How students learn from their mistakes

Researchers at University of Southern California find that students who are focused on monitoring their own learning process, rather than on getting right answers, learn better over time.

Childhood connection to nature has many benefits but is not universally positive

A review finds a connection to nature is complex, as well as positive emotions, it can generate negative emotions linked to issues like climate change

Expand school digital literacy lessons to cover health technologies used by young people

Young people are accessing digital health technologies from a very young age. What are the implications?

Playtime with dad may improve children’s self-control

Children whose fathers make time to play with them from a very young age may find it easier to control their behaviour and emotions as they grow up, research suggests.

Children who have difficult relationships with their mothers are clingy towards teachers

USA based researchers found that these children are prone to being anxious, withdrawn, and overly shy.

Connectedness to nature makes children happier

This connection causes children to display more sustainable behaviours, which in turn gives them greater levels of happiness

Getting children to eat their greens? Both parents need to set an example

A positive example set by both the mother and the father promotes the consumption of.

Love matters: How parents’ love shapes children’s lives

Parents often put their own relationship on the back burner to concentrate on their children,.

Having fewer children reduced the education gap in China

Study finds women got more schooling, delayed parenthood

Short, intensive training improves children’s health

Short periods of intensive training motivates them to exercise, researchers claim.