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As a child progresses from one grade level to the next, there are certain behaviors parents and teachers can watch for to help recognize and rehabilitate subtle learning disabilities that could hinder the childâ€™s long-term academic career, said a developmental pediatrician at Baylor College of Medicine
A new study by researchers at the University of Missouri found that overweight children as young as 5 years old begin to have more feelings of depression, anxiety and loneliness than children of normal weight.
Overweight children, especially girls, show signs of the negative consequences of being overweight as early as kindergarten, U.S. researchers said.
As childhood obesity rates continue to increase, experts agree that more information is needed about the implications of being overweight as a step toward reversing current trends.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Hatch(R) (http://www.hatchearlychildhood.com), the national leader in providing developmentally appropriate computers and innovative technology solutions to the early childhood market, released six extensive, scientifically research-based resource documents to aid early childhood programs in applying for American Reinvestment & Recovery Act (ARRA) stimulus funding grants.
Early Reading Program Will Enhance Grade-Level Reading Skills For Over 3,000 Kindergarten and 1st Graders In All 12 District Elementary Schools beginning September, 2009 FLORENCE, Ky., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Headsprout Early Reading(TM), a leading scientifically-developed online reading program that enhances basic reading skills, today announces that the Boone County School District has approved the Headsprout Early Reading program for all of the 3,000+ Kindergarten & First Graders, in...
Early childhood development researchers have discovered that a simple, five-minute self-regulation game not only can predict end-of-year achievement in math, literacy and vocabulary, but also was associated with the equivalent of several months of additional learning in kindergarten.
An Israeli researcher tired of seeing her children sick says if teachers are taught the importance of hand washing, more children wash their hands.
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.
As thousands of students nationwide prepare to leave high school, a UC Davis study appearing online today in the June issue of the medical journal Pediatrics shows a clear link between attention problems early in school â€” as early as kindergarten â€” and lower high school test scores.