Tiger Mother, note added

Interesting! Madame Liu Yandong, State Councilor of the People’s Republic of China and the highest-ranking woman in the Chinese government, paid a visit to MIT, where I work, Wednesday, April 13 (2011). I attended her talk, given as part of the China Forum, and was...

Babies learn through exploration

This is apparently breaking news, but parents know it, for heaven’s sake. Now we can quote scientific research showing that ‘teaching too much can stifle exploration.’  A Boston Globe article 3-28-2011 by Carolyn Y. Johnson…...