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What Kind of Support System Is Best For Your Child?

How good is the support system for your child? (Fotolia)
How good is the support system for your child? (Fotolia)

This series of 10 articles on ‘How Children Learn Best’ is written by Canadian Citizen Pat Kozyra who has been teaching in the classroom for...




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    The importance of play for children

    This series of 10 articles on ‘How Children Learn Best’ is written by Canadian Citizen Pat Kozyra who has been teaching in the classroom for... Read more

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    Who Is to Teach Ethics to the University?

    The narratives that help illustrate the lack of professional ethics at American universities occur with greater and greater frequency, though most often we fail to... Read more

  • "Broadly, life expectancy is increasing, but those with more education are reaping most of the benefits," Virginia Chang says. (Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

    Lack of Education May Be as Deadly as Smoking

    A new study offers yet more evidence that higher levels of education are linked to living longer. Researchers looked at data on more than a... Read more

  • FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2015 file photo, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

    Senate to Vote on Revision to No Child Education Law

    WASHINGTON €”— More than a decade after No Child Left Behind Act established annual testing and a bigger federal role in the nation’s public schools,... Read more

  • Junior and senior high school students listen as US President Barack Obama speaks on the interest rates of federal subsidized student loans at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Virginia, May 4, 2012. (Saul Loeb/AFP/GettyImages)

    Legal Aid Vs Private Practice: Do University Fees Dictate Job Choices?

    Despite Education Minister Christopher Pyne’s failure to get university fee deregulation passed in the Senate, it remains quite likely that fees will rise one way... Read more

  • "The results reconfirm that the lifetime return on a college education is large," says ChangHwan Kim. "However, the net lifetime value of a college education is smaller than what previous studies claim without controlling for these certain factors." (Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

    Added Details Trim Value of College Degree

    A new study confirms the significant long-term economic benefits of getting a college education. ChangHwan Kim of the University of Kansas says the research team... Read more

  • In this July 9, 2015 photo, members of the Vermont Geographic Alliance walk across campus at Castleton State College in Castleton, Vt., where they are attending a summer institute. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)

    The Name Game: Colleges Rebrand to Get More Students

    CASTLETON, Vt.—What’s in a name? For colleges looking to gain prestige along with more students and precious out-of-state tuition dollars, plenty. Faced with declining enrollment,... Read more

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    It’s a Mess: Graduate Schools Are Failing to Prepare Students for Jobs

    Arthur Levine, the head of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, has been a vituperative critic of teacher education programs for years. His recent announcement... Read more

  • A cranky disposition, a low frustration point, a tendency to throw tantrums, and hyperactivity can all signal that your child isn’t getting enough sleep. (Fotolia)

    How Important is Sleep for Your Child?

    This series of 10 articles on ‘How Children Learn Best’ is written by Canadian Citizen Pat Kozyra who has been teaching in the classroom for... Read more

  • "Learning about negative numbers is one of the first times that kids learn about abstract numbers—it's a gateway to more abstract learning,'' said Jessica Tsang. (Tony Webster/CC BY 2.0)

    Seeing Symmetry Helps Kids Get Negative Numbers

    A new classroom strategy uses visual symmetry to teach children the often baffling concepts surrounding negative numbers. Further, using symmetry appears to have helped not... Read more

  • Americans owed nearly $1.2 trillion in student loan debt as of March 2015, more than three times the amount of debt from just a decade ago. But is student loan debt really a crisis? (Hxdbzxy/iStock)

    Is Student Loan Debt Really a Crisis?

    Americans owed nearly $1.2 trillion in student loan debt as of March 2015, more than three times the amount of debt from just a decade... Read more

  • Before getting a smartphone, study participants believed the device would help them in their college studies—giving an average answer of 3.88 out of a 5, with 5 meaning strongly agree. A year later, the average answer was 1.68. (Anatolii Babii/iStock)

    New Users Say iPhones Hinder Learning

    After a year with a smartphone, people who hadn’t used one before reported that the devices had a negative impact on their learning. “Smartphone technology... Read more

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    Ranking Universities on Excellent Teaching Will Be Better for Everyone

    The quality of teaching at universities has emerged as one of the key priorities for the new Conservative majority government. In a recent speech to... Read more

  • The gift of music is one of the best things we can give our children. Music is an integral part of our culture. Music has been everywhere since the beginning of time. (Fotolia)

    The Importance of Music for Children

    This series of 10 articles on ‘How Children Learn Best’ is written by Canadian Citizen Pat Kozyra who has been teaching in the classroom for... Read more

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    Curriculum Matters When It Comes to Kindergarten Friendships

    Friendship is often described as a major outcome of early childhood inclusive classrooms that support all children, irrespective of their abilities. Friendships provide children with... Read more

  • Pupils use tablets during courses in a classroom at the Leonard de Vinci “connected” middle school in Saint-Brieuc, western France, on Sept. 12, 2013. (Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

    Can Millennials Pay Attention to Classwork While Texting, Tweeting and Being on Facebook?

    It’s hard not to notice the connection of today’s youth to technology. Fused to their smartphones around the clock, they prefer screens to paper and... Read more


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