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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
New study reveals extent of practical and emotional support offered by teachers.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Youngest Children in Class Are More Likely to Be Diagnosed with a Learning Disability
Children born in December are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with a learning disorder as those born in January.
Exercise Aids the Cognitive Development of Children Born Preterm
A premature start in life can cause problems even into teenage years. A recent study indicates that training motor skills in these children helps even when they are older.