Students who take part in physical exercises like star jumps or running on the spot during school lessons do better in tests than peers who stick to sedentary learning.
New research shows that the cerebellum is not engaged during reading in typical readers and does not differ in children who have dyslexia.
UTHealth study reveals that preschool and kindergarten teachers ask too many simple questions and offer ideas on how to enhance student learning.
People who regularly read with their toddlers are less likely to engage in harsh parenting and the children are less likely to be hyperactive or disruptive.
A new series of tangrams games helps identify children with early visual processing difficulties and can be used to improve reading, writing and word identification skills at an early age.
A University at Buffalo psychologist has published a neuroimaging study that could help develop tests for early identification of dyslexia, a disorder that affects 80 percent of those diagnosed with difficulties reading, writing and spelling.
Characteristics related to openness, such as intellectual curiosity and confidence, made children more adept to take on math and reading than characteristics describing conscientiousness, such as diligence and perseverance.
New research suggests deficits in executive functions in kindergarten increase the risk for experiencing repeated academic difficulties in mathematics, reading and science from first to third grade.
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