KJ Dell'Antonia gets to the heart of motivating kids to use their brains
Who knew?! "The first half of the sleep cycle helps with retaining facts; the second half is important for math skills. So a student with a foreign language test should go to bed early to get the most retention from sleep, and then review in the morning. For math students, the second half of the sleep cycle is most important — better to review before going to bed and then sleep in to let the brain process the information."
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This video is remarkable because this young woman is remarkable. This morning, while my kids were having breakfast and getting ready to head off to school, we had an intense and incredible conversation about Malala. Share her story with your children - it helps them to value their education and to learn the true meaning of a fighter.