Kids are spending more time in front of screens than ever before. Should parents take away their toddler’s iPad?
By LaTina Emerson
It’s common these days to see everyone from young children to grandparents texting, watching videos, checking social media and playing games on smartphones and tablets. On average, kids are… more »
What happens to children when they participate in shared reading? Does it make a difference to their learning? Professor Peggy Albers gives us some insight in this piece for The Conversation.
Stories do not just develop children’s literacy; they convey values, beliefs, attitudes and social norms which, in turn, shape children’s perceptions of reality.
College of Education & Human Development Professor Julie Washington and Assistant Professor Nicole Patton-Terry have received a four-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to develop one of four national Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs – epicenters of research on learning disabilities.
Washington and Patton-Terry will focus on African… more »