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Farsighted children struggle with attention
Farsighted children struggle with attention (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Farsighted preschoolers and kindergartners have a harder time paying attention and that could put them at risk of slipping behind in school, a new study suggests. An estimated 4 to 14% of preschoolers have moderate farsightedness, or hyperopia, but it ... Read More »

More resources needed for classrooms
More resources needed for classrooms (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A Charles Sturt University (CSU) paediatric speech pathologist argues more resources is the key to helping Australian school children with difficulties in phonics and reading. Associate lecturer at CSU’s School of Community Health, Ms Gemma Mirtschin has worked with children in ... Read More »

Body movement is more critical to a child’s learning than once thought
Body movement is more critical to a child’s learning than once thought (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Body movement can boost children’s learning, especially when integrated into the classroom as part of a learning task.  Children who physically act out a new concept learn more and have better academic outcomes, new research suggests.   The research, from UOW’s ... Read More »

Free online course delves into family history
Free online course delves into family history (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

This summer Australians have the opportunity to research their family history as part of a free online course from the University of Tasmania. Introduction to Family History will introduce students to a range of online family history resources and research techniques, ... Read More »

High school students explore sciences at USQ
High school students explore sciences at USQ (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A group of Year 9 and 10 students have done something a little different with their school holidays by attending the Science Experience program hosted by the University of Southern Queensland (USQ). A team of students from Toowoomba, Stanthorpe, Mt ... Read More »

The long term negative impacts of childhood meningitis
The long term negative impacts of childhood meningitis (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a study that included nearly 3,000 adults from Denmark, a diagnosis of meningococcal, pneumococcal, or Haemophilus influenzae meningitis in childhood was associated with lower educational achievement and economic self-sufficiency in adult life, according to a study in an issue ... Read More »

Western Australian Maritime Museum
Western Australian Maritime Museum (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The Western Australian Museum is a museum comprising of six sites that are in the cities of Perth, Fremantle (Maritime & Shipwreck Galleries), Albany, Geraldton and Kalgoorlie-Boulder. This article focuses on one of the Fremantle branches called the Western Australian ... Read More »

Art Gallery of Western Australia
Art Gallery of Western Australia (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The Art Gallery of Western Australia is an art museum that aims to inspire its visitors and enrich Western Australia with great collections of art. Activities include: Viewing a variety of art exhibitions A range of public tours of the ... Read More »

 
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