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Why Letting Children Fail Is Critical to Success

Rae Pica with Liz Willen, Dr. Jim Taylor & Gina Mollicone Long

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Teachers measured by their children's performance often see a child's failure as their failure. So do many parents. "Achieve by any means necessary" is the tacit mantra of our educational system and our culture. But our guests argue that failing is important and that succeeding all the time is at cross purposes with lifelong learning. In our race to the top are we giving children what they need for lifelong learning? Our guest say no.

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Why Kids Aren't Going Out to Play, Why They Should

Rae Pica with Dr. Kwame Brown, Dr. Mary Rivkin, and Catherine Holecko

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Today there are many reasons why children are spending more time indoors than out. In this segment our guests explore the reasons and the results and make some recommendations for correcting the imbalance.

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Why Handwriting Still Matters in the Digital Age

Rae Pica with Gail Bauman, Susan Vachon, Melanie Link Taylor  

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Though teaching handwriting to perfection may longer be needed, our guests say teaching handwriting is still important. Learn why...

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Why Are Some Kids Smarter?

Rae Pica with Dr. David Perlmutter 

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Teachers and parents have a brief but powerful window of opportunity to positively affect a child’s brain development. In this segment Dr. Perlmutter discusses the tools you need to maximize a child’s intelligence, the key to future success in our competitive world.

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When Students Push Your Buttons

Rae Pica with Bonnie Harris, Julia Thompson, David Bloomfeld

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Typically teachers come into the field expecting that they will have to manage student behavior, but many are quite unprepared for the self-management that is required when students push their buttons. This segment provides some guidance.

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