child development

Twelve educational ways to play with your toddler using a scarf
Twelve educational ways to play with your toddler using a scarf (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Playing with scarves is a fun and educational activity for toddlers and babies to develop motor skills, maths skills and persistence Read More »

Stereotypes about ‘brilliance’ may set in for girls as early as age 6
Stereotypes about ‘brilliance’ may set in for girls as early as age 6 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

By the age of 6, girls become less likely than boys to associate brilliance with their own gender. This could have an immediate impact on their interest level in activities and may have long-term effects, such as whether women feel ... Read More »

Tips for preparing children for school
Tips for preparing children for school (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

How parents and teachers can help kids do their best: From dealing with anxious kids or those more gifted, to the power of reading, University of Sydney health and education experts share their tips to help parents and teachers kick off ... Read More »

Preschool maths: Counting, patterns and ordering houses worksheet
Preschool maths: Counting, patterns and ordering houses worksheet (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

This activity helps kids to develop their early mathematical skills. It involves counting, cutting and pasting houses in the correct number sequence and placement on a page. It also involves pattern recognition Read More »

Sign language may be helpful for children with rare speech disorder
Sign language may be helpful for children with rare speech disorder (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Using sign language with intensive speech therapy may be an effective treatment for children with a rare speech disorder called apraxia of speech, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. They suggest further exploration of the results of a case study ... Read More »

Let’s Count maths program to benefit Victorian preschoolers
Let’s Count maths program to benefit Victorian preschoolers (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An innovative maths program co-developed by a leading Charles Sturt University (CSU) education academic has been implemented in 76 selected preschools in Victoria, with more to follow. Professor Bob Perry (pictured), Adjunct Research Professor in the Research Institute for Professional Practice, ... Read More »

Helping children find their “voice”
Helping children find their “voice” (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

When children report on disturbing events – such as child sexual abuse – how does society respond? This is one of many important questions that was discussed at an ambitious public symposium at The University of Melbourne. Children’s Voices in ... Read More »

Initiative delivers benefits for at-risk students and families
Initiative delivers benefits for at-risk students and families (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

At-risk young people and their families benefit from a ground-breaking initiative across education, health and community service providers, according to recent Charles Sturt University (CSU) research. The evaluation of the innovative Family Referral Service (FRS) in Schools initiative in the ... Read More »

How much do grandparents matter?
How much do grandparents matter? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A James Cook University researcher is looking for participants to help share experiences about involuntary lost contact between grandparents and their grandchildren – and how to help fix it. JCU researcher Associate Professor Susan Gair is conducting research in partnership ... Read More »

Program for Defence Force kids
Program for Defence Force kids (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A James Cook University researcher has been studying the help given to children with a parent deployed on active duty with the military. JCU’s Gail Macdonald interviewed teachers, parents and Defence School Transition Aides (DSTA) who are employed to help ... Read More »

 
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