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May 27, 2024

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Researchers tested a research-based intervention with English learners with math difficulty. The intervention proved to boost comprehension and help students synthesize and visualize information, ...
About one-third of autistic people are unable to communicate using speech, and most are never provided an effective alternative. However, a new study suggests that many of these individuals are literate, raising the possibility that they could learn ...
Are genetic factors underlying children's language development linked to later-life outcomes? In a genome-wide analysis, an international research team found genetic associations between children's ...
No matter how well children are prepared for kindergarten, their transition to the classroom during the first few months plays a key role in their success, a new study ...

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A study has found that although there were steep learning losses in reading for elementary school students during the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person learning opportunities helped some of those students ...

Texts used in second language (L2) classrooms have traditionally been simplified manually. With recent technological advances, text can be simplified automatically through artificial ...

Children who move while learning sounds of letters significantly improve their ability to recognize individual letter ...

A new report argues that efforts to increase girls' participation in education in different parts of Africa should assess the detrimental effect teaching in English is having on ...

A new study finds that children can develop key reading skills in a virtual classroom with other ...

An earlier study had raised doubts about the effectiveness of learning English in the first grade. Now, researchers have observed that it improves language performance over an extended period of ...

Teaching younger children through 'guided' play supports key aspects of their learning and development at least as well - and sometimes better - than the traditional direct instruction they ...

Writing evolves to become simpler and more efficient, according to a new study based on the analysis of an isolated West African writing ...

Even when emoji are used to substitute for words, we still understand the sentence. But how does that work? Do we interpret an emoji primarily as an image or as a word? To find out, a research team ...

Young people who consider themselves 'multilingual' tend to perform better across a wide range of subjects at school, regardless of whether they are actually fluent in another language, new ...

Inequalities in income affect how well children do in maths -- but not reading, the most comprehensive study of its kind has ...

A new study has found that a child's reading speed can be improved by simply increasing the space between letters within a piece of text. The study discovered that text with increased space ...

Neuroscientists present new findings on how the motor cortex can help learn foreign vocabulary more quickly. The new data suggests that learning techniques that involve the performance of gestures ...

Though writing by hand is increasingly being eclipsed by the ease of computers, a new study finds we shouldn't be so quick to throw away the pencils and paper: handwriting helps people learn ...

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, according to a ...

A new study shows the combination of two early reading programs had positive effects on preschool students entering ...

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