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Jacobs Foundation
We seek to benefit future generations by providing children and young people with better opportunities for development.
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Krzysztof Cipora Jul 30
It is out 🎉🎉 One of the most challenging peer review processes I encountered, and a publication I was dreaming of since I learned about the journal , and myself are trying explain links between math and language to 8-11 year-olds
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Diese Zahlen aus Deutschland illustrieren, wie wichtig Betreuungsangebote für die Zufriedenheit von Familien sind.
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Jacobs Foundation Aug 4
School pressure, loneliness, stressed parents in a confined space: the corona crisis has also left psychological traces on many German children. This is the result of a study by the Hamburg University Hospital.
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Jacobs Foundation Aug 4
Schulischer Druck, Einsamkeit, gestresste Eltern auf engem Raum: Die Corona-Krise hat bei vielen Kindern in Deutschland psychische Spuren hinterlassen. Das beschreibt eine Studie des Hamburger Universitätsklinikums.
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Gillian Hayes Jul 30
Great work as always from and . If you care about teens and tech, read it:
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BOLD blog Aug 4
"Missing out on food has negative consequences for children’s cognition and attainment, with the greatest impact on those who are most disadvantaged."
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Jacobs Foundation Aug 4
Quality early education for children helps level the playing field. Nursery schools play a vital role supporting children in local communities.
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Jacobs Foundation Aug 3
Children aged eight, 10 and 12 years participated in the third wave of the Children's Worlds survey. Overall well-being decreased as children grew older as did their satisfaction with family life and school. Read the summary here:
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Jacobs Foundation Aug 2
Children’s Worlds completed the third wave of their international survey, asking over 128,000 children in 35 countries about their lives, thereby providing a unique perspective on the economic wealth, geography and culture of children worldwide:
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Jacobs Foundation Jul 31
New studies suggest that children can’t properly handle jigsaws until they’re four and that learning to play a musical instrument probably doesn’t boost cognitive skills or academic achievement.
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Jacobs Foundation Jul 31
As middle and high school math students talk through problems, they build camaraderie and gain greater conceptual understanding.
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Jacobs Foundation Jul 30
Is it Time to Drop ‘Finding the Main Idea’ and Teach Reading in a New Way?
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Jacobs Foundation Jul 28
Both see-through and pretend partitions promoted honesty in taking tests, psychology experiments show, suggesting simple environmental cues can nudge children to do the right thing.
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Rick Scobey Jul 28
Critical message on child malnutrition and COVID - cocoa industry is partnering with to accelerate training in early childhood development and nutrition in cocoa-growing communities
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Jacobs Foundation Jul 28
‘Self directed learning’ skills are key to making remote instruction work but many students lack the motivation they need to stay on task from home.
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Jacobs Foundation Jul 28
Reading matters: Books can make a big difference in a child's life and school performance; adults needed via
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BOLD blog Jul 28
“Collaborative learning will help pupils navigate the wider world, where progress and discoveries are rarely achieved by one person alone.”
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Jacobs Foundation Jul 27
Food supplements may improve brain health among young children in low income countries: Findings could have important implications for children's education and national development, say researchers
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Jacobs Foundation Jul 27
Early childhood education and care is crucial for the learning, development and well-being of children but despite its importance little is known about this sector. The publishes the first international survey that focuses on the workforce.
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Jacobs Foundation Jul 27
Early childhood education and care in the face of coronavirus A blogpost by Fellow Elizabeth Shuey
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