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September 25, 2016

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September 25, 2016

Low English Skills at School Start Linked to Behavioral Difficulties

Sep. 20, 2016 — Children who enter reception with poor English language skills -- whether it's their first language or an additional language -- are more likely to have social, emotional and behavioral ... read more

Studying: Is It Bad for Your Health to Pull an All-Nighter?

Sep. 19, 2016 — A late night at the library, copious amounts of energy drinks or coffee and class notes from the last month; surely you’ll be able to ace the exam if you just spend the next 24 hours focused on the ... read more

Staying the Course on a Massive Open Online Course

Sep. 15, 2016 — Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are popular with educational establishments as an efficient way to deliver their materials. Unfortunately, student engagement does not match the enthusiasm of the ... read more

Lift-the-Flap Books May Hinder Kids from Learning New Words

Sep. 14, 2016 — Features in non-fiction children’s books such as lift-the-flap may hinder toddlers from learning new words, suggests new ... read more

How Long Should Children Be Allowed to Play Video Games?

Sep. 9, 2016 — A new study indicates that playing video games for a limited amount of time each week may provide benefits to children, but too much can be ... read more

Study Identifies Brain Cells That Help Us Learn by Watching Others

Sep. 9, 2016 — From infancy, we learn by watching other people, then use those memories to help us predict outcomes and make decisions in the future. Now a study has pinpointed the individual neurons in the brain ... read more

Education Reform Urged: Age-Based Grade Assignments Hinder Millions of Students

Sep. 8, 2016 — Traditional age-based grade levels may be hampering the progress of millions of K-12 students in the United States and should be a target for reform, according to a new ... read more

Sep. 7, 2016 — The strongest predictors of North Carolina middle school students' beliefs in human-caused climate change: a science teacher's belief that global warming is happening and the students' ... read more

Feeling They Are Part of a Group Increased Preschoolers' Interest, Success in STEM

Sep. 7, 2016 — Preschoolers were more engaged and did better on STEM-related tasks when they felt they were part of a group, versus doing the tasks on their own, new research ... read more

Early-Life Language Stimulation, Skills May Prevent Childhood Depression

Sep. 7, 2016 — Children who experience low levels of language learning stimulation beginning at three years of age are more likely to experience language delays by first grade and are three times more likely to ... read more

Summer Learning Programs Can Benefit Low-Income Students, Study Finds

Sep. 7, 2016 — During long summers, children may forget many of the lessons they learned from the prior school year -- particularly low-income children who may have access to few enrichment activities. But new ... read more

Babies Chew on Subtle Social, Cultural Cues at Mealtime

Sep. 2, 2016 — At the dinner table, babies do a lot more than play with their sippy cups, new research ... read more

Sep. 2, 2016 — New research from Loughborough University has revealed many four-year-olds are not physically ready to start school. ... read more

Address Systemic Issues to Change Toxic Health Care Environment, Commentary Says

Sep. 1, 2016 — A recent commentary urges taking a multipronged approach to improve the mental health of medical school students, which ultimately impacts physician burnout and the care patients ... read more

Sign Language May Be Helpful for Children With Rare Speech Disorder

Sep. 1, 2016 — Using sign language with intensive speech therapy may be an effective treatment for children with a rare speech disorder called apraxia of speech, according ... read more

Parents' Math Skills 'Rub Off' on Their Children

Sep. 1, 2016 — Parents who excel at math produce children who excel at math. This is according to a recent study that shows a distinct transfer of math skills from parent to child. The study specifically explored ... read more

Mobile Media, Visual Art Making Boost School Engagement

Aug. 31, 2016 — Keeping teens focused on what's happening in class rather than their electronic device is a tall order, given that 73 per cent of them have access to a smartphone -- and most would prefer to be ... read more

Aug. 31, 2016 — The phrase "it looks so good you can almost taste it" may actually be scientifically proven based on the findings of a new study that explored how the brain processes stimuli predicting ... read more

Crowdsourcing Can Help Create Better Science Tests Cheaper

Aug. 31, 2016 — A group of researchers has found a way for schools, professors, textbook publishers, and educational researchers to check the quality of their test questions that turns out to be both fast and cheap. ... read more

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Could Be Key for Children With Autism Getting Enough Sleep

Aug. 30, 2016 — Experts believe that a family-based cognitive behavioral therapy may be the key for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who have problems ... read more

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