Education and Schooling

  • Description:
    An overview of research on the importance of outdoor play for children.
    Review Date: 4/23/2017
  • Description:
    Article discussing the reasoning why standardized testing does not accurately measure education quality for children.
    Review Date: 4/20/2017
  • Description:
    Expert opinion is available regarding how to address educational needs of gifted students. The writer recommends parents to advocate for their children, affirm their child's differences, and to present these differences in a positive manner, and weigh the pros and cons of the accelerated and typical placement.
    Review Date: 7/13/2017
  • Description:
    A summary of preliminary results of a five-year study tracking the mentoring experiences of children and teenagers registered with Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across Canada. Results indicate a positive effect of mentoring relationships on academic abilities and behavioral adjustment of youth.
    Review Date: 7/27/2017