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What’s new in public policy? Mid-October, 2018

By Janet Forbush Background:  In less than three weeks voters will go to polls throughout the country to exercise their civic responsibility and opportunity to cast votes in the midterm 2018 elections.  This event offers a valuable time for mentors and mentees to participate in a cornerstone activity that guides our democracy.  Many of our […]

Conversation about news improves children’s reasoning: Implications for mentors

Posted by Ellen Goldbaum-Buffalo on July 23, 2010 U. BUFFALO (US)—Taking the time to talk to children about current events like the Gulf Oil spill—and using mathematical terms to do so—can help them develop better reasoning and math skills and perform better in school, especially in more affluent households. “When families chat about societal issues, they often create […]