Student Characteristics and Behaviors at Age 12 Predict Occupational Success 40 Years Later Over and Above Childhood IQ and Parental Socioeconomic Status

Drawing on a 2-wave longitudinal sample spanning 40 years from childhood (age 12) to middle

adulthood (age 52), the present study was designed to examine how student characteristics and behaviors

in late childhood (assessed in Wave 1 in 1968) predict career success in adulthood (assessed in Wave 2

in 2008).

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Educar não é moldar uma mente. É libertá-la dos moldes.

Educar não é podar inteligências. Moldá-las, tolher a criatividade, amoldar a voz interior de cada um.

Educar é fazer o outro mais preparado para ser, de fato, quem é.

Como pais ou educadores, a nossa função vai muito além de transmitir um conteúdo determinado. Ela engloba o desafio de aceitar o outro (mesmo pequenino infante ou adolescente) como ser individual e único que lapidará dentro de si, ao seu modo, o conteúdo que lhe for transmitido.

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School Replaces Detention With Meditation – This Is The Stunning Response









For as long as we’ve known, if you’re naughty during class and act up for your teacher, there’s a high chance you might end up in detention.

If you were lucky enough to avoid detention during your school years, your imagination might picture the children’s classic “Matilda” and the fear of being put in “The Chokey”, however, typically detention means sitting in a classroom staring at the walls for hours on end or writing hundred of lines as punishment for misbehaving.

Can being made to sit in a room for hours at a time really improve behavior or make us think twice about our actions next time? According to researchers the answer is no.

According to Assemblyman Roger Dickinson, D-Sacramento, students who have been either suspended or expelled are twice as likely to drop out of school and fives times as likely to commit crime.

Recently, Many U.S. Schools Have Introduced The Idea Of Yoga And Meditation Instead Of Traditional Detention

What does this look like, you may ask?

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Neurociência quer mudar jeito de assistir aula: “Hoje, atividade cerebral é baixíssima”






O atual modelo de aula expositiva não é o suficiente para fazer os alunos aprenderem. E quem diz isso é, nada mais, nada menos, que os estudos mais complexos realizados pela neurociência. Foi constatado que um estudante em sala de aula apresenta atividade cerebral baixíssima, a mesma que ocorre ao assistir televisão em casa.

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Success in adulthood linked to childhood psychiatric health

Children with even mild or passing bouts of depression, anxiety and/or behavioural issues were more inclined to have serious problems that complicated their ability to lead successful lives as adults, according to research from Duke Medicine.

Reporting in the July 15 issue of JAMA Psychiatry, the Duke researchers found that children who had either a diagnosed psychiatric condition or a milder form that didn’t meet the full diagnostic criteria were six times more likely than those who had no psychiatric issues to have difficulties in adulthood, including criminal charges, addictions, early pregnancies, education failures, residential instability and problems getting or keeping a job.

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