Posts Tagged 'research'

Video Games and the Brain: Harmful or Helpful?

This article is Part 1 of our three-part series on video games.

Have you heard all the noise about video games? Pick up a copy of Time or the New York Times, and you’ll hear an uproar over video games making their players violent and aggressive. But pick up a copy of Psychology Today or tune into NPR, and you’ll find enthusiastic support for video games and their ability to improve cognitive skills.

What conclusions can you draw from this debate? Continue reading ‘Video Games and the Brain: Harmful or Helpful?’

Is a Montessori School Right for Your Child?

Montessori schools have grown in popularity. What began as schools focused on pre-school and kindergarten have evolved into elementary, middle, and even high schools. Is the increase in availability a good thing? Is a Montessori school right for every child?

Continue reading ‘Is a Montessori School Right for Your Child?’