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How to help children who are highly susceptible to stress
Jenny AndersonDecember - Quartz, 3 December 2019.
Why is it that some children thrive in the worst circumstances while others are remarkably sensitive?
The child care paradox
Sara Mauskopf - Forbes, 15 October 2019.
How is it that the cost of care can be so high and businesses can still struggle so much?
Why the way we talk to children really matters
Melissa Hogenboom - BBC News, 1 October 2019.
There could be a simple way to help young children’s brains improve.
American families are spending more than ever before on school supplies
Amanda Henderson - Fox News, 18 August 2019.
Some believe there is a new factor this year playing a role in the rising dollar amount, which is social media.
Language-savvy parents improve their children’s reading development
Science Daily, 14 june 2019.
Researchers found that adults with higher reading-related knowledge are likelier to provide positive feedback, which helps the learning process.
Limits of China’s online education boom start to show
Louise Lucas and Yizhen Jia - Finantial Times, 7 June 2019.
Over the past decade, online learning has become big business in China, with 200m users and $36.5bn in sales last year.
Early childhood education strengthens families
Kristen Thometz - WTTV, 16 May 2019.
Those outcomes are due to parental engagement with children and improved family life.
New apps teach children how to manage their money
The Economist, 2 May 2019.
Digital piggy banks help kids budget and save.
Talking to children about terminal illness
Perri Klass - The New York Times, 18 March 18 2019.
New guidelines call for speaking openly with children when they or their parents face life-threatening diseases.
USA: Expanding school choice for families
Anna Wiernicki - WDTN, 23 January 2019.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has made school choice a centerpiece of her education policy for the Trump administration.
My top 10 tips for getting children more physically active
David Coleman - The Independent, 7 January 2019.
Deliberately focusing on the fun it can provide is a central element of encouraging our children to exercise.
Families waiting too long for special needs support in England
Ben Weisz - BBC News, 7 January 2019.
Thousands of children in England with special educational needs are waiting too long for an education, health and care plan.
Why it’s crucial that children should learn philosophy
Brendan O’Donoghue - The Irish Times, 18 December 2018.
Introducing philosophy to children at a young age provides a great opportunity to cultivate their sense of wonder; it helps to develop their ability to ask big questions and think independently.
If we want our children to thrive, teaching them to read is not enough
Cressida Cowell - Independent, 5 December 2018.
New research demonstrates just how crucial reading for pleasure is to children’s future mental health and economic success.
Canada: What will it take to end physical punishment of children?
Valerie Michaelson - National Post, 22 November 2018.
Until the normalization and even justification of violence against children is called out by Canadians, our children will be at risk.
Ireland: Children on reduced timetables ‘denied education’
Kitty Holland - Irish Times, 16 November 2018.
Children – many of them disadvantaged – are being denied their education by being placed on reduced timetables at school, usually for behavioural issues, according to June Tinsley, head of advocacy with Barnardos.
We need to reach children before they decide university isn’t for them
Christopher Birchall - The Guardian, 18 October 2018.
To boost social mobility, universities need to start speaking to children from disadvantaged backgrounds at a younger age.
Parenting is different to teaching - and children need both
Polly Dunning - The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 October 2018.
A fundamental misunderstanding of education forgets that knowing something is not the same as being able to teach it. Early childhood educators are experts in how young children learn and develop and how to implement appropriate strategies to enhance that learning experience.
UK: Children and Families Minister’s speech to teachers
gov.uk, 5 October 2018.
Nadhim Zahawi speaks to the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) about closing the attainment gap in the early years.
Minister to parents: “Get involved in school transition”
Katrina King - Barbados Today, 15 September 2018.
In Barbados, more parents need to get involved in the ‘difficult process’ of their children’s transition from primary to secondary school.
About 10 percent of US children are diagnosed with ADHD
Angelica LaVito - CNBC, 31 August 2018.
ADHD was already considered one of the most common conditions among children in 2015, and the spike shows just how many young people are being diagnosed with it.
Should children ever be expelled from daycare?
Douglas Quan - National Post, 24 August 2018.
In Canada, daycare expulsion seems to be an issue that affects far too many children and parents … and lack of government regulation is a big part of the problem.
Happy children do chores
K. J. Dell’Antonia - The New York Times, 18 August 2018.
Children who consider themselves necessary to the family are less likely to feel adrift in a world where everyone wants to feel needed.
Children as young as eight feel the pressure for the ‘perfect’ body
Aisha Dow - The Sydney Morning Herald, 15 August 2018.
Young girls and boys with higher hormone levels have the greatest rates of body dissatisfaction, and the effect is more pronounced in girls, a new study has found.
How to raise a happy kid in the digital age
Caroline Knorr - The Washington Post, 10 August 2018.
As more research emerges on the effect of media and tech on kids’ mental health, it confirms that supportive relationships, a feeling of self-worth, strong character and other positive influences are what really matter to be happy.
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