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Five tips to help you make the most of reading to your children
Five tips to help you make the most of reading to your children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Reading to your child is one of the most successful ways of instilling a love of reading in them. But in our recent study, more than one-quarter of primary-school-aged respondents claimed they were never read to at home. Children typically ... Read More »

Hearing words spoken helps kids read
Hearing words spoken helps kids read (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children find it easier to spell a word when they’ve already heard it spoken, a new study led by researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) at Macquarie University has found. The findings are ... Read More »

Food Insecurity in Early Childhood Linked to Young Children’s Skills in Kindergarten
Food Insecurity in Early Childhood Linked to Young Children’s Skills in Kindergarten (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In the United States, estimates show that a substantial number of children under age 5 live in households that are food insecure. That means that they do not have food, or they lack sufficient quantity or quality of food to ... 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 »

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 »

Children with reading difficulties are at elevated risk for mental health problems
Children with reading difficulties are at elevated risk for mental health problems (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Curtin University researchers have identified and are examining potential research streams which could shed light on why children with reading difficulties are at increased risk of mental health problems. Growing literature indicates children with reading difficulties are at an elevated ... Read More »

Literacy app spells success in early learning
Literacy app spells success in early learning (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A Griffith University lecturer in the School of Education and Professional Studies has developed a free educational app for parents and teachers to help children learn the basics of literacy and numeracy. Combining basic testing and results collation with colourful ... Read More »

New app turns learning ABCs into child’s play
New app turns learning ABCs into child’s play (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Learning the ABCs has just become easier thanks to a new research-based and school-tested iPad app developed by Deakin University education and IT researchers and IT students. The ‘A to Z Safari’ app is based on the latest research into ... Read More »

Radio research project boosting littlies’ literacy
Radio research project boosting littlies’ literacy (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

With more than one in four Australian children starting school considered to be developmentally vulnerable, an innovative UniSA research project promoting early literacy is just what the teacher ordered. Learning to love reading time is so important and statistics show ... Read More »

Reading as vital as vaccination to build a smarter Australia
Reading as vital as vaccination to build a smarter Australia (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has partnered with News Corp Australia to encourage Australian parents to help ‘raise a reader’ after new research reveals one in five children who started school this year don’t have the skills to learn properly. 20% ... Read More »

 
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