Reading outside

Know what the marketers are throwing at you:  http://www.marieforleo.com/2013/07/viral-marketing/

Increase literacy and brain bursts without books:  http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-16308/this-is-the-best-thing-you-can-do-for-your-childs-brain.html

Interesting commentary on Charter Schools:  http://www.takepart.com/article/2015/04/09/critics-worry-charters-for-minority-kids-too-militant?cmpid=wfs-fb

On the proliferation of worldwide slave labor:  http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/slave-made-goods-now-available-freezer-section/

Fascinating read on the “must-have-a-passion” attitude that has developed toward children: http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/parenting/2015/04/08/our-push-for-passion-and-why-it-harms-kids/?referrer=

Terrifying must-read — How and Why You Should Record the Police:  http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/6-rules-follow-citizen-journalist/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=pbsofficial&utm_campaign=newshour

Book: Triple package

Making sense out of making the college decision:  http://www.pbs.org/newshour/making-sense/6-rules-to-make-the-best-college-decision/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=pbsofficial&utm_campaign=newshour

And… always keeping up with autism research!  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/autism-the-most-promising-research/

Fascinating commentary about socio-economics among Ivy League students: http://www.bostonglobe.com/magazine/2015/04/09/what-like-poor-ivy-league-school/xPtql5uzDb6r9AUFER8R0O/story.html

???????????????????????????????Great article about invisible disabilities, beautifully written!  http://blog.scope.org.uk/2015/04/16/theres-more-to-me-than-meets-the-eye-100days100stories/

The Moral Bucket List — heavy stuff, lots of food for thought:  http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/04/12/opinion/sunday/david-brooks-the-moral-bucket-list.html?referrer=

The MCAT test has been overhauled, here’s what you’re looking at now:  http://www.wsj.com/articles/medical-college-entrance-exam-gets-an-overhaul-1429092002

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