The Notebook

Conversations about Learning, Educating, and Teaching

sample-editor ::: Research

Sleepy Travelers. Photo by emrank.

In all our programs, sleep (and the lack of it) is a big topic among teachers as well as parents, so we occasionally offer an update on sleep-related news and research.

schools-for-children ::: Research

Although stuttering has long been thought to be a personality disorder or even the result of poor parenting, the causes appear are genetic, according to an article in the New England Journal of Medicine.  Stuttering can make children and adults self-conscious and anxious, but with support and care, many individuals are able to manage and even overcome their stuttering.