Study: Kids With Less Structured Schedules More Successful

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•25 Jun 23, 2014

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 –
    Programmer