Articles about child development


UI College of Education brings advanced science education to rural areas

Last updated: 05/22/2018

It’s just after 3:30 p.m. on a recent Tuesday and Atlantic Middle School, and science teacher Kara Martin is passing out Pringles potato chips. But instead of popping the chips i

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What to Do If You Meet a Gifted Kid in the Wild – This Undeserved Life

Last updated: 05/22/2018

You’ve seen them on tv – Reid on Criminal Minds, Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory or Young Sheldon, the brothers Crane from Frasier. Gifted people, geniuses in layspeak, full o

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Wrightsville Beach Elementary students explore their passions with Shark Tank projects

Last updated: 05/22/2018

By Daja Terry Intern From wristbands that hold daily reminders to jewelry that would raise awareness—and money—for endangered animals, students at Wrightsville Beach Elementary

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Adventures in Free Range Learning with Laura Grace Weldon

Last updated: 05/19/2018

In this episode: Janet speaks with pioneering homeschool practitioner and advocate Laura Grace Weldon, author of the best-selling book Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Change

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Focusing on Families: A Two-Generation Model for Reducing Parents’ Stress and Boosting Preschoolers’ Self-Regulation and Attention

Last updated: 05/19/2018

Eric Pakulak, Melissa Gomsrud, Mary Margaret Reynolds, Theodore A. Bell, Ryan J. Giuliano, Christina M. Karns, Scott Klein, Zayra N. Longoria, Lauren Vega O'Neil, Jimena Santillán

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Five Fairy Tales that Smash Stereotypes

Last updated: 05/18/2018

Many well-known fairy tales feature stereotypes: the evil old witch, the female-in-distress, the heroic male, and the happily-ever-after that involves heterosexual marriage into a

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Klaus Flugge Prize Shortlist

Last updated: 05/18/2018

Last night the shortlist for the 2018 Klaus Flugge Prize was revealed by Lauren Child, the current Children’s Laureate, at a special event at Foyles Charing Cross. Set up to hono

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Nicola Davies: How Nature Can Inspire Creative Writing

Last updated: 05/18/2018

Children's author and zoologist Nicola Davies is passionate about the natural world. Here she shares some fantastic ideas for inspiring children to write by encouraging them to lis

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Nurturing Your Gifted Toddler

Last updated: 05/18/2018

The pediatrician looked up from his checklist and asked, “how many words can she say?” and I kind of looked at him funny. “It’s okay if she’s not saying a lot right now.

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Review: Perfectionism … “Never Good Enough”

Last updated: 05/16/2018

Great Potential Press has just released a new book by Lisa Van Gemert entitled, Perfectionism A Practical Guide to Managing “Never Good Enough”. And, well … it’s as close t

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