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Making Decisions, Suffering and Learning; It All Goes Together

The list of “symptoms” of “Executive Function Disorder” bears further scrutiny. Reading down the list from the point of view of a parent or a teacher, images of frustrating children you have known flood back to you, and you find … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

Will bribery get my child to read? One day the mother of a third grader asked: “How do you feel about bribery?” “What’s the situation?” I replied. “My daughter is reading already. In fact she loves to read, but she … Continue reading

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