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Children benefit from previous understanding of spoken words before reading them. Africa Studio/Shutterstock Children’s oral vocabulary – their knowledge of the sounds and meanings of words – is strongly positively associated with their reading all the way through school. Understanding this relationship is important for making children’s reading as strong […]

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By Peter Gray Ph.D. I don’t want to trivialize the roles of adults in children’s lives, but, truth be told, we adults greatly exaggerate our roles in our theories and beliefs about how children develop.  We have this adult-centric view that weraise, socialize, and educate children.  Source: publicdomainpictures.net Courtesy of […]

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A similar situation may exist in other countries (Editor) Tying funding to disability categories is putting pressure on schools and parents. www.shutterstock.com In Australia, children with disabilities only receive additional government funding if they fall into a recognised disability category. As a result, schools and parents often come under pressure […]