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Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 19.04.2019
The impact of economic disparities on children’s development
Editor's note: This is the latest in a series of stories spotlighting how faculty, students and alumni at the Harris School of Public Policy are driving impact for the next generation.

Pedagogy - 17.04.2019
Tight household finances nurture fussy eating
Tight household finances nurture fussy eating
Thrifty parents in low-income households could be inadvertently encouraging unhealthy fussy eating habits in their children.

Pedagogy - Careers / Employment - 28.03.2019

Pedagogy - 23.03.2019
Toddlers, knights and golden bears
Inside the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Armoury and Renaissance galleries are alive with the sound of chattering children.

Pedagogy - 19.03.2019
Alumna Brittany Murlas on her children's book club focused on diversity, gender equality
Alumna Brittany Murlas on her children’s book club focused on diversity, gender equality
"I'm dyslexic and children's books have always been a safe haven for me.

Health - Pedagogy - 27.02.2019
To vaccinate, or not? Berkeley's Art Reingold says there's only one answer
To vaccinate, or not? Berkeley’s Art Reingold says there’s only one answer
Measles is more than just a little rash. The highly contagious virus can pack a serious punch, landing as many as one in four infected people in the hospital and killing one in 1,000.

Pedagogy - 20.02.2019

Pedagogy - Psychology - 18.02.2019
Closing the kindergarten readiness gap
A child clinical and school psychologist, Rebecca Bulotsky Shearer has worked as a practitioner and researcher with young children and families living in impoverished urban areas for the past 15 years.

Pedagogy - 14.02.2019

Pedagogy - 08.01.2019
Introducing Scratch 3.0
Introducing Scratch 3.0
The new version of the popular free coding platform builds on a robust community of kid coders. 0 , a new version of the creative coding platform for kids.

Pedagogy - Administration - 07.01.2019
Efforts to lift children and families could fit California’s budget, new study says
Awarding parents more time with newborns and easing access to preschool could fit within Gov. Gavin Newsom's first state budget, according to UC Berkeley researchers.

Pedagogy - 21.11.2018
The Missing Numbers: Remembering Totterdown before the road that never was
The Missing Numbers: Remembering Totterdown before the road that never was
Back in the 1970s, hundreds of homes and businesses in the Totterdown area of Bristol were cleared to make way for a new ring road which was never built.

Pedagogy - 18.10.2018
Experts raise safety concerns about cardboard baby boxes
18 October 2018 Cardboard baby boxes are being promoted for infant sleep as a safe alternative to more traditional cots, bassinets, or Moses baskets, without any evidence in place, warn experts from the Universities of Bristol and Durham and published in The BMJ.

Pedagogy - Careers / Employment - 11.07.2018

Pedagogy - 10.07.2018
How well-meaning statements can spread stereotypes unintentionally
New Stanford research shows that sentences that frame one gender as the standard for the other can unintentionally perpetuate biases. A Stanford study shows that comparisons of boys and girls in math ability can imply subtle biases. (Image credit: Ridofranz / Getty Images) Although well-meaning, the statement commonly expressed by parents and teachers can subtly perpetuate the stereotypes they are trying to debunk, said Stanford scholars Eleanor Chestnut and Ellen Markman in a new paper published in Cognitive Science .

Pedagogy - 06.07.2018
Nouvel article de Nahema El Ghaziri et Joëlle Darwiche du FADO
Nouvel article de Nahema El Ghaziri et Joëlle Darwiche du FADO Dans un article paru dans le dernier numéro du Swiss Journal of Psychology, les deux auteurs font le point sur les liens entre estime de soi et relations familiales.

Sport Sciences - Pedagogy - 25.06.2018
Rugby league players make it to the top
As New South Wales celebrates Origin victory it's likely some parents have hopes for their own children's sporting careers.

Health - Pedagogy - 08.06.2018
Childhood poverty worse in school holidays
The summer holidays are supposed to be a happy and carefree time for school children but the reality is they are often stressful for children from low income families.

Pedagogy - 17.05.2018
Dads: Speak Positively with Your Kids About Race
"Father knows best" - a saying so popular that a midcentury television sitcom was named for it - means something different today. Dads in this day and age tackle child rearing, domestic experiences and tough conversations with their children more than ever before. But there are some issues that many dads know a lot about from firsthand experience and are hesitant to address.

Pedagogy - Media - 04.04.2018
Potential power of VR and kids
As virtual reality expands into family homes, Stanford researchers help parents better understand the potential impacts this emerging technology has on children in a new report.

Pedagogy - 23.02.2018
Parents stop nagging and set reminders
Setting reminders and visual cues for forgetful children could be a solution for parents frustrated over missed chores and homework.

Pedagogy - 23.02.2018
Parents stop nagging and set reminders
Setting reminders and visual cues for forgetful children could be a solution for parents frustrated over missed chores and homework.

Health - Pedagogy - 07.02.2018
UQ's Triple P program shows families have the power to transform society
UQ’s Triple P program shows families have the power to transform society
Policy makers, practitioners and researchers can now draw on parenting interventions that have changed the lives of millions of families across the globe in a single reference - The Power of Positive Parenting .

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 05.02.2018
Premature babies make fewer friends – but not for long
Premature babies make fewer friends and spend less time socialising in early childhood - but this improves when they get to school - according to new University of Warwick research At the age of 6, very preterm children reported 4 friends, compared with children born full-term who had 5 friends Very preterm children see their friends 15% less than those born full-term Interventions should be available to encourage social interaction skills in pr

Continuing Education - Pedagogy - 29.01.2018

Pedagogy - Continuing Education - 23.01.2018

Pedagogy - 22.01.2018
Warning follows report into online child sexual abuse risk
Warning follows report into online child sexual abuse risk
If the public are serious about wanting to protect children from online sexual abuse more investment in skilled professionals is needed now.

Pedagogy - Continuing Education - 17.01.2018
Relentless private school fee hikes
Relentless private school fee hikes "have not put off parents"
Huge rises in the cost of private schooling in the UK in recent decades have had little impact on the number of parents choosing the sector for their children, according to a new analysis from UCL.

Pedagogy - 17.01.2018
The economic legacy of the Great Migration
ANN ARBOR-When black Americans migrated out of the South in the 1930s and '40s, their children benefited by leaps and bounds, according to a University of Michigan study using U.S. Census data.

Health - Pedagogy - 16.01.2018
When do girls need a gynecologist?
Most parents are well-versed in schedules for their kids. They know to schedule an annual physical-or else the school nurse will call, or their child can't join the soccer team.

Health - Pedagogy - 11.01.2018
Report on vaccine preventable deaths a reminder to parents
A new report reveals how successful immunisation has been in dramatically reducing the number of childhood deaths from infectious diseases in Australia.

Pedagogy - 28.12.2017
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Health - Pedagogy - 21.12.2017
5 things to know about coughing kids
Parents know the drill. First comes the sniffles, followed by congestion-and then finally, a persistent, hacking cough.

Pedagogy - 06.12.2017
City researchers play role in anti-bullying campaign
Researchers at the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow are contributing to a national campaign to tackle bullying of people with learning disabilities.

Health - Pedagogy - 14.11.2017
Grandparent behaviour appears to have a negative impact on children’s long-term cancer risks
The behaviour of grandparents may inadvertently be having a negative impact on the health of their grandchildren, according to a new study.‌‌ Researchers from the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, published the results of the review - which looked at 56 studies with data from 18 countries, concerning the care provided by grandparents who are not the primary carer of their grandchildren - today in the journal PLOS ONE.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 17.10.2017
Children more likely to receive welfare benefits if their parents do
Young people are almost twice as likely to need social welfare payments if their parents have a history of receiving such assistance themselves, according to new research from the University of Melbourne. Researchers Dr Nicolás Salamanca and Dr Anna Zhu from the Melbourne Institute, Applied Economic and Social Research and Professor Deborah Cobb-Clark and Dr Sarah Dahmann, from the University of Sydney, analysed 18 years of Centrelink records which delved into  various social assistance programs, including health-related disability payments and unemployment benefits.

Pedagogy - 27.09.2017
'They sailed away, for a year and a day': why learning poetry by heart is good for you
’They sailed away, for a year and a day’: why learning poetry by heart is good for you
Today (28 September 2017) is National Poetry Day. Most of us can quote snatches of poetry - but which poems can we recite in their entirety? In a survey of memorised poetry, Lear's The Owl and the Pussy-cat came top, and some people know all 143 verses of the Rime of the Ancient Mariner .

Pedagogy - 27.09.2017
Free Training Offered to Parents of Children with Autism
AUSTIN, Texas - Free training is available to Texans to enhance language and communication skills of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) through a continuing program at The University of Texas at Austin.

Health - Pedagogy - 25.09.2017
How can we get more people to vaccinate?
People may say they never get the flu so they don't need the vaccine, but you can pass on the virus without knowing you have it, writes Associate Professor Julie Leask and Samantha Carlson.

Religions - Pedagogy - 21.09.2017
18 - 23 September: European Herpetologists' Congress 2017
18 - 23 September: European Herpetologists’ Congress 2017
Every two years, researchers and conservationists from the field of Amphibian and Reptile conservation (Herpetology) meet to present new insights, to discuss measures, and to exchange ideas.
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