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Students’ self-concepts of maths and reading predict later maths and reading achievement
Students’ self-concepts of maths and reading predict later maths and reading achievement (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Educational and developmental psychologists have tried to understand how skills and motivation are linked to academic achievement. While research supports ties between individuals’ concepts of their abilities and their achievement, we lack a complete picture of how these relations develop ... 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 »

Texting a social barrier for children struggling with literacy skills
Texting a social barrier for children struggling with literacy skills (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Texting could be creating a literacy issue for children, but it is not the problem most people would expect. In a presentation to Education Transforms 2017 in Hobart today, written language expert Dr Nenagh Kemp said her research with colleagues ... Read More »

Read and Match Worksheets Instructions
Read and Match Worksheets Instructions (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 5-7 years old Duration of Activity 10 minutes. Keep children engaged and interested with short activity times. Let the child have free time after they successfully complete a worksheet. Materials/Equipment Downloadable Read and Match Animal Set Worksheet Downloadable Read ... 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 »

Charlie Brown Quotes
Charlie Brown Quotes (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Stop worrying about the world ending today. It’s already tomorrow in Australia. Marcie All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. Lucy Be yourself. No one can say you’re doing it wrong. Charlie Brown ... 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 »

Pattern learning key to children’s language development
Pattern learning key to children’s language development (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A new study reveals children’s language development is a learnt skill and is intricately linked to their ability to recognise patterns in their environment. Conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney and Australian National University, the study found children ... Read More »

 
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