Executive function is one of the hottest areas in education, but a new federal report suggests educators need better ways to measure the effectiveness of the many interventions being developed to improve it.
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New research and applications may help young children with both normal hearing and deafness improve their literacy.
December 24, 2015
Reading gaps that yawn at the start of school can remain through a student's academic career, finds a longitudinal study.
December 21, 2015
Touchscreen use among early toddlers is becoming more prevalent, and may open new avenues for assessment, according to a new study.
July 02, 2015
Researchers from the National Institutes of Mental Health find stark sex differences and gaps in mental health diagnoses in the prescription of antipsychotic drugs, even for very young children.
June 24, 2015
A new report tries to take hot education research terms on social-emotional intelligence and create a coherent guide for practitioners.
June 15, 2015
A new federal research study works to pinpoint areas of the brain used for listening, speaking, and paying attention, and how they change as a child grows.
June 04, 2015
Education researchers discuss a new longitudinal study on the effects of drug use at the quarterly meeting of the Education Department's research advisory board.
April 16, 2015
The National Research Council announced plans to update a landmark study of learning science.
April 06, 2015
For young adolescents, peers' views on the risk of an activity can be more important than their own, a new study suggests.