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A periodic assortment of current points of interest and discussion with regards to education, child development, psychology, and other related issues, from the archives of the Academy Journal.

Famous Montessorians

Famous Montessorians The Montessori Methods is a system that seeks to develop natural interest and allow children to act within the limits of a prepared environment. The education was credited by many for their success today and here are a few of those people. Larry Page & Sergey Brin Co-founders of Google Page & Brin […]

How I Used A/B Testing to Hack My Kids

How I Used A/B Testing to Hack My Kids By Tyler Lund “I wonder how we can get them to sleep more.” This simple thought, expressed by my wife, not even a question, became a challenge to me. My engineer mind took this as a problem to be solved, and when a software developer sees […]

Children are made readers on the laps of their parents

Reading aloud helps children acquire early language skills. Reading aloud is widely recognized as the single most important activity leading to language development. Among other things, reading aloud builds word-sound awareness in children, a potent predictor of reading success. “Children who fall seriously behind in the growth of critical early reading skills have fewer opportunities […]