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2008-09-26 13:30:00

Children who play video games on a daily basis may be improving their concentration, behavior and math attainment, according to a Scottish study.

2008-09-26 12:00:29

By ANDREW DENHOLM EDUCATION CORRESPONDENT COMPUTER games have been shown to boost maths attainment in a pioneering study in Scottish schools. Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS), the curriculum development organisation analysed the effect of the educational game Brain Training from Dr Kawashima .

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2008-08-29 12:15:00

Scottish pupils should have access to social networking sites in schools according to a Westminster government and industry adviser.

2008-07-02 15:00:14

By ANDREW DENHOLM EDUCATION CORRESPONDENT THE Scottish Government has ordered urgent changes to the country's new science curriculum after a damning assessment by leading scientists.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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