Author: Editor

From the editorial team at The Education Wire.

How to avoid raising a materialistic child

If you’re a parent, you may be concerned that materialism among children has been on.

Children with autism, developmental delays nearly 50% more likely to be overweight

A new study by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the University of Pennsylvania.

Social media help young people to explore sexuality

We need to get away from the idea that social media has a negative impact.

Children’s violent video game play associated with increased physical aggressive behaviour

Dartmouth analysis of multiple studies demonstrates how effect varies across ethnicity

Asking questions, testing improves student learning of new material

Jason Chan makes a point to periodically interrupt his lecture and ask students a question.

Insufficient sleep associated with risky behaviour in teens

Mental health issues, substance abuse, accidents more likely for high school students sleeping less than six hours per night

The whole day matters for cognitive development in children

New study from CHEO Research Institute shows children who meet screen and sleep time recommendations have improved cognition

First-born children more likely to learn about sex from parents

Men consistently report lower parental involvement in sex education than women

Instilling persistence in children

Encouraging children “to help,” rather than asking them to “be helpers,” can instill persistence as.

Depressed teens, depressed parents

Treating depression in teens may benefit parents’ mental health, too, study finds