For this Top Five Apps, I am putting on my “speech hat”. As a practicing speech & language pathologist, I am constantly on the lookout for apps that are appropriate for my older students (ages 9-14). These apps must be directly aligned to their IEP goals, but they can’t be babyish or boring. Over the past year, I have found some really unique apps that may not be considered traditional therapy apps, but they have given me excellent results,...
Mindfulness -- a mental training that develops sustained attention that can change the ways people think, act and feel -- could reduce symptoms of stress and depression and promote wellbeing among school children, according to a new study.
Naturally, all parents want their children to be safe; all teachers want their students to be safe; and all organizations want their clients and visitors to be safe. Yet it seems as though our strict standards for workplace safety – that is, no risks, no injuries – are now being applied to children’s outdoor play.
Lambeth's four-week reading programme helps instil reading habits and improved father-child relationships that last far longer, says Edward Davie (Reading with dads scheme shows council's impact on education http://t.co/isgqug2dp0...
It's a case of believe it or not for parents of teenaged children. An Australian study has found kids love spending time with their mother and father more than their best friend on Facebook or Instagram.
In a play-based curriculum every day provides endless opportunities to learn about print in meaningful situations. So lets keep on providing the best practice for young children in their early childhood programs through play and not fall into the trap of thinking that play excludes literacy.
There's a popular designer drug that many teens and college kids are using. Mainstream music has made Molly popular, and we aren't talking about a girl. Molly is the name of the drug. (RT @ABC30: Do you know Molly?