The Traveler’s Water Dilemma

Plastic bottles are a scourge in many parts of the world, particularly in developing countries – the same countries where tap water is often not safe to drink for Western …

Self-regulation intervention boosts school readiness

An intervention that uses music and games to help preschoolers learn self-regulation skills is helping prepare at-risk children for kindergarten, a new study shows. Self-regulation skills — the skills that help children pay attention, follow directions, stay on task and persist through difficulty — are critical to a child’s success in kindergarten and beyond, said a co-author of the new study.