How to Improve Reading for Children, Ages 6-18

The two most common pieces of advice about making children excel at reading are, “Have your child read more” and “Inspire a love of reading in your child.” It’s hard to decide which of those is more useless. “Inspire a love of reading” assumes that you have to like...

A Community Gang Intervention

Gangs appear to be very adept at recruiting the young, the disenfranchised and the traumatized youth of our society, turning our neglect of them against us. What if the pro-social forces of society were as skillful at recruiting our young as the antisocial elements? ...