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Hearing & Reading Books At The Same Time Helps Kids’ Vocabulary

Moms – Ashley Wehrli When it comes to developing a child’s literacy and vocabulary skills, a new study has found that having a child listen to and read a story at the same time can make a big difference. Literacy skills are an important part of child development, and it can be a priority to a parent that their child has advanced skills growing up and they want to do whatever they can to help promote the tools needed to help. Parents have been led to believe that reading alone was enough to develop these skills, but it turns out that there is even more we can do to help. Read More:...

Project-based learning deepens science knowledge for 3rd graders in Michigan

The Conversation – Joseph S Krajcik and Barbara Schneider Our study evaluated 2,371 third graders in 46 Michigan schools. Approximately half of the sample received an intervention called Multiple Literacies in Project-Based Learning. The others received traditional science instruction. Read More:...

These 15 Coding Books Might Spark the Inner Programmer in Your Kid

Pop Sugar – Diana Riojas Introducing your kids to coding at a young age can set them up for success in more ways than one. Whether they decide to become the next Bill Gates or not, learning how to code can help young ones improve their cognitive and social-emotional skills. With computer science and other STEM fields continuing to grow, it’s smart to empower kids to problem-solve through coding — and allow them to learn how to build whatever they want. Read More:...

5 ways to spark your child’s interest in STEM

Cherokee Phoenix – Staff Writer The past year has revealed many things, and among them is the extent to which we rely on science to solve problems that impact our everyday lives. Scientists everywhere are making science cool and are an inspiration to kids. Children represent the future and are tomorrow’s scientists, so it’s in all our interests that they develop a love of science. Read More:...