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A similar situation may exist in other countries (Editor) Tying funding to disability categories is putting pressure on schools and parents. www.shutterstock.com In Australia, children with disabilities only receive additional government funding if they fall into a recognised disability category. As a result, schools and parents often come under pressure […]

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Credit: pio3 | Shutterstock.com Scientists, it’s time to lend your ears (and your knowledge) to this year’s big science competition: Explaining the science of sound to 11-year-olds. The winning answer will help not only children across the world understand sound, but also the contest’s founder, actor Alan Alda. Alda is […]

Kindergarten and preschool teachers everywhere are struggling to preserve play. by Peter Gray The war against childhood continues.  Children are no longer generally free to roam, play, and explore on their own, as they were in the past and are designed by nature to do (here). Parents who allow such play are being arrested (here andhere(link is external)).  […]