Think:Kids Blog

When Children Say ‘I Can’t,’ but They Can, and Adults Know It

Jessica Lahey’s January 13th Parenting Blog post in the New York Times is an excellent example of what we call “conventional wisdom,” the common belief that when kids aren’t meeting our expectations, they are just trying to avoid something or get something. We get this message all the time, and it can make both kids and

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One Family’s Journey with CPS

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This is a guest blog post by Certified Trainer, Randy Jones. Looking back I can now see that my families’ expedition into Collaborative Problem Solving actually began over two decades ago. My wife and I have provided services to those living with cognitive disabilities for over 20 years now. In the beginning we worked with

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Incentives in Schools: Who are they helping?

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A recent piece featured on NPR draws public attention to new research looking at the impact of incentive programs on kids’ school attendance rates. The paper, released by economists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, looked at the attempt to motivate kids to show up more. After a short burst of increased

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