Education Level Predicts Depression Rates and Access to Care

Education Level Predicts Depression Rates and Access to Care

The general picture presented by the survey was that people in the lowest education group suffered the highest rates of clinical depression while having the least access to treatment.

Ohio Mom jailed for school swap on college cheating scandal

Ohio Mom jailed for school swap on college cheating scandal

At first glance, it may not seem like Kelley Williams-Bolar has much in common with actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, the actresses embroiled in the college admissions scandal.

College Admission Becomes a Charity Affair

College Admission Becomes a Charity Affair

A for-profit institution, Argosy University, abruptly shuttered all of its locations, halting the education of students midway through the semester with no teach-out or solid transfer plans in place.

EEG Marker Found to Predict Long-term Learning

EEG Marker Found to Predict Long-term Learning

Source: Andrew Budson We recorded ERPs on medical students taking anatomy for the first time, measuring their responses to anatomical terms at three times: prior to the course, right at the end of the course, and—importantly—6 months later.

Global Trend: Mindfulness in Schools

Global Trend: Mindfulness in Schools

Countries such as England and India that systematically teach mindfulness are setting up their students to become emotionally intelligent – not just simply book smart.

Celebrate Baby Sleep Day

Celebrate Baby Sleep Day

If you are concerned with getting a better sleep for your child, please take advantage of the opportunity to communicate with a panel of international pediatric sleep experts providing gratis online education and advice all day long on March 1, the annual Baby Sleep Day .

Children’s Freedom: A Human Rights Perspective

Children’s Freedom: A Human Rights Perspective

Serious mental disorder in children has gone up in direct proportion to the decline in children’s freedom; and there is good reason to believe that the latter is a cause of the former (Gray, 2011; 2013).

Contexts for the Arts in Child Development

Contexts for the Arts in Child Development

Children’s development through engaging in arts activities such as dance, painting, plays, and music has long been a topic of study and question of interest to educators, arts professionals, psychologists and parents.

What Is the Purpose and Future of Higher Education?

What Is the Purpose and Future of Higher Education?

Brint notes based on his new book Two Cheers for Higher Education , “There’s always been a small number of colleges that close every year – usually fewer than a dozen – and more are opened for the first time than closed.” This illustrates, among other things, why it is important to consider a historical perspective on higher education to place recent individual news stories in context.

My daughter gave me the strength to cut toxic and abusive relationships from my life

My daughter gave me the strength to cut toxic and abusive relationships from my life

My daughter gave me the strength to cut toxic and abusive relationships from my life Briana Williams, Contributor Published 2:30 p.m. ET Feb. 1, 2019 Briana Williams is a 24-year-old single mom who graduated Harvard Law School in 2018.

Inequities in Autism Identification and Access to Services

Inequities in Autism Identification and Access to Services

We had a few key questions, including: We hoped that by answering the above questions in a diverse set of 218 families might help us learn more about differences in age of diagnosis and services between ethnic groups.

Pink's husband defends teaching daughter to shoot a rifle

Pink's husband defends teaching daughter to shoot a rifle

Pink's husband posted an Instagram video on Wednesday of their daughter, Willow, 7, shooting a .22 rifle, writing that he has been teaching her how to properly and safely handle firearms since she was three years old.

After daughter's peanut-allergy death, parents teach teens

After daughter's peanut-allergy death, parents teach teens

Allison Suhy's little brother, Ryan, now 10, has become "our little ambassador," said her father, Michael Suhy, advocating for the Allison Rose Foundation to spread awareness about food allergy safety for older teenagers and college students.

11 Important Points For Individualized Education Programs

11 Important Points For Individualized Education Programs

2. There are five members of the IEP team: the parents, the regular education teacher, the special education teacher, a representative from the school district, and an individual “who can interpret the instructional implications of evaluation results”, such as a speech therapist or occupational therapist.

Can you change a child's temperament?

Can you change a child's temperament?

Richard Peterson, Contributor Published 5:22 p.m. ET Jan. 9, 2019 | Updated 6:49 p.m. ET Jan. 9, 2019 Temperaments can change, especially when children are very young and still having their first experiences and interactions with people and situations.

Flourishing in Life Does Not Require Straight A’s

Flourishing in Life Does Not Require Straight A’s

Out on the edge, you can see all kinds of things you can't see from the center." Of course, because I only attended one college—and Hampshire didn't have any tests or grades—there's no way of knowing what would have happened to the trajectory of my life if I'd attended a traditional college that encouraged people to stick closer to the path most traveled and get straight A’s.

Four discipline techniques that work for toddlers and preschoolers

Four discipline techniques that work for toddlers and preschoolers

Four discipline techniques that work for toddlers and preschoolers Richard Peterson, Contributor Published 3:16 p.m. ET Nov. 8, 2018 As young children develop independence, they can easily grow frustrated because they don’t always know how to communicate their feelings or how to think and act rationally.

What do YouTube Kids and Class Dojo have in common?

What do YouTube Kids and Class Dojo have in common?

As more and more developers are perfecting their learning analytics, classroom management systems, and personalized reading recommendations, let us think critically about the wider assumptions underlying the current design of algorithms.

Funding Abstinence: The War on Sex Ed

Funding Abstinence: The War on Sex Ed

However, the criteria for future grants from the Department of Health and Human Services emphasizes “sex risk avoidance” and, unlike the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs, removes any reference to LGBTQ youth and their sexuality education needs.

Why Doesn’t Santa Bring Girls Toy Trucks? Boys Toy Ovens?

Why Doesn’t Santa Bring Girls Toy Trucks? Boys Toy Ovens?

In a study of 324 Austrian 3-6-year-olds and their parents, recruited through daycares, Marlene Kollmayer and her colleagues found that parents who hold more stereotypical, gendered attitudes favoured their children playing with gender specific toys. I have raised both boys and girls and made every effort to introduce cross-gender toys to my children two decades ago.

LGBTQ-Inclusion in Elementary Schools: What Teachers Can Do

LGBTQ-Inclusion in Elementary Schools: What Teachers Can Do

In our recently published article, “Elementary teachers’ experiences with LGBTQ-inclusive education: Addressing fears with knowledge to improve confidence and practices” we share what we learned about elementary educators and how this might help others working to make their schools and classrooms more welcoming to all students and families, particularly those who are part of the LGBTQ community.

Santa with autism helps kids with autism celebrate Christmas

Santa with autism helps kids with autism celebrate Christmas

Sara Calligy, 10, who has autism, comes to see Santa Kerry Magro, who also has autism, every year. "We look forward to it every year," Sara's father, Brian Calligy, says of their visits to Santa Kerry Magro, who has autism like Sara.

'Forcing your kid to sit on Santa's lap is downright dangerous'

'Forcing your kid to sit on Santa's lap is downright dangerous'

The Santa in our local shopping centre started work last weekend and will be slaving away, spreading joy (and posing for photos) until Christmas Eve. It’s the most magical time of the year … except when you’re terrified of Santa and your parents are forcing you to sit next to him.

What to Do with Feelings of Regret

What to Do with Feelings of Regret

Feelings of regret can stem from looking back on past behaviors and decisions and believing that a better outcome may have occurred if a different choice was made.

Erasing Stigma, One Vote at a Time

Erasing Stigma, One Vote at a Time

Like Americans from all walks of life, families who deal with serious mental health challenges will head to the polls next week to choose elected representatives to fill Congress, state houses and town halls across the country.