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As summer winds to a close, the long days of playing, running, swimming and biking cease and are replaced by hours of sitting at a desk, eyes ahead. For some children this is problematic, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is common among children of school age....

source: By Denise A. Valenti
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As I entered my first year in the classroom, a veteran teacher offered me some advice: "Don't smile until December." This was her not-so-subtle hint at how to maintain order in school, Ben Klasky writes. And so I began teaching with a...

source: The Huffington Post

Childhood today is a very different experience to what it was 50 years ago. Gone are the days of exploring the local creek and returning home for dinner at sunset. Parents' concerns about stranger danger and traffic are keeping children indoors, playing digital games during...

source: Phys.Org

Hikers on some of Southern California's most popular trails could soon see those ubiquitous Google Street View cameras. Google's "Street View Treks" effort began back in July with Google Trekker, a backpack-mounted camera that provides...

source: KCBS-TV

A year after Trees Indiana won an award for its outdoor classroom at Cedar Canyon Elementary School in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the group is trying a new event to help spread awareness of its mission and to attract more donors and members. Trees Indiana was created eight years...

source: News-Sentinel

Many parents have pushed for a later start to the school day for teenagers, with limited success. But parents just got a boost from the nation's pediatricians, who say that making middle and high schoolers start classes before 8:30 a.m....

source: MindShift

It's the most common learning disability, affecting roughly 1 in 10 Americans and 20 percent of school-age children. Yet in many cases, it goes largely undiagnosed. It's dyslexia, a language-based learning disability that results in problems with accurate or fluent word...

source: The San Diego Union-Tribune


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