Successful parents do these 3 things with their kids to ‘build their brains,’ says pediatric surgeon

Early childhood is a time of rapid development in the brain. In fact, 90% of a child’s brain growth happens before the age of five – and a large part of it is dependent on their language environment. That’s why frequent, rich “serve-and-return” interactions are critical for brain and social development. Nurturing activities – talking, … Read more

UNESCO says money spent on education does not match its importance

The amount spent on financing education does not match the view that education is important, said Priyadarshani Joshi, a research officer on UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report team. Nobody would argue that education is not important, “but the money does not seem to add up,” Joshi told CNBC’s Squawk Box Asia last Friday as she … Read more

These 7 skills separate successful kids from ‘those who struggle’: Psychologist and parenting expert

When I began my career teaching at-risk children, most of my students lived in poverty, suffered abuse, or were challenged by learning, emotional or physical disabilities. I wanted to find ways to help them succeed. As an educational psychologist, I learned a very important lesson: Thrivers are made, not born. Children need safe, loving and … Read more

Learning to code will not save you. AI is coming for your job too.

Learning to code will not save you. AI is coming for your job too. | Fortune You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .