Child Development

Facebook student

Facebook can help improve students’ academic performance

Facebook is usually seen as the largest social network site for people to communicate with others. It is very popular in students. For example, more...
Sign language

Learning a sign language can improve your native language

A sign language is a language using hand shapes, orientation and movement of the hands, arms or body to convey meaning. It is usually...
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Hand gesture: a better way to learn foreign words

Nowadays picture dictionaries become quite popular. Instead of just giving bilingual word lists, these dictionaries provide vivid pictures about the word meaning. A typical item...
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Hand gesture can help 2-year-olds learn words

When we learn new knowledge, it is better to get the information from more than one channel. For example, when we learn knowledge about a...
Child passenger safety

First lesson for new parents: use car safety seats correctly

Car safety seats (CSSs) now are commonly used when parents travel with kids by car. In the US, all 50 states have laws that...
Digital games

Digital games may help students develop critical thinking skills

Game-based learning has gained lots of attention in science and education fields. Previous research has focused on game playing in various fields, such as biology,...
Dancing

Dancing statistics

Learning scientific knowledge is different from learning sports, acting, or playing music instruments, in which you need to view, listen, touch, and perform. Most scientific...
Learning math

Hand gesture, a powerful way to learn math

Gestures play an important role in our daily communication. Whenever you talk with your friends, family members, colleagues, boss, or even a stranger, you use...
Sports at school

Sports can improve children’s school performance and health

When I was in elementary school, I studied very hard to become a top student. Even in the physical education class, I tried my...
Happy eating

How does food change the timing of puberty?

Puberty is a special phase for individual development. During puberty, a child goes through a series of physical and psychological changes, which help him/her...