Emphasizing more play, hands-on learning, and students helping one another in kindergarten improves academic outcomes, self-control and attention regulation.
UTHealth study reveals that preschool and kindergarten teachers ask too many simple questions and offer ideas on how to enhance student learning.
Arts and crafts activities help children develop creative ways of thinking and significantly correlate with later success in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields.
Reinforcement learning and working memory, previously interpreted as working independently or as competing with each other in the learning process, may actually work together as people learn new tasks.
Young children whose parents read them five books a day enter kindergarten having heard about 1.4 million more words than kids who were never read to, a new study found.
Elementary-school students who participated in a comprehensive support intervention in the Boston public school district had about half the odds of dropping out of high school as students not in the intervention.