Transition to university: Stressful or not?

Heraclitus was a philosopher of Ancient Greece who believed that the universe is constantly changing.  Plato credited him with saying that “everything changes and nothing stands still”, or as I first understood it, “there is nothing constant save change”. I have often...

Do you think early childhood education is important?

Do you think early childhood education is important? Previous posts have discussed Stanley Greenspan’s emphasis on the importance of early childhood educational interventions and how gaps in learning can cause learning problems later. There are additional reasons why...

Back to school – parents happy, children not so much…

Why is that? The first reason that comes to mind is that children, like adults, prefer vacation to work. But there are more reasons. Structure and routine also come to mind. It seems that as we get older our bodies and minds tend to prefer more and more the structure...