Category: Early Learning

ChildUp Early Learning Quote #269: The Idea That Math Ability Is Mostly Genetic…

       

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Do You Believe in the “Learning Styles” Myth?

- In the field of education, there is  an old but persistent myth about “learning styles.” According to this  assumption, people learn best when receiving information in accordance with their innate abilities. This idea was popularized through a good amount of books published by pseudo specialized businesses trying to sell teaching methods and programs related to this lucrative …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #268: People’s Belief That Math Ability Can’t Change…

       

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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #267: Math Fundamental Concepts…

       

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Parents Should Better Explain the Advantages of Studying Science and Technology to their Kids

- About three quarters of Canadian children believe that science and technology are fun, and that studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines would be an advantage for their future professional career. So, why are there so few students ready to embrace fields that would help them on any …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #266: Slow Starters in Math…

       

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A Baby’s Experience During the First Year Is Key

- A long-lasting study about children from low-income families started in Philadelphia in the late 1980s was finally published in 2010. This research was among the first ones to demonstrate the profound impact of early childhood experience on the development of the brain, as well as the critical importance of …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #265: Babies Have a Vocabulary of Up to 50 Words at 12 Months…

       

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Sensitive Early Childhood Caregiving Has Strong Lasting Effect on Academic Success

- Surprisingly, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota, the University of Delaware, and the University of Illinois, sensitive caregiving during the first three years of life has a stronger impact on children’s later academic abilities than on their later social abilities. – The main …
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Early Learning Quote #264: Brain Circuits Associated with Language…

       

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