Actionable advice for parents and teachers—
based on science. 

The Paramecium Principle

Life lessons from a single-celled organism

The paramecium is an amazing organism.  It survives and thrives using just one basic principle: If things are getting better, keep swimming in that direction, and if not, change course. 


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Step by Step

Think of goals as part of the journey, not the destination

Me to Me

Make comparisons with yourself, not with others
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Evidence-based ways to help children thrive. 

Social Intelligence Playbook

The ability to connect with other people

Decision Making Playbook

Choosing wisely

Grit Playbook

Passion and perseverance for long-term goals

Self-Control Playbook

Doing what’s best despite short-term temptations

Kindness Playbook

Actions or speech intended to help others

Intellectual Humility Playbook

Recognizing the limitations of your knowledge