Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family related news included tips on how to support average learners alongside students who have learning differences, highlights on an abundance of activity in education related news, introduction of a new character with autism on Sesame Street, a personal account of a father’s life parenting two sons with schizophrenia, a unanimous Supreme Court More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news included a story of a creative connection between granddaughter and grandmother, research on the question of whether extended use of social media by teens is decreasing their use of recreational drugs, a personal account of parents traveling abroad with their three adult children, concern over whether the legalization of marijuana will More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news included an update on the issue of judicial review of a transgender bathroom policy, the resurgence of teaching cursive writing in school, research regarding exploratory and explanatory drives in children, information on how Educon brings inspiration to educators, a generous donation to the Chicago Public School system made by Chance the More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news included a look at the importance of teaching writing, research on how social bias is unconsciously conveyed to children, a review of a film that gives kids hope even in bleak circumstances, an inspiring story of a married couple who both have Down Syndrome, the anniversary of the book company that More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news included a look at the value of children reading to therapeutic pets, consideration of money issues in mid-life marriage, a deep dive into school politics in Denver, a personal account lamenting the lack of support for parents of teens, the lifting of administrative obstacles involving a student’s right to bring her More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news included a look at a collaborative learning program for math teachers, research about the importance that nature plays in a child’s life, using improv techniques to reach children with autism, a study about depression and today’s teen girl, a question (should we talk to teens more about love so they can More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news coverage included an extensive look at how Iceland successfully addressed their teen drug addiction problem, the positive effects on children of being involved in a “green schoolyard,” a story of how two adult children credit their parents’ divorce for creating their tight sibling bond, one adoptive father’s plea for Putin to More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news coverage included the story of a child of divorce being raised by his farmer grandmother, a look at a transgender son and his mother finding their way with the help of a stepparent, a lawsuit demanding that limits be lifted on how teachers talk about LGBT issues in their classrooms, a More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news coverage included a look at the importance our “next door family,” a story about Gallaudet’s first deaf female president, an online way to support struggling friends, an interview with an author who has dual identities, a mother’s appreciation of the difficult work of teachers, a touching photographic essay on transgender youth More →

Weekly News Roundup

This week’s family-related news coverage included a finding that the children of the Netherlands are the happiest, thoughts on the ever daunting problem of school segregation, a list of banned children’s books that are a “must” read, a deep dive into the vexing problem of older people struggling to pay back student loans for their More →