Cat the Cat Who is that?

Cat the Cat Who is That? Is a darling story about an outgoing cat and her favorite people. The book is reviewed by Melissa Y. at Sweet on Books. What You Need to Know: • Ok…the brilliant Mo Willems’ does it again! This is a new series for the youngest, teeniest, tiniest reader.• Now that we have established this is…

Empathy? In Denmark they’re learning it in school

By Newsroom for mornignfuture.com Denmark is one of the happiest countries in the world. This is according to the UN’s World Happiness Report, an important survey that since 2012 classifies the happiness of 155 countries in the world, and that for seven years has placed Denmark among the top three happiest countries on a global level. The fact that teaching empathy has been…

Dr. Marion Blank: Attention, Listening and Reading: A Tight Linkage

“He really knows the answers. He just doesn’t like to wait for the instructions.” This may be not only one of the most common, but also one of the most accurate comments parents offer in discussing “errors” their children make. Typically, the observation is on target; the children do have the information or skill in question. At the same time,…

How Movement and Exercise Help Kids Learn

By Deborah Farmer Kris for kqed.org Neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki was a rising star in the field of memory when she looked around and realized that her lifestyle wasn’t sustainable. “I was trying to get tenure, and I was doing nothing but work,” she says. “I had no friends outside of my lab. I knew I needed to do something. I thought, at…

When your kids keep telling a story…

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