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Pedagogy/Education Science - 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/Education Science
20.03.2018
Pedagogy/Education Science
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/Education Science
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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Pedagogy/Education Science
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/Education Science
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
Education/Continuing Education - Pedagogy/Education Science
29.01.2018
Pedagogy/Education Science - Education/Continuing Education
23.01.2018
Pedagogy/Education Science
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/Education Science - Education/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/Education Science
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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Pedagogy/Education Science
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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Pedagogy/Education Science
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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Pedagogy/Education Science
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/Education Science
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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Pedagogy/Education Science
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/Education Science - 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/Education Science - Careers/Employment
13.10.2017
Pedagogy/Education Science
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/Education Science
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.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Pedagogy/Education Science
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/Education Science
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.
Pedagogy/Education Science
20.09.2017
Can a smartphone app for parents help toddlers' development?
Can a smartphone app for parents help toddlers’ development?
A new trial will find out if a smartphone app that sends activities and tips to parents can help improve toddlers' language and communication skills. The trial, which will be carried out by researchers in the School of Education at Durham University, will involve parents and guardians of 1,500 children.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Social Sciences
19.09.2017
Wisconsin children unequally ready for kindergarten
Study Finds Wisconsin Children Unequally Ready for Kindergarten Early Skills Catch-Up May Close Achievement Gaps WCER's new statewide study of literacy skills among Wisconsin children finds inequity at the kindergarten door. The class of 2030 has just started kindergarten. As four million youngsters across the country begin the first step of education, a new study provides a first-time look at inequalities in school readiness among Wisconsin's kindergarten students.
Social Sciences - Pedagogy/Education Science
18.09.2017
27 September: Book Presentation
27 September: Book Presentation "Is our democracy in danger?"
For a long time, a democratic society was considered self-evident. But globalization, economic crises, populist movements, social tensions and (inter-) cultural conflicts, as well as extremists, question them.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
31.08.2017
Children's sleep quality is related to mothers' insomnia symptoms
Children’s sleep quality is related to mothers’ insomnia symptoms
Children more often sleep poorly if their mothers suffer from insomnia symptoms. This report researchers from the University of Basel and the University of Warwick in the journal Sleep Medicine based on a study with nearly 200 school-aged children and their parents. Sleep plays an essential role for adults' and children's well-being.
Astronomy - Pedagogy/Education Science
17.08.2017
Stanford educators suggest lessons for solar eclipse | Stanford News
Stanford education faculty suggest ways for teachers and parents to take advantage of the solar eclipse on Aug.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Administration/Government
15.08.2017
$5.35m boost will help Queensland parents
$5.35m boost will help Queensland parents
Families will continue to have access to an international parenting program developed at The University of Queensland, thanks to $5.35 million in Queensland Government funding.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
10.08.2017
Parents of premature babies as happy as other parents by adulthood
Parents of premature and very low birth weight babies have same life satisfaction as parents of full-term babies, when their children reach adulthood - new University of Warwick research - Pioneeri
Medicine/Pharmacology - Pedagogy/Education Science
08.08.2017
A spoonful of parenting support might help the medicine go down
A spoonful of parenting support might help the medicine go down
An “alarming” number of families do not stick to treatment plans for their children's long-term health conditions - and University of Queensland researchers are determined to help turn the trend around. Associate Professor Alina Morawska from UQ's Parenting and Family Support Centre said rates of treatment adherence for conditions including asthma and eczema were “stubbornly low” at between 40 and 60 per cent.
Pedagogy/Education Science
31.07.2017
Research results for the everyday classroom
Research results for the everyday classroom
Research news The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has launched an online platform that provides the status quo of educational research in an easily understandable and transparent fashion.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Social Sciences
24.07.2017
Fearing surveillance, dads with a record avoid kids’ schools
In the past 10 years, a boom in research has documented the many ways in which a parent's incarceration has negative consequences for their kids. Children whose parents have spent time behind bars have worse social, economic, cognitive, behavior and health outcomes than kids whose parents haven't. But researchers know less about why that is.
Life Sciences - Pedagogy/Education Science
16.07.2017
Can we shape kids’ genetic exposure to behaviour problems?
Children with difficult behaviour sought for study exploring the epigenetic impact of successful parenting program. The creators of a successful, free program for children with behavioural problems have received new funding to test whether the program can influence children's exposure to ongoing behavioural issues at the genetic level.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Literature/Linguistics
21.06.2017
Examining mixed-race identity in literature
English doctoral student Vanessa Seals studies contemporary American novels and memoirs about multiracial people's experiences to examine the role families play in their search for identity.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Business/Economics
01.06.2017
Link between family breakdown and homelessness
Disadvantaged children in Australia who are subject to family breakdown are more likely to experience homelessness later in life than disadvantaged children whose parents stay together, according to newâ? research â?by the University of Melbourne.
Pedagogy/Education Science
29.05.2017
Research taps into teen conflict years
Research taps into teen conflict years
An online program designed to short circuit the conflict cycle between teens and parents is being evaluated by University of Queensland researchers. The Teen Triple P Online program , developed as part of the world-renowned Triple P - Positive Parenting Program, is available for families around Australia willing to participate in the research trial.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Life Sciences
26.05.2017
Speed of animal evolution enhanced by cooperative behaviour
Speed of animal evolution enhanced by cooperative behaviour
A study by scientists from the University of Cambridge has revealed how cooperative behaviour between insect family members changes how rapidly body size evolves - with the speed of evolution increasing when individual animals help one another. In some populations, we allowed parents to help their offspring, but in other populations we removed the parents.
Pedagogy/Education Science
10.05.2017
Kids to parents: Don’t post about me online unless I like it, and ask me first sometimes
ANN ARBOR?Soccer games, family vacations and reports of good grades are OK for social media sharing. Posts with baby photos or references to punishments and significant others'not so much. This is what children said when asked what their parents can share about them online, according to research from the University of Michigan School of Information.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Computer Science/Telecom
10.05.2017
Kids, parents alike worried about privacy with internet-connected toys
Kids, parents alike worried about privacy with internet-connected toys
Hello Barbie , CogniToys Dino and other toys connected to the internet can joke around with children and respond in surprising detail to questions posed by their young users. The toys record the voices of children who interact with them and store those recordings in the cloud, helping the toys become "smarter.” As Wi-Fi-enabled toys like these compete for attention in the home, a new analysis finds that kids are unaware of their toys' capabilities, and parents have numerous privacy concerns.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Pedagogy/Education Science
10.05.2017
Dad's involvement with baby early on associated with boost in mental development
Fathers who interact more with their children in their first few months of life could have a positive impact on their baby's cognitive development.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Pedagogy/Education Science
09.05.2017
Dad's involvement with baby early on associated with boost in mental development
Dad’s involvement with baby early on associated with boost in mental development
Fathers who interact more with their children in their first few months of life could have a positive impact on their baby's cognitive development.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Social Sciences
28.04.2017
Opportunity is for sale in U.S., Stanford researcher says
A child born into the average American household in 1940 had a 92 percent chance of making more money at age 30 than his or her parents did at the same age.
Pedagogy/Education Science
25.04.2017
With autism diagnoses on the rise, UW establishes clinic for babies
With autism diagnoses on the rise, UW establishes clinic for babies
To new parents, a baby's every gurgle and glance are fascinating, from a smile at mom or dad to a reach for a colorful toy. But when a baby doesn't look at parents and caregivers, imitate gestures and sounds, or engage in play, parents have questions. And a growing number are bringing their babies to the University of Washington Autism Center for answers.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Psychology
11.04.2017
Parent Shaming Videos are Only a Short-Term Solution
Using social media to publicly shame children has sparked strong reactions after one father recently shamed his son with a sign at a NBA game.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
07.04.2017
Parents can help soothe burns treatment stress
Playful distraction can trump kisses and cuddles to reduce a child's anxiety and pain during potentially painful burns dressing changes. A University of Queensland Child Health Research Centre (CHRC ) study has found parents' behaviour in medical appointments affects how children cope during regular treatments.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
03.04.2017
Babies cry most in UK, Canada, Italy & Netherlands
Babies cry more in Britain, Canada, Italy and Netherlands than in other countries - proved for first time by new research by the University of Warwick.
Pedagogy/Education Science
30.03.2017
Pedagogy/Education Science - Sport Sciences
28.03.2017
Parents who play 'Pokémon GO' with kids: ‘It wasn't really about the Pokémon'
Parents who play ’Pokémon GO’ with kids: ‘It wasn’t really about the Pokémon’
Parents who regularly play "Pokémon GO” with their children report a number of side benefits from playing the mobile device-based game, including increased exercise, more time spent outdoors and opportunities for family bonding, according to new University of Washington research.
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