, based on data from 8,300 adults, has prompted calls for spanking to be considered as bad for children taken through a divorce.
16 Parents and teachers should be on the same team
Aryeh Eisenberg - The Times of Israel, 22 October 2017. [23-10-2017]
Now that the school year has gotten under way, it is time for parents and teachers to realize that we are all on the same team.
17 Parent-teacher talks: working together to help students
Michael Neary - The Meridian Star, 7 October 2017. [08-10-2017]
In Mississippi (US), local parents are anticipating this school year’s first round of parent-teacher conferences slated to take place in the coming weeks.
18 Children with entrepreneurial spirit
Sarah Willingham - The Guardian, 27 September 2017. [28-09-2017]
Children are showing the kind of entrepreneurial spirit we mustn’t ignore
19 Persuade every teacher to build stronger ties with families
Neal Morton - The Seattle Times, 27 September 2017. [28-09-2017]
Harvard professor’s quest: preparing and persuading every educator to improve family engagement in schools.
20 What parents and teachers really want from one another
Joanna Weiss - Boston Globe, 26 September 2017. [27-09-2017]
Parents fear their kids will struggle quietly, unnoticed, in some dark corner of the classroom. Teachers dread parents who need reassurance on an hourly basis.
21 Children who are told they are smart are more likely to cheat
Olivia Petter - Independent, 18 September 2017. [23-09-2017]
If children believe that their intelligence can be developed, rather than it being fixed, they are better equipped to deal with setbacks,
22 Children born in September are smarter
Olivia Peter - Independent, 16 September 2017. [16-09-2017]
Being one of the older ones in the year group gives children an advantage in school, a new US study published in the National Bureau of Economic Research has found.
23 If I were a parent: teaching kids good manners
Kelly Wallace CNN, 6 September 2017. [09-09-2017]
What happens when you ask a group of elementary-school kids how they would teach their children manners if they were the parents? Based on the group of kids we brought together in Atlanta, you get a number of really good ideas.
24 Should you give your children an allowance?
Cheryl Lock - USA Today, 27 August 2017. [28-08-2017]
If you talk with a group of people about money for more than two minutes someone is going to unleash one of the most common financial phrases on the planet: I wish they would have taught this stuff in school.
25 A lot of our ideas about bilingual children are total myths
Masha Rumer - Quartz, 13 August 2017. [15-08-2017]
The author wishes that raising a bilingual child was as simple and breezy as many books and articles suggest. But in practice, many foreign-born parents struggle when it comes to passing on—and preserving—their linguistic roots.

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