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Health - Pedagogy - 17.01.2020
UChicago surgeon gives cochlear implants to two generations: a father and infant son
The audiologist clicked a link on her computer screen, and 10-month-old Dennis Hill perked up. His eyes began to dart around the room.

Pedagogy - Linguistics / Literature - 17.01.2020

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 16.01.2020
Attentiveness and trust are especially effective in combating juvenile crime
Attentiveness and trust are especially effective in combating juvenile crime
Although coming from a disadvantaged background, experiencing violence within the family, having a negative school environment or consuming violent media such as films and computer games have little or no direct influence on potential criminal behaviour among adolescents and young adults.

Pedagogy - 13.01.2020

Pharmacology - Pedagogy - 23.12.2019
Parents: Turkey makes great leftovers-opioids do not
Leftover prescription opioids pose big risks to kids, yet most parents keep their own and their child's unused painkillers even after they're no longer medically necessary for pain.

Pedagogy - 19.12.2019
Getting a read on low literacy scores
Getting a read on low literacy scores
With new results from two major exams revealing that U.S. students fall far short of expected literacy skills, Stanford education researcher Rebecca Silverman weighs in on the debate about how to teach kids to read.

Pedagogy - 06.12.2019
English learners aren’t lagging behind their peers in school
Educators and policymakers have long thought that children who entered school still learning English lagged behind their fellow students-an idea backed by years of data.

Pedagogy - 06.12.2019

Pedagogy - 03.12.2019
PISA Study: Good results in reading
15-year-olds perform at high levels in reading, mathematics and natural sciences 15-year-old secondary school students in Germany are good at comprehending, using and evaluating texts.

Pedagogy - 29.11.2019
Concussion recovery not clear cut for children
Concussion recovery not clear cut for children
Sleep problems, fatigue and attention difficulties in the weeks after a child's concussion injury could be a sign of reduced brain function and decreased grey matter. Researchers from The University of Queensland have studied persistent concussion symptoms and their link to poorer recovery outcomes in children.

Pedagogy - 18.11.2019
Talking dyslexia with U of M
Starting with the 2020 school year in Minnesota, all students not reading at grade level by the end of kindergarten through second grade must be screened for dyslexia.

Pedagogy - 16.11.2019
Unique Partnership Launched to Improve Birmingham’s Youth Mental Health Crisis
A unique city partnership to improve the mental health and future potential of children living in Birmingham has been announced during Anti-Bullying Week 2019 (Monday 11 to Friday 15 November).

Pedagogy - 07.11.2019
Spending time in nature can improve children’s confidence
Four out of five children say they feel more confident in themselves after spending time participating in outdoor activities, according to new UCL research.

Pedagogy - 05.11.2019
Rich resources of private schools give pupils educational advantage
Pupils in private schools do significantly better at A levels compared to those in similar state schools according to UCL research, which is the first to study the current performance gap in upper secondary education in England.

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.

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.
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