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.
Study finds added access can lead to decrease in students' academic motivation. Engagement "is more than a matter of providing children with access to the latest electronic devices."
New research shows that the cerebellum is not engaged during reading in typical readers and does not differ in children who have dyslexia.
Emphasizing more play, hands-on learning, and students helping one another in kindergarten improves academic outcomes, self-control and attention regulation.
Color-coded maps of the brain show the semantic similarities during listening and reading and have practical implications for learning and for speech disorders, from dyslexia to aphasia.
UTHealth study reveals that preschool and kindergarten teachers ask too many simple questions and offer ideas on how to enhance student learning.