The scientific method isn’t just for scientists. Being curious about something, trying to figure it out, forming an idea about what’s going on and then testing it by trial and error are as natural to young children as breathing and learning to crawl.
The Marshmallow Test has sparked debate and inspired replication for more than 40 years. Is it a true measurement of executive function skills and therefore predictive of life success for all children or not so for less advantaged children?
Last month, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a policy statement calling for a ban on physical discipline for children. Here are seven of the most effective discipline approaches.