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The Marshmallow Test

Are students losing their ability to self-regulate? Is "self-regulation" another word for obedience? What about the debate on willpower and that hard-to-define concept du jour, "grit"?  This piece on the “academic diligence task” raises complex questions.

Simplicity Parenting

We wanted to share a link with you, to the Simplicity Parenting blog, which offers lots of inspiration for slowing down in order to connect more deeply with your family. 

Green Meadow parent (and Parent & Child teacher) Marieke Duijneveld will offer a Simplicity Parenting class beginning on October 6. See details and registration information in our Community Education brochure.

The Value of Unstructured Play Time for Kids

Let's remember the importance of unstructured play time for our children, all summer long. 

A great quote: 

"Free play allows children to develop the flexibility needed to adapt to changing circumstances and environments—an ability that comes in very handy when life becomes unpredictable as an adult."

GMWS alumna on Pratt Institute's President's List

Congratulations to GMWS alumna Elisia Langdon '13 for making the Pratt Institute Spring 2014 President's List


Posted by vlarson in alumni, success, creativity, girls, leadership, college, well-being on Tuesday July 8
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