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How Kids Problem Solve in New, Creative Ways (And Why You Should Encourage It)

How Kids Problem Solve in New, Creative Ways (And Why You Should Encourage It)

A new study shows that kids broader attentional focus can also prove to be an advantage to finding new, creative ways of problem solving.

How Does the Brain Process and Store Movement?

How Does the Brain Process and Store Movement?

What researchers discovered about how the brain processes movement changes not only to our understanding of how the brain works, but provides a better understanding of conditions ranging from Parkinson’s disease to autism.

How to Unlock Your Child's STEM Potential

How to Unlock Your Child's STEM Potential

Teaching this set of skills – particularly with the use of physical manipulatives  – is highly effective at improving mathematics performance and makes learning more engaging, accessible, and equitable.

A Faster Way to Learn to Read

A Faster Way to Learn to Read

This method is more effective and quicker at teaching reading skills compared to typing and watching videos.

How to Boost Children's Letter Sound Recognition

How to Boost Children's Letter Sound Recognition

Children who did this became twice as proficient at difficult letter sounds compared to those who received traditional instruction.

Just Being Around New Things Makes Us ‘Ready to Learn’

Just Being Around New Things Makes Us ‘Ready to Learn’

Educators have long recognized the value of “background information” in the learning process. Exposure to new information at the background level can help us be ready to learn in formal classroom instruction.

Early English Lessons Have Lasting Effects

Early English Lessons Have Lasting Effects

An earlier study had raised doubts about the effectiveness of learning English in the first grade. This new research challenges that assumption.

Need to Improve Concentration? Try This.

Need to Improve Concentration? Try This.

Researchers confirm the correlation between concentration and health-related quality of life and this everyday activity with primary school students.

How The Brain Says 'Oops!'

How The Brain Says 'Oops!'

How do we learn from our mistakes? This important brain research helps us understand how our brains detect our mistakes.

How Counting Promotes Fair Sharing in Preschoolers

How Counting Promotes Fair Sharing in Preschoolers

Researchers show how symbolic counting skills were the single biggest predictor of preschoolers' fair sharing behavior.

Can Preschoolers Gain Reading Skills in a Virtual Classroom?

Can Preschoolers Gain Reading Skills in a Virtual Classroom?

New study by the University of Washington discovers if students can develop key reading skills in a virtual classroom.

How to Boost Your Child's Resilience at School

How to Boost Your Child's Resilience at School

This activity at home can triple a child’s resilience at school, particularly for children at-risk.