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Doing school differently: the not-school movement that’s helping young people re-engage with learning
Doing school differently: the not-school movement that’s helping young people re-engage with learning (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Alternative schooling programs could deliver greater learning outcomes for young people who are struggling at school, according to University of South Australia researcher, Dr Thomas Stehlik. In a paper presented at the Education and New Developments 2018 Conference in Budapest ... Read More »

Helping families improve early literacy skills for children on the autism spectrum
Helping families improve early literacy skills for children on the autism spectrum (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A shared book reading intervention to help language and literacy skills in preschoolers on the autism spectrum has been successfully delivered by Griffith University and Autism CRC. This eight-week intervention pilot study took place in Brisbane and on the Gold ... Read More »

PlayConnect playgroups for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
PlayConnect playgroups for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and ASD like characteristics and their families have increased access to early childhood learning, social opportunities, and family support via PlayConnect Playgroups. Playgroup Australia has developed a new website and set of resources for ... Read More »

Sleep glasses help teenagers see the light
Sleep glasses help teenagers see the light (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Bright light glasses have been shown to help sleep, and even bolster learning and cognitive skills in teenagers. Invented by psychologists and sleep experts at Flinders University, the portable Re-Timer Light Therapy Glasses have recently been used in new trials to ... Read More »

Napping can help tired teens’ performance in school
Napping can help tired teens’ performance in school (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Teenagers and sleep. It’s certainly a passionate subject for many parents. University of Delaware’s Xiaopeng Ji is investigating the relationship between midday-napping behaviours and neurocognitive function in early adolescents. In a study funded by the National Institutes of Health, School ... Read More »

Certain books can increase infant learning during shared reading
Certain books can increase infant learning during shared reading (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents and pediatricians know that reading to infants is a good thing, but new research shows reading books that clearly name and label people and objects is even better. That’s because doing so helps infants retain information and attend better. ... Read More »

Video games have winning impact in classrooms
Video games have winning impact in classrooms (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Deakin-led research project has found video games such as Minecraft could be useful classroom tools for teaching disengaged students. The discovery was part of the three-year Australian Research Council “Serious Play” project, led by chief investigators from Deakin’s School ... Read More »

Video games’ benefits
Video games’ benefits (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research by Bond University and the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) has shown video and computer games are no longer just about entertainment. Games are being used in a wide variety of fields including aged care, the workplace, ... Read More »

Bullied primary school children are falling behind in learning
Bullied primary school children are falling behind in learning (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New work from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has uncovered that one in three boys and one in four girls aged 8 to 9 years are experiencing weekly bullying at their primary school. The new results, published in Academic ... Read More »

Daily movement programme has positive impact on children’s learning
Daily movement programme has positive impact on children’s learning (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Following a daily movement programme can improve children’s physical development levels and has the potential to boost their chances in the classroom, researchers from Loughborough University have found. Academics from the University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences have been ... Read More »

 
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