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October 19, 2020

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How Long Does the Preschool Advantage Last?

Children who attend preschool enter kindergarten with greater skills than those who don't, but that advantage is nearly halved by the end of the year as their counterparts quickly begin to catch up, ...

Busy Pictures Hinder Reading Ability in Children

A new study shows extraneous images draw attention from text, reducing comprehension in beginning ...

Brain Stimulation Reduces Dyslexia Deficits

Restoring normal patterns of rhythmic neural activity through non-invasive electrical stimulation of the brain alleviates sound-processing deficits and improves reading accuracy in adults with ...

Heavy Electronic Media Use in Late Childhood Linked to Lower Academic Performance

A new study of 8- to 11-year olds reveals an association between heavy television use and poorer reading performance, as well as between heavy ...
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How Effective Are Language Learning Apps?

Researchers recently conducted a study focusing on Babbel, a popular subscription-based language learning app and e-learning platform, to see if it really worked at teaching a new ...

Surging Numbers of First-Generation Learners Being Left Behind in Global Education

'First-generation learners' -- a substantial number of pupils around the world who represent the first generation in their families to receive an education - are also significantly more ...

Chinese to Rise as a Global Language

With the continuing rise of China as a global economic and trading power, there is no barrier to prevent Chinese from becoming a global language like English, according to new ...

Literature Online: Research Into Reading Habits Almost in Real Time

Young people make intensive use of digital networks to read, write and comment on literary texts. But their reading behavior varies considerably depending on whether the title is from the world of ...

High School GPAs Are Stronger Predictors of College Graduation Than ACT Scores

Students' high school grade point averages are five times stronger than their ACT scores at predicting college graduation, according to a new ...

Bilingual Language Program for Babies: Online Training for Teachers

A study shows that a bilingual language program for babies can reach more families, and instructors, through online training for ...

Should Preschool Writing Be More Communication and Less ABCs?

Writing instruction in early education should be about more than letter formation and penmanship, argue researchers who found preschool teachers don't often encourage writing for communication ...

What 26,000 Books Reveal When It Comes to Learning Language

What can reading 26,000 books tell researchers about how language environment affects language behavior? Scientists have completed a computational modeling study that suggests our experience and ...

Rethinking the Role of Technology in the Classroom

Introducing tablets and laptops to the classroom has certain educational virtues, according to one researcher, but her research suggests that tech has its limitations as well. A new study shows a ...

Early Reading in Spanish Helps Children Learn to Read English

Immigrant parents worry their children will struggle with reading and fret that as non-English speakers, they can't help. A new study shows that's simply not true. Reading to a young child ...

Screening Kindergarten Readiness

Researchers have found that a readiness test can predict kindergarteners' success in school after 18 ...

Why the Language-Ready Brain Is So Complex

Scientists argue for a new model of language, involving the interaction of multiple brain networks. This model is much more complex than the classical neurobiological model of language, which was ...

Kids in Poor, Urban Schools Learn Just as Much as Others

Schools serving disadvantaged and minority children teach as much to their students as those serving more advantaged kids, according to a new nationwide US study. Test scores speak more to what ...

Staying at Elementary School for Longer Associated With Higher Student Attainment

A new study has discovered that US students achieve better results in reading and mathematics tests when they stay in elementary school for grades 6 (age 11-12) and 7 (age 12-13), rather than ...

Learning to Read Boosts the Visual Brain

How does learning to read change our brain? Does reading take up brain space dedicated to seeing objects such as faces, tools or houses? In a functional brain imaging study, a research team compared ...

Kids Wore Video Cameras in Their Preschool Class, for Science

They may all be in the same classroom together, but each child in preschool may have a very different experience, a new study suggests. The researchers documented these different experiences using a ...

A Lack of Background Knowledge Can Hinder Reading Comprehension

The purpose of going to school is to learn, but students may find certain topics difficult to understand if they don't have the necessary background ...

Preschool Teachers Ask Children Too Many Simple Questions

When preschool teachers read books in their classrooms, the questions they ask play a key role in how much children learn, research has shown. But a new study that involved observing teachers during ...

Good Home Learning in Early Years Boosts Your Secondary School Achievements

The positive effects of a rich home learning environment during a child's early years continue into adolescence and help improve test scores later in life, according to a new ...

Music Students Do Better in School Than Non-Musical Peers

High school students who take music courses score significantly better on math, science and English exams than their non-musical peers, according to a new ...

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