Study: Kids With Less Structured Schedules More Successful

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Study: Kids With Less Structured Schedules More Successful

According to new research, young children who are afforded more flexibility in their schedules to engage in open-ended, less supervised activities like reading and drawing develop better executive functioning skills than those with structured activities like piano lessons. What do you think?

  • “So piano lessons are why I’m a fuckup?”

    Gabrielle Shoker
    Assistant Principal
  • “Then my kids must be doing great, wherever they are right now.”

    Matt Lynch
    Furniture Resale Associate
  • “But rich kids are still better than poor kids, right?”

    Christopher Willis