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Parent-Teacher Relationship Vital to Home Learning

Parent-Teacher Relationship Vital to Home Learning

New study reveals extent of practical and emotional support offered by teachers.

Brain Flow (And How to Achieve It)

Brain Flow (And How to Achieve It)

Flow is said to be good for our well-being — and there is evidence that it can ward off depression, prevent burnout and make us more resilient.

Making The Wait Less Arduous for Young Children

Making The Wait Less Arduous for Young Children

Three minutes can be endless for small children. They can learn how to bridge them effectively--no matter their temperament--with this strategy.

How to Help Girls Stay Engaged with Science

How to Help Girls Stay Engaged with Science

This program was linked to higher average science grades and an increase in a measure of science knowledge for a group of fifth grade girls.

How to Make Learning More Effective

How to Make Learning More Effective

Engaging students in these activities resulted in improved academic performance compared to traditional lectures, lessons or readings.

Evidence That This 100-Year-Old Practice Enhances Learning

Evidence That This 100-Year-Old Practice Enhances Learning

This makes learning easier, faster, and more motivating.

A Tool That Benefits Both Dyslexic and Non-Dyslexic Children

A Tool That Benefits Both Dyslexic and Non-Dyslexic Children

New study finds significant benefits for both dyslexic and non-dyslexic children

Building Your Child's Vocabulary? Learn by Doing!

Building Your Child's Vocabulary? Learn by Doing!

Learning techniques that involve the performance of gestures instead of simple audio or visual information can benefit learners.

Motivation Depends on How the Brain Processes Fatigue

Motivation Depends on How the Brain Processes Fatigue

How do we decide whether or not an activity which requires work is ‘worth the effort’?

Researchers Find What Motivates Young Children to Learn

Researchers Find What Motivates Young Children to Learn

The study focused on how children’s knowledge level influences what information they find interesting. The findings suggest that children are not simply attracted to information by its novelty.

Not All Recess is Created Equal

Not All Recess is Created Equal

With schools returning to full-time in-person classes this fall now is a good time to rethink, ‘How do we create schools that are more child-friendly?’ 

Taking Short Breaks May Help our Brains Learn New Skills

Taking Short Breaks May Help our Brains Learn New Skills

The resting brain repeatedly replays compressed memories of what was just practiced.