A new app facilitates number and arithmetic learning in children with special educational needs
Researchers at the Campus de Alcoi of the Universitat Politècnica de València have created a new app that facilitates number and arithmetic learning in children between five and eight with special educational ...
Child development expert says parents must set the tone when it comes to children's Christmas lists
The best gift parents can give their children for Christmas may be helping them understand less can be more, according to a Kansas State University child development expert who has advice on what gifts are best to give young ...
Napster co-founder to invest in allergy research
(AP)—Napster co-founder Sean Parker missed most of his final year in high school and has ended up in the emergency room countless times because of his deadly allergy to nuts, shellfish and other foods.
More than half of all children in the US will likely live with an unmarried mother
More than half of all American children will likely live with an unmarried mother at some point before they reach age 18, according to a report issued by Princeton University and Harvard University.
School results boosted by improved focus in class
Researchers from the University of Adelaide say attempts to improve children's attentiveness in the early years could be rewarded with better literacy and maths abilities by ages 6-7 years.
Child in school class can be bully, victim and defender at the same time
Primary school pupils are sometimes the bully, the victim and the defender all at the same time. That is because groups of friends exist within a school class where a child usually defends its own group, is sometimes regarded ...
Indian children to benefit from new School in the Cloud
Prof Sugata Mitra's vision to create seven Schools in the Cloud to help children everywhere tap into their innate sense of wonder is another step closer.
Health issues highlighted in Child Poverty Monitor
Although the just released second annual Child Poverty Monitor has revealed a small decrease in the number of New Zealand children living in income poverty, researchers involved in its preparation say there is still much ...
Child poverty pervasive in large American cities, new report shows
Years after the end of the Great Recession, child poverty remains widespread in America's largest cities. A paper just released by the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP), a research center based at Columbia University's ...
LEGO bricks build better mathematicians
A study carried out by the University of Derby has found that LEGO plays a vital role in the development of maths skills in children.
Sweet-smelling breath to help diabetes diagnosis in children
The potential to quickly diagnose children with type 1 diabetes before the onset of serious illness could be achieved using a simple, non-invasive breath test, according to new research published today.
Engineers develop gift guide for parents
Faculty and staff in Purdue University's College of Engineering have come up with a holiday gift guide that can help engage children in engineering concepts.
Comprehensive analysis of children's rights in 190 countries
Twenty-five years ago this month, the countries that compose the United Nations reached a landmark agreement that laid the foundation for much-needed strengthening of children's rights and protections in ...
Having children does not lead to more sickness absence
Women with children are not more absent from work, do not receive more social insurance benefits and do not have higher mortality rates than most other employees. These findings are the result of a recent, comprehensive Norwegian ...