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Posted Jul 22, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Adding to the discussion about whether children need to work harder to achieve the standards set by the Common Core curriculum is a renewal of the controversy over innate ability vs. practice. A recent paper in the journal Psychological Science concludes that contrary to widely held belief, deliberate practice is not as important as has been argued in the past.

Posted Jul 22, 2014 at 1:01 AM

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Posted Jul 16, 2014 at 9:00 AM

In honor of Dr. Roger Joyce

Updated Jul 15, 2014 at 9:10 AM

There has been much controversy over the Common Core, the attempt to set uniform standards in education by establishing a curriculum that children must master at various grade levels. The goal has been to raise the level of achievement in subjects...

Posted Jul 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Dave and Amy Lewis of Everett, Wa. formerly of Clearwater along with Jerry and Leta Brown of Wichita are pleased to announce the marriage of their children Lindsay Lewis to Matthew Brown.

Posted Jul 8, 2014 at 1:01 AM

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Posted Jul 1, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Having reasoned discussion about a social problem is especially challenging in this new-media age, which may highlight what is sensational rather than thoughtful. This may apply to the attention being given to postpartum depression.

Posted Jul 1, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Tip of the Week

Posted Jun 30, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Christine Hanlon and the late Daniel Hanlon, Marshall, Mo. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Michelle Hanlon to Seth Allan Keethler, son of Kent and Linda Keethler, Sedalia, Mo. Seth is also the grandson of Charles...

Updated Jun 27, 2014 at 10:28 AM

You might leave your child’s next pediatrician appointment with a prescription of a different sort — one encouraging you to read to your little one.

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