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Qatar launches 'Educate-a-Child' initiative - Al-Shorfa

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Al-ShorfaQatar launches 'Educate-a-Child' initiativeAl-Shorfa"The initiative is a rare opportunity to return the world's attention to the millions of children in conflict areas who have become forgotten statistics," Qatari educational expert Ibrahim...
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Early childhood skills pave way for later success | eSchool News

Early childhood skills pave way for later success | eSchool News | Pretend Play | Scoop.it
Social and emotional skills form a large part of a child's learning foundation, and children are not going to be successful with academic content if they aren't able to do self-regulatory things such as focus on a task, get along with others, and...
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Genetic studies may predict criminal tendencies | ASU News | The ...

Genetic studies may predict criminal tendencies | ASU News | The ... | Pretend Play | Scoop.it
ASU's Child Study Laboratory, which includes a playground and classrooms, prepares children for success by using previous research to work with children on social skills and self-regulation. An ASU law professor supports ...
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What Is Self-Regulation? | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog

What Is Self-Regulation? | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog | Pretend Play | Scoop.it
Self-regulation is one of those odd things that most people are unable to define, but EVERYONE notices when it's missing. Check out this ... Oh, I've got colorful stories to tell about each one of those symptoms – but I digress.
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Fine-tuning the way kids play to unlock better learning opportunities - Globe and Mail

Fine-tuning the way kids play to unlock better learning opportunities - Globe and Mail | Pretend Play | Scoop.it
Globe and MailFine-tuning the way kids play to unlock better learning opportunitiesGlobe and Mail... in a research lab at Temple University in Philadelphia. Picture private-eye costumes and the narrative arc of a mystery novel, to start.
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Betty Skeet's curator insight, May 14, 2014 11:29 AM

This is not new but it is worth considering: Fine-tuning the way kids play to unlock better learning opportunities

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Anorexic girls, is alarm in England - West - Welfare Society Territory

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West - Welfare Society TerritoryAnorexic girls, is alarm in EnglandWest - Welfare Society TerritoryAccording to some observers, even if they are not mainly responsible for this situation, social networks and the Web exacerbated the problem.
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