Study Finds Government Policies Push Schools to Prioritize Creating Better Test-Takers Over Better People
Personal growth and job skills have taken a backseat to an increased focus on standardized test scores in schools across the nation, according to new research.
Parents should not feel pressured to make their young children undertake structured learning or achieve specific tasks, particularly during lockdown. A new study of children under the age of two has found that parents who take a more flexible approach to their child’s learning can - for children who were easy babies - minimize behavioral problems during toddlerhood.
Games-making is designed to encourage students to create their own tennis games using various equipment from around their home environment, getting kids to move more, improve their skills, and come up with their own creative tennis games.
A new study examined whether young children’s verbal engagement with an onscreen interactive media character could boost their math skills.
Researchers found preschool teachers don’t often encourage writing for communication purposes. Should writing instruction in early education be more than letter formation and penmanship?
Study shows how an evidence-based method of helping students understand the language and information of word problems can boost their math achievement.
School districts may be flagged as over-identifying students of color as having disabilities when other factors, such as achievement gaps, may explain these disparities.
Researchers bring together 18 language-intervention research and empirical studies that address the word gap, the inequities in early experience with language that can place some children at a disadvantage.
Researchers examined the relation between classmates’ gender stereotypes and individual students’ reading outcomes to shed light on how these stereotypes contribute to the gender gap in reading.
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