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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #235: Bringing Up the Next Generation…

       

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High School Classes Should Start Later in the Morning for Better Academic Performance

- According to recent biological research, a change in the level of the hormone melatonin in the brain of teenagers results in a shift of their circadian rhythm, pushing them to go to bed later at night and get up later into the morning. For this reason, the later high …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #234: Parental Attention…

       

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Why You Should Never Tell your Kids They Are Smart

- The brain is like a muscle and intelligence is not static: the more you use them, the stronger they become. When mistakes are made in processing a difficult task, for example, some neural connections are created while others are reinforced. So a good way to develop the brain is to …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #233: If your Parents Don’t Care Enough…

       

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Why Math Drills and Practice Do Matter for Young Children

- Stanford University’s researchers studied how children’s brains grow in comparison with how they learn math during their schooling. The scientists discovered that as they became older, the students seemed to rely progressively more on fact retrieval than on counting numbers. Some physical changes in the developing brains were also remarkable: the neural …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #232: Children Who Became Poor Readers…

       

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Protect your Children from the Pernicious Myth of Inborn Math Ability

- The idea that math ability is genetic, an inherited and fixed asset, is a pernicious myth that condemns many children to failure from the earliest years. This deep-seated assumption that being good at math is a gift can severely impair a kid’s schooling, career and life. Instead of perpetuating such a detrimental belief, …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #231: Success in Reading…

       

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The First Woman Ever to Win the Fields Medal, the “Nobel Prize” for Math

- In August 2014, Stanford professor Maryam Mirzakhani was the first woman ever (and the second scientist from Stanford University) to win the prestigious 2014 Fields Medal for her original research on matters as complex as “mathematical symmetry of curved surfaces” and “saddle-shaped spaces”. The Fields Medal is considered, around the world, as …
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See the ChildUp Early Learning Game Cards used by the Arcanys Foundation to teach mathematics to hundreds of children.

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