Washington Post

A political scientist has discovered a surprising way to increase voter turnout. It starts in childhood.
Washington Post
Using 20 years' worth of data from an intervention program called Fast Track, which was designed to help at-risk children develop social skills with the aim of improving their future general well-being, Holbein was able to find a causal connection ...



New York Magazine

Researchers Accidentally Found One Way to Help Kids Grow Up to Be Voters
New York Magazine
The study, led by John Holbein, an assistant professor of political science of Brigham Young University, focused on a program called Fast Track, which was designed to improve the future general well-being of children by developing their social skills ...



New York Magazine

Working From Home Is ( … Probably) Not Ruining Your Social Skills
New York Magazine
But in very close running for second place was the fear that working from home would officially transform me into a hermit, and that it might erode my already-somewhat-shaky social skills. But here I am, almost six months into full-time WFH, and I feel ...



Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Summer@CIP program helps build social skills in teens | The ...
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Students of the Summer@CIP program use resources in the West Stockbridge Public Library to help compile a list of books they recommend for people their ...

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NPR

Social And Emotional Skills: Everybody Loves Them, But Still Can't ...
NPR
More and more, people in education agree on the importance of schools' paying attention to stuff other than academics. But still, no one agrees on what to call ...

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The Sydney Morning Herald

Sharpen up social skills to fit well into a new role
The Sydney Morning Herald
It's time to meet the new team, shake lots of hands, be shown your new desk, and admire the swish new surroundings.

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Romper

Does Playing On An iPad Affect My Child's Social Skills? What Experts Want You To Know
Romper
In 2015, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Pediatrics, published a bombshell article linking screen time to developmental delays, hyperactivity, speech disorders, and generalized social delays. This was followed up by the AAP ...



NBC Montana

Youth camps highlight outdoor fun, social skills
NBC Montana
MISSOULA, Mont. - Outdoor fun is the name of the game at University of Montana Campus Recreation Youth Camps this summer. A fifth grader named Maddox is excited to return to camp this summer. "I make new friends. We have good times together and ...



New York Times

Tech's Damaging Myth of the Loner Genius Nerd - The New York ...
New York Times
In truth, interpersonal skills like collaboration, communication and empathy are vital to career success in technology.

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HuffPost

Circle Up: Teaching Social-Emotional Skills Year Round
HuffPost
... representative to the Collaborating States Initiative, a nationwide effort to explore how to set goals for social skills. She's also co-chair with Funk of a statewide planning team that looks at social and emotional learning in after-school and ...


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