Playing chess improves learning

In the study of Smith and Cage “The treatment group scored significantly higher than the control group on post-test measures of mathematics achievement, F (1, 38) = 4.14, p [...]

Elisabeth Torras 3 comments

Children with dyslexia don’t need early intervention, we must wait for their maduration.

  Students with reading difficulties  are perceived as lazy, not hardworking, slow childs but, nevertheless, more and more evidence demonstrate that this statement is untrue. The evidence shows that there [...]

Josep Maria Canal 4 comments

Students should not be given school homework.

I have heard many times that giving school homework to children and adolescents is negative for them because they would get stressed. I have also heard that children spend [...]

Marta Font 3 comments

Students benefit from grade repetition

Many teachers and parents think that repetition is a good measure for those students who have not reached the objectives of the course. They say that they are students [...]

Gontzal Uriarte 5 comments

Cognitive flexibility develops earlier than previously thought

Cognitive flexibility has been measured as a unique characteristic in adult brains. However, scientists have less tools to assess cognitive flexibility during early infancy. A recent study has shown [...]

Andrea Khalfaoui no comments

Writing collaboratively: elected or imposed, which is better?

This study set out to compare the nature of student-selected and teacher-assigned pairs while they were engaged in collaborative writing. The fact that students work in pairs or small [...]

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Community support prevent sexual violence during COVID-19 pandemic

The pandemic context sorrounded COVID-19 evidence the need to create strong community support in order to faster prevent violence from happening and aslo act in case of need (Chanchlani [...]

Ana Vidu 2 comments

Interactive Groups in the second language promote the acquisition of skills

Interaction, participation and collaboration are considered key factors in the acquisition of foreign language skills. SEAs such as Interactive Groups (IG) create favourable conditions in which these three factors [...]

Ane López de Aguileta no comments

Early language exposure impact on later abilities

Children’s early language exposure affects their later language skills, cognitive abilities, and academic achievement, and large disparities in language exposure are associated with family socioeconomic status. However, there is [...]

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Own houses are not always a safer place for children during confinement caused by COVID-19

The confinement caused by COVID-19 has forced everyone to be in their homes to protect themselves from the coronavirus. However, this has also had negative consequences for many people [...]

Ana Vidu 2 comments
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