There's No App for Answering the Deep Questions The Boston Globe
Howard Gardner, MacArthur Fellow and Harvard Graduate School of Education professor, weighs in the effects of information technology on development.
 
Raising Successful Children New York Times
Madeline Levine, author of Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success, explores the question, "Does overparenting hurt, or help?"
 
Duz Txting Hurt Yr Kidz Gramr? Absolutely, a New Study Says Education Week
Education Week report on recent findings by Northwestern University that shows students who regularly use "text-speak" when texting exhibit poorer grammar skills than students who text using full words and sentences.
 
Risky Rise of the Good-Grade Pill New York Times
A must-read piece about the increasing numbers of students using prescription drugs not prescribed to them to increase mental focus and energy. The article details the alarming risks associated with this increasing trend in New York City and surrounding areas.
 
Self-Discipline May Beat Smarts as Key to Success Washington Post
This article provides an apt synopsis of compelling research by Angela L. Duckworth and Martin E.P. Seligman for Psychological Science on the effect of discipline versus IQ on academic performance.
 
  These quick reference guides provide practical tips for helping your child develop the time management and organizational skills necessary for academic success.