Want to help your child succeed in school? Add language to the math, reading mix

Research shows that the more skills children bring with them to kindergarten — in basic math, reading, even friendship and cooperation — the more likely they will succeed in those same areas in school. Hence, “kindergarten readiness” is the goal of many preschool programs, and a motivator for many parents. Continue reading “Want to help your child succeed in school? Add language to the math, reading mix”

Help for a dyslexic learner from an unlikely source: the study of Ancient Greek

Here we present the ‘Abstract’ of the corresponding paper by Kate Chanock. This is one of the few scientific researches done and published on the matter, which seems to have good and valid ground, as results from –NovoScriptorium knows at least 4- different researchers show exactly the same thing: Learning Ancient Greek helps the brain function better. Continue reading “Help for a dyslexic learner from an unlikely source: the study of Ancient Greek”

Early-life obesity impacts children’s learning and memory, study suggests

A new study by Brown University epidemiologists found that children on the threshold of obesity or overweight in the first two years of life had lower perceptual reasoning and working memory scores than lean children when tested at ages five and eight. The study also indicated that IQ scores may be lower for higher-weight children. Continue reading “Early-life obesity impacts children’s learning and memory, study suggests”

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