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Montessori Socially and Academically Superior to Traditional Education, Study Says
Research published in the September 29, 2006 issue of Science shows notable academic and social benefits to the Montessori method of education which emphasizes self-directed learning, small groups, minimal grading and testing, independence, responsibility a...
Poor Readers Show Higher Risk of Suicide, Dropout
Adolescents with reading problems are more likely to drop out of school and to consider suicide, a Wake Forest University Study shows. Researchers tracked 188 high school students for three years. They found that 25 percent of students testing in the lowe...
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Reading from Realistic Picture-Books Speeds Toddler Learning
A study by University of Queensland and University of Virginia researchers shows that reading to toddlers from books with high iconicity, or images resembling those of real life, helps them learn about the world around them faster. One hundred thirty-two c...
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Reading Troubles Lead To Depression, Anxiety In Disadvantaged Children
Difficulties in reading may precede depression and anxiety, especially for children from low-income families, report researchers from the University of Delaware and West Chester University of Pennsylvania. A study of 105 children age four to 12 published ...
Good Instruction Not Enough For Low-Income Students
Providing comprehensive instruction by quality teachers is all it takes to raise the famously dire reading scores of low-income schools, right? Wrong. A new study realeased by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that school and classroom...
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PsychBriefs: August 19 - 25, 2007
Our weekly wrap-up of news, interesting research, and noteworthy happenings in the worlds of psychiatry, psychology, and social work. Boys with Reading Problems Fare Better with Female Teachers A study of 175 third- and fourth-grade boys in a ten-week read...
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