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December 8, 2020

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Cut Chores and Kill Chill Time: New Advice to Boost Children's Academic Achievement

Determining a child's best daily balance of sleep, activity and relaxation can be a challenge, but if you're hoping to improve their academic ...
Humans are born with a part of the brain that is prewired to be receptive to seeing words and letters, setting the stage at birth for people to learn how to read, a new study ...

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 ...
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How We Learn Words and Sentences at the Same Time

How people work out the meanings of new words has been revealed by researchers, who say this is similar to the way in which young children learn language. The researchers said: ''A lot of ...

Learning a New Language Changes the Brain's Division of Labor

Learning a language later in life changes how the two halves of the brain contribute. As skills improve, language comprehension changes hemisphere specialization, but production does not, according ...

Teacher Quality Scores Change Depending on Students, School

School districts across the U.S. are increasingly using student test scores to rate the effectiveness of teachers, but a new study found that the scores have less to do with individual teachers and ...

Conflicts in Kindergarten Can Reduce Children's Interest in Reading and Math

Teacher-perceived conflict predicts lower interest and pre-academic skills in math and literacy among kindergarteners, a new study ...

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 ...

Praise, Rather Than Punish, to See Up to 30% Greater Focus in the Classroom

To improve behavior in class, teachers should focus on praising children for good behavior, rather than telling them off for being disruptive, according to a new ...

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 ...

People Who Cannot Read May Be Three Times as Likely to Develop Dementia

New research has found that people who are illiterate, meaning they never learned to read or write, may have nearly three times greater risk of developing dementia than people who can read and ...

Screen-Based Media Associated With Structural Differences in Brains of Young Children

A new study documents structural differences in the brains of preschool-age children related to screen-based media ...

One of the Most Challenging Problems in Educational Policy and Practice

Language proficiency has an important influence on learners' ability to answer scientific questions a new study has found. And this is particularly challenging for children from homes where ...

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 ...

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