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Get Kids Moving with GoNoodle

There is a deep connection between the mind and the body and we have seen how movement of the body can influence the development of the brain: Movement is good for the brain If you only do one thing for your brain, it should be this… Physical activity and sports are important for brain development and academic performanceContinue reading “Get Kids Moving with GoNoodle”

What’s the Deal with Fluid Intelligence?

What is Fluid Intelligence? Fluid intelligence refers to the ability to reason and to solve new problems independently of previously acquired knowledge. To put it simply: “your capacity to learn new information, retain it, then use that new knowledge as a foundation to solve the next problem, or learn the next new skill, and so on.” ScientificContinue reading “What’s the Deal with Fluid Intelligence?”

Night-time Sleep is More Important than Day-time Napping

As a parent, we all know that sleep is important for brain development. Even missing out on one hour of sleep a day cumulatively can have a negative impact on children right up until adulthood. Unfortunately, getting young children to sleep has always been a battle of wills and so it has been for us…Continue reading “Night-time Sleep is More Important than Day-time Napping”