Active Learning Strategy: Writing vs. Typing

                                                                                                    Handwriting notes is an effective strategy for knowledge retention because writing is a cognitive process. It is one of the strategies of active learning because...

Sleep and Exams

            Exam scores benefit from months of regular sleep! This headline from the Society for Science & the Public underscores the benefit of  consistent sleep patterns. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that teens sleep 8 to 10 hours a night....

More Caveats about Screen Time

In a previous blog (November 2019), I provided a brief summary of the consequences of screen time for children. Additional research by  the American Academy of Pediatrics demonstrates the alarming effects that smartphones, tablets, computers, and other devices have on...