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How home literacy experiences impact children’s reading abilities
Latest Science 15.06.2022 Reading time: 3 min

How home literacy experiences impact children’s reading abilities

When parents read with their kids, they improve their vocabulary and foster the development of brain areas that are vital for further literacy.


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Math at Your Fingertips! Why does counting on their fingers help kids calculate?
Latest Science 09.06.2021 Reading time: 3 min

Math at Your Fingertips! Why does counting on their fingers help kids calculate?

How frequent is it to have toddlers showing their fingers when asked about their age, across different cultures? How commonly do children start by silently holding up their fingers to implicitly find the answer for that same question? How do they end up using this ability when starting to develop mathematical skills, by holding up five fingers on one hand and counting to two while raising two fingers on the other hand when asked to add 5 and 2?


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 Is “Sit Still!” outdated?
Latest Science 11.02.2020 Reading time: 4 min

Is “Sit Still!” outdated?

Teachers are constantly urging pupils to sit still in the classroom so they can pay attention to what is being taught. But studies have suggested that school children should do some physical activity before entering the classroom, and others that they should have short “brain breaks” during classes and be allowed to move around for a few minutes now and then.

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