March 04, 2016

Children at play

Slow down, children at play. Credit: Vinicius Depizzol / Flickr Creative Commons

Three things to know:

Being bored is actually good for kids. At least, according to UVA’s Daniel Willingham. Finally, parents everywhere are vindicated.

Looking to raise independent children? Paula Fass, Professor Emerita at UC Berkeley, suggests the good ‘ole Ulysses S. Grant treatment.

Put down that worksheet and put on that dashiki! Ian Bremmer thinks it’s time to start learning cultures, not languages.

Ian Bremmer, childhood, Kentaro Toyama, Eric Weiner, Daniel Willingham, Paula Fass

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