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Parent Involvement and Video Games and School

Short story from the Washington Post on video games and kids, but the fundamental truth lies in two simple sentences:
It called for parents to know what and how much their kids are playing. Too much gaming or too much video-game violence can lead to problems in school, the study found.

Yup -- parent involvement matters here, too.
Good Parent Involvement _ Bad Parent Involvement
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#2 S Fish 2008-12-11 13:34
Wow I really like this site. It is so colorful and I know I will find the materials very useful for homeschool.Do you have Anything for the book Treasre Island (by Stevenson)? My 6th grader is reading it.
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#1 machell 2008-12-10 10:32
I totally agree that to much t.v. and video games makes our kids more aggressive and less academic motivated. I have a 10 year old that is only allowed to play video games on the weekend and watch t.v. for no more than an hour a day.

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