I went to a press screening of the movie Bully, which opens April 6, and all I can say is 1. you should see it 2. bring tissue 3. be prepared to think about it for a long time afterwards.
Kids aged 0-4 need to spend more time moving and less time reclining in those cushy little chairs. Participaction has released new guidelines and easy ways to get kids active.
A pediatric clinic inside a middle school? Now we're talking - talking community school.
March 22 is World Water Day. There's so much to talk about with the kids - wasteful bottled water here at home and the need for clean, safe water around the world.
In a time when "21st century" education mandates teaching kids arts and creativity, but declining enrolment and budgets mean school closures - an arts-intensive school in Peterborough faces closure. So, the students are taking on the fight. Student Council President Matthew Finlan rants about why the school is more needed than ever (in a tribute to Rick Mercer - who was filming at the school).
March 21 is International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Hmmm...how're we doing with that? We explore the subtler forms of racism, particularly as experienced by kids.
How primal is our love of rhythm and music? Babies know rhythm. And a new study shows some distinctive rhythm signatures by famous composers. What is going on in our musical brains? And does it all come down to math?
A girls' basketball team in Vancouver has made good - lifting a few of its players out of East Side and giving them a shot at university and bigger dreams. It's a 3-pointer.
December babies are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD and more likely to be given medication to treat it.