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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.

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.

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.

Evidence Dyslexia Affects Children's Visual Processing Beyond Just Reading

Evidence Dyslexia Affects Children's Visual Processing Beyond Just Reading

Children with dyslexia are slower to process visual information, according to new research that sheds new light on which brain processes are affected by dyslexia beyond just reading ability.

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.

Flickering Screens May Help Children With Reading and Writing Difficulties

Flickering Screens May Help Children With Reading and Writing Difficulties

Children with reading and writing difficulties who are presented with text on screens with flickering white noise both read better and remember what they have read better.

Dyslexia: When Spelling Problems Impair Writing Acquisition

Dyslexia: When Spelling Problems Impair Writing Acquisition

When children cannot quickly and accurately write letters, they also have problems with spelling and written language.

3 Key Skills for Promoting Numeracy in Young Children

3 Key Skills for Promoting Numeracy in Young Children

What are the fundamental skills that young children need to develop at the start of school for future academic success? While a large body of res...

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.

Thinking in 3D Improves Mathematical Skills

Thinking in 3D Improves Mathematical Skills

New research suggests that there is a strong correlation between early spatial skills and the comprehension of mathematical concepts later.

Leaving Kids to Fight It Out On Their Own

Leaving Kids to Fight It Out On Their Own

Zero to minimal intervention during conflict among children is a characteristic of the mimamoru approach practiced in Japanese schools to foster the voluntary participation of kids in their learning.