Latest Educational stages Stories

2009-08-04 07:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A consortium of adult-serving colleges and universities has launched a new initiative aimed at adult learners seeking better information in choosing an institution offering degrees through distance education.

2009-07-24 07:38:12

Dr Geoff Hayward from Oxford University funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, who led the research points out, a high proportion of those with combined academic and vocational qualifications gained their qualifications in state-school sixth forms and have importantly similar backgrounds to the traditional academic applicants.

2009-07-02 10:15:00

To ensure that all children enter elementary school with the foundation they need for success, a major national initiative is needed to improve early childhood mathematics education, says a new report from the National Research Council.

2009-06-16 07:10:00

KILLEEN, Texas, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Four-year-old Daniel is starting his first day of school, or "escuela," as Daniel's mother translates from Spanish.

2009-06-02 07:30:00

Many children who are retained in kindergarten, first or third grade for academic reasons do not subsequently receive a document outlining the individualized special education services they should receive.

2009-05-15 09:49:32

Young children learn how to speak and understand language from the words parents speak at home and teachers speak in preschool. A new longitudinal study has found that their preschool classmates also play a part.

2009-03-10 15:35:00

If the teacher is not capable of understanding the perspective of six year olds then the child's learning becomes unnecessarily difficult, or in some cases the child's interest in learning may not be aroused at all.

2009-02-17 12:00:00

University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School for Communication Finds Curriculum Benefits Teachers and Students JACKSON, Miss., Feb.

2009-02-09 13:21:42

Contrary to conventional wisdom, preschoolers don't move around a lot, even when they're playing outside, U.S. researchers said.

2009-01-26 18:21:11

Children's playtime is a fundamental way youngsters can learn, an education professor in Illinois says. University of Illinois Professor Anne Haas Dyson said unstructured playtime in preschool and kindergarten may actually stunt a child's development. In a statement, she said playtime for children is a fundamental avenue for learning.

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