childhood

Child’s play isn’t just a game. Read More...

The story of Laura Ingalls Wilder - the pioneer girl from “Little House on the Prairie” - touched millions of children’s hearts, but what was Laura Ingalls Wilder’s life really like? And how did she recreate American history? Read More...

A look at childish things... that might not be all that childish. From early education, to board games, to Superman. Read More...

More than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents at the southern border of the U.S. How might that kind of trauma stay with the kids long after they’ve been reunited with their families? Read More...

There are four million referrals to child welfare services in America every year. How should cities and states decide which ones to respond to? Read More...

We know children from high-income families do better in school than those from poorer backgrounds. But, that gap widens by the time children are just three years old, says early childhood expert Kathy Hirsh-Pasek. Read More...

children crossing

We  dive deep into how technology is affecting our kids. This week on Innovation Hub: growing up in the digital age. Read more....

Children at play

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.

A boy takes selfies on the classroom iPad

Technology may be changing the ways that kids read, but that’s not necessarily bad. Read more....

Crayons

Want your kids to be creative? According to Eric Weiner, you shouldn’t make things easy for them. Read more....

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