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Brain Training Games Won't Help Children Do Better at School

Brain Training Games Won't Help Children Do Better at School | Moms & Parenting | Scoop.it

There has been a big increase recently in the number of computerised “brain training” programs marketed at young children.


Via ESRC, Terry Doherty
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ESRC's curator insight, August 12, 4:10 AM

Article written by Emma Blakey who is an ESRC PhD researcher.

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Terry Doherty's curator insight, August 15, 11:32 AM

Good to know ... science doesn't completely back up these claims. The analysis about the areas of the brain that are affected and their capacity to 'retain' this brain training really hit home.

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How to get children to read? Embrace the e-book

How to get children to read? Embrace the e-book | Moms & Parenting | Scoop.it
Despite fears digital literacy could overshadow children's reading skills, studies show that kids are delving into the literary world more than ever through eBooks, electronic readers, and audio books.

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Bauso: How do children learn to read the Montessori way? - Auburn Citizen

Bauso: How do children learn to read the Montessori way? - Auburn Citizen | Moms & Parenting | Scoop.it
Bauso: How do children learn to read the Montessori way?
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Gradually, our children are introduced to consonant blends (sl, tr, cr), digraphs (th, sh, ch), vowel teams (ea, ou, ui), and then words containing more than one syllable.

Via THE READING SCHOOL™
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Every child learns differently - and at different paces! If you are starting to introduce words and/or  you're child is struggling with developing his/her reading skills, this may be an approach that could work for you.

 

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Books Change How a Child's Brain Grows | Wired Science | Wired.com

Books Change How a Child's Brain Grows | Wired Science | Wired.com | Moms & Parenting | Scoop.it
Books and educational toys can make a child smarter, but they also influence how the brain grows, according to new research presented here on Sunday at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

Via Sally DeCost, Deborah McNelis
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Deborah McNelis's comment, October 20, 2012 11:50 AM
A valuable article on important research. Continuing to share evidence of what is best for developing brains is essential to making a positive impact.
Audrey's comment, January 29, 2013 5:37 AM
I would agree. Do have a look at all the educational toys to be found on http://www.homeschoolsource.co.uk