Why do more women than men enroll in education after high school? Differences in teen reading skills may shed light on the college gender gap.
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Animated digital books that respond to children's voices can help kids get involved with their own learning and control the action
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Regardless of their risk for facing learning, attention, or behavioral development problems, reading to kids is associated with better vocabulary skills.
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"Humanity has been lodging the same complaints against 'kids these days' for at least 2,600 years," if not longer. A new study suggests why.
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A readiness test can accurately predict which kids will be doing well in school 18 months later and who could use some more support.
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Brain maps offer evidence that podcasts, audiobooks, and reading fire up our brains in very similar ways.
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A new study could help develop tests that identify dyslexia before a child falls behind.
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Traits like confidence and curiosity may help kids better take on math and reading than traits like diligence, a new study shows.
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