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Pedagogy - 30.09.2019
'Embrace the struggle': Stanford education professor challenges common beliefs about teaching and learning
’Embrace the struggle’: Stanford education professor challenges common beliefs about teaching and learning
In a new book, Jo Boaler talks about the importance of struggles and mistakes in the learning process and suggests how parents and teachers can help children become more receptive to learning.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 23.09.2019
New evidence shows that school poverty shapes racial achievement gaps
New evidence shows that school poverty shapes racial achievement gaps
Racial segregation leads to growing achievement gaps - but it does so entirely through differences in school poverty, according to new research from education Professor Sean Reardon, who is launching a new tool to help educators, parents and policymakers examine education trends by race and poverty level nationwide.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 16.09.2019
Despite the uncertainty of Brexit EU families feel more welcome and safer in Scotland than south of the border
These conclusions are based on the findings of two reports being launched on Tuesday 17th September at the Cornerstone Centre St John's, Edinburgh by the University of Birmingham. The first report, co-authored by Professor Nando Sigona and Dr Marie Godin , draws on interviews with EU families currently (N=132) and formerly (N=40) residing in the UK.

Psychology - Pedagogy - 16.09.2019
Coping with disaster
Evacuees get ready to leave by ferry for Nassau from Marsh Harbor, Abaco Islands, in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 13.09.2019
Transcript: Who owns America’s schools’ Professor Janelle Scott on ’No Jargon’ podcast
Lizzy Ghedi-Ehrlich [00:00:00] Back-to-school season is upon us and back as well are some familiar debates.

Pedagogy - 29.08.2019

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 27.08.2019
Sex education: Why school and parents should work together
Sex education: Why school and parents should work together
There is an ongoing debate in society about sex education. Now a study is a combination of parents and school.

Pedagogy - 15.08.2019

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 21.06.2019
Going nuts! Alum’s peanut-driven animations charm audiences
Editor's note: This story is part of 'Meet a UChicagoan,' a regular series focusing on the people who make UChicago a distinct intellectual community.

Innovation / Technology - Pedagogy - 12.06.2019

Pedagogy - 04.06.2019
Physical inactivity proved risky for children and pre-teens
Physical inactivity proved risky for children and pre-teens
Researchers from UNIGE have shown that children lose their motivation to participate in physical activities in PE classes at school from the age of nine.

Pedagogy - 23.05.2019
School choice system is ‘unfair’ to households in areas with fewer choices
The first ever study to assess secondary school choices made across all households in England has shown that the system is unfair to households in areas where they are given fewer options on the application form, with these parents having to make 'less ambitious' choices.

Pedagogy - 13.05.2019
University of Sydney experts take NAPLAN to task
The federal election has largely overshadowed the 12th iteration of NAPLAN, commencing this week. Yet that does not mean the tests are uncontroversial.

Pedagogy - Life Sciences - 09.05.2019

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 - Career - 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.

Computer Science / Telecom - Pedagogy - 10.10.2018

Health - Pedagogy - 24.07.2018
Data science may help Hollywood make the movies people really want to see
Leading University of Birmingham researcher Professor Pam Kearns is set to cycle 175 miles across England in just 12 hours to raise cash to help young cancer patients and their families.

Pedagogy - Career - 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 .
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