Science & Technology

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Technology no substitute for reading time

Leading children's author Mem Fox finds it ''heartbreaking'' to see small children left alone with smartphones and tablets to entertain themselves, saying an increasing reliance on technology to teach children how to read could inhibit their empathy and social skills. Fox said parents must keep reading books - either paper or ebooks - with their [...]

US to Research Growth Mindsets in Education

Earlier this year in the US, the White House issued a statement on their website saying that enhancing methods for measuring students’ mindsets should be a key focus in future educational research.   This signals a shift away from the traditional approach of purely assessing students based on their grades, or improvements in grades.   [...]