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How to deal with a kid who's always bored - Today's Parent

Last updated: 08/13/2018

The phrase “I’m bored” is the equivalent of fingernails scraping down a chalkboard—it drives parents crazy. And chances are, if you have a child ages six to eight (or older

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Chess: Michael Adams secures British championship title despite wobbles

Last updated: 08/13/2018

The 46-year-old tied for first with Luke McShane on 7/9 but won 3-1 in a speed tie-break to secure a sixth title – his first coming at Plymouth in 1989 The England No 1, Michae

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How Learning Science Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers

Last updated: 08/13/2018

Editor's note on Aug. 8, 2018: This piece has been substantially updated from a versionpublishedin 2014. A solemn little boy with a bowl haircut is telling Mr. Rogers that his pet

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Developing Resilience in Gifted Students

Last updated: 08/13/2018

We welcomed many new faces to gtchat this week as well as our long-time friends from 12 states and 4 countries. This week we had a tie in our poll. “Exploring New Family Enrichm

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10 of the Best Young Adult Books of August 2018

Last updated: 08/13/2018

The best Young Adult books of August include exciting debuts, long-awaited sophomore efforts and the first titles in awesome series. Three anthologies also garnered spots on our l

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What Is the Healthy Afterschool Movement?

Last updated: 08/13/2018

Much has been accomplished since 2009 when a small group of national organizations came together to form the Healthy Out-of-School Time (HOST) Coalition. Our collective vision: "fo

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August Checklist for High School Seniors

Last updated: 08/13/2018

Here’s what you can do in August so you can head back to school ahead of the class during the college planning process. You’re about to head back to school – as a SENIOR! Yo

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Where does logical language come from? The social bootstrapping hypothesis

Last updated: 08/13/2018

Thoughts on language learning, child development, and fatherhood; experimental methods, reproducibility, and open science; theoretical musings on cognitive science more broadly. Fr

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Western and Southern Open Unveils Stunnng New South Building

Last updated: 08/13/2018

In terms of construction on this scale, it wasn’t very long ago at all when the new South Building at the Western and Southern Open — aka the Cincy Masters event — was simply

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Perspective | How to raise a happy kid in the digital age

Last updated: 08/13/2018

Happiness is a warm puppy. If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands. Don’t worry, be happy!Rules for how to live happily are nothing new. But lately, our well-being, an

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