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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #225: Spatial Training…

       

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Up to 50% of 5-Years-Old Kids Have Basic Developmental Problems

- Sally Goddard Blythe, director of the Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology in Chester and early education expert, states that developmental problems can have a major impact on later academic performance and that there is an obvious connection between poor physical dexterity in primary school and performance in literacy and numeracy tests taken …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #224: Persistent Criticism Is Destructive…

       

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Even the Best Children Need to Be Challenged

- In order to boost the numbers of potential great achievers, especially in the field of science and technology, educators can do better at discovering, supporting and stimulating the most skilled pupils. In the USA, K-12 education programs do not sufficiently back the students with evident capacities and/or showing interest in those areas.  – …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #223: Early Experience Rather Than Genes…

       

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Reading to Babies Contributes to their Brain Development and Later School Achievement

- About half a century ago, research has found that not only is babies’ brain development faster and more pervasive than previously assumed, but also that newborns are highly reactive to the care they get from their parents or caregivers. To many people, it is still amazing to learn that reading to infants during …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #222: The Key to Reading Success…

       

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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #221: In the End, the Benefits of Redshirting Are Washed Out…

       

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Four Game Theory-Based Solutions for Easy Parenting

- “Game theory” – the science of “strategic thinking” – is the means of picking the best possible choice based on the way other people are expected to act in a given situation. Game theory can provide some interesting answers in matters of parenting, for example on how to get your kids …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #220: Children Learn from their Peers…

       

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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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