Articles on School Issues - Page 4

More School Help, Less Homework

This article is an editorial based upon the author’s experience. I’ve been reading with great interest the current debate about the usefulness of homework. As with most debates, the...
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General

Mistaken for ADHD

After reading this book I believe the title says it all: “Mistaken for ADHD.” The author, Dr. Frank Barnhill, attempts to help parents, teachers, social workers and doctors who...
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Abuse

Raising Assertive Kids

Assertiveness isn’t necessarily innate. While it might come naturally to some people, it’s largely a skill — and an important one at that for both adults and kids. According...
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Children and Teens

OCD: When Once is Not Enough

“Say good-night mommy, say good-night,” pleaded Johnny every night. It wasn’t as if he had not already read several books, been tucked in, and kissed good night. Johnny’s pleas...
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Children and Teens

Spring Break Cautions & Tips

It’s spring. Many colleges and universities in the adjourn for a week-long vacation sometime in the months of March and April. Originally intended as a mid-semester break from...
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