By Daniel T. Willingham 2015
How should American teens spend their leisure time? I recently asked* American adults this question, after explaining that the typical teen enjoys approximately five hours of leisure time each weekday.1 The activity with the highest response, irrespective of race, education, and other demographic factors, was reading. Adults thought teens ought to […]Read More....
Ideas for Teachers, Parents and others helping anxious, worried kids
By Jerome Schultz, Ph.D.
Teach kids how to relax.
Consider this vignette:
Roxanne: (agitated and loudly) I can’t stand this freakin’ book!
Teacher: Roxanne, you need to take it easy. Just calm down! Try to relax. You need to finish your reading.
Roxanne: (to herself) […]Read More....
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