Semi-structured block play among preschool-age children has the potential to improve two skills — mathematics and executive functioning — critical to kindergarten readiness, according a new study by Purdue University researchers.
All bullying is cruel and unacceptable. No one deserves to spend their childhood being tormented or harassed, whether physically or mentally, in the playground or at home on their laptop.
Social media and online gaming firms should have a statutory ‘duty of care’ to protect children from mental ill health, abuse and addictive behavior, a coalition of the country’s leading experts demands today.
After months of discussions the bill on rights of children will be brought before Majlis [Iranian parliament], MP Mohammad Reza Badamchi has said.
Ask any parent dealing with a child with anxiety and they will tell you the struggle is real. And it's real for more families than you might think.
Previous research has shown that teachers play a pivotal role in their students' academic success — or lack thereof.
* World Heritage Sites in Iran*
UNESCO World Heritage Sites are located in 157 countries around the world. There are several Iranian historic sites registered in its list of World Heritage. Some of them belong to pre-Islam Iran and some to post-Islam Iran. UNESCO has designated 19 sites in Iran as World Heritage Sites. Iran has also registered 10 elements on the lists of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage since 2009:
In August 2016, I wrote an editorial for The Post about ‘digital heroin’, where I compared the addictive potential of screens — video games, social media, smart phones — to that of a drug like heroin.
‘Undermatching’ is a term to describe when high-performing students, typically from economically-disadvantaged households, attend less competitive colleges than their qualifications permit.
Team members aren’t always going to agree with leaders’ goals and strategies — but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In certain circumstances, having disagreement among teams, and the discourse that this disagreement elicits, can translate into success for certain types of teams who are tackling complex problems, according to researchers from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business, and Michigan State University's Eli Broad College of Business.
Parenting styles and a parent’s mental health problems, particularly depression, play a role in a child’s ability to keep friends in elementary school, suggested a recent study in Finland.
Ramadan is one of the most important holidays for Muslims. This marks the ninth month of lunar calendar in Islam
Child labor has been substantially reduced in Latin America, but 5.7 million children below the legal minimum age are still working and a large proportion of them work in precarious, high-risk conditions or are unpaid, which constitute new forms of slave labor.
More than a third of councils in England are cutting educational support totaling £4 million for deaf children, according to figures obtained by the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS).
Sitting in a regional western Australian classroom the last thing you would expect to hear is the hustle and bustle of the lively streets of Beijing.