News tagged with kindergartens
(HealthDay)—Blood lead levels (BLLs) of 5 µg/dL or greater correlate with reduced reading readiness at entry to kindergarten, according to a study published online May 13 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics May 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Adding captivating visuals to a textbook lesson to attract children's interest may sometimes make it harder for them to learn, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Supplementing children's diets with fish oil, enrolling them in quality preschool, and engaging them in interactive reading all turn out to be effective ways to raise a young child's intelligence, according to a new report ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 25, 2013 | 3.4 / 5 (10) | 2 |
To prevent negative behavior among children, the work must start early.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cutting screen time and not rewarding children's good behaviour with sweets are among the steps parents could take to reduce overweight and obesity in children before they start school, according to research by the University ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Most kindergarten children in the United States are up to date on their vaccinations, a new government report finds.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Kansas State University researcher and writing team are developing ways for nursing home residents and elementary school students to learn in a shared setting: an intergenerational classroom.
Other Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a longitudinal study of 6,250 children from across the US, researchers found that, when compared with children who were never obese, boys and girls whose obesity persisted from the start of kindergarten through fifth grade ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 14, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- For Jennifer Stella, it's a question of informed consent. Her son had a seizure after getting childhood vaccinations and her daughter suffered a "head-to-toe" eczema outbreak; she says parents should ...
Health Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A University of British Columbia researcher has developed a simple two-question test to screen kindergarten-aged children for future anxiety disorders - the most commonly reported mental health concern among children.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For children with dyslexia, the trouble begins even before they start reading and for reasons that don't necessarily reflect other language skills. That's according to a report published online on April 5 in Current Biology, that f ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
The youngest children in the classroom are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) -- and prescribed medication -- than their peers in the same grade, according to a ...
Attention deficit disorders Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Preschools help children prepare for the rigors of grade schoolespecially children who come from a minority family, a poor family, or whose parents don't provide high-quality interactions. The results of a new study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
High-quality early child care isn't important just for children, but for their mothers, too. That's the conclusion of a new study by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin; the study appears in the journal Child De ...
Health Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Attentiveness in kindergarten accurately predicts the development of "work-oriented" skills in school children, according to a new study published by Dr. Linda Pagani, a professor and researcher at the University of Montreal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0