News tagged with teaching children

English sinks in better with pop music

Recent research from the University of Twente shows that studying the English language is easier for pupils when pop music is being used. In addition, the pupils are more motivated as a result. The teaching method ...

dateApr 03, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Why children should be taught philanthropy

"Philanthropy" is usually a word we associate with the world of adults and rich people. Increasingly though, children from a spread of socio-economic backgrounds are participating in and learning about what it means to be ...

dateAug 20, 2013 in Social Sciences
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School-in-a-bag reduces drop-out rates

A more flexible approach to teaching methods and better community support could reduce school drop-out in high HIV-prevalence areas in sub-Saharan Africa. Findings from a project led by London's Institute of Education and ...

dateNov 28, 2011 in Social Sciences
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