The psychological process by which children gain and retain knowledge. For questions on how to teach, please see the "Teaching" tag. For more general questions on providing information and instruction, see the "Education" tag. For questions specific to a school environment, see the "School" tag.
What are the early indicators to help determine if a child should be evaluated for Dyslexia? At what age can the signs first be detected?
I have a 10 year old daughter who has been struggling with school for the past 3 years. She struggles in reading and math and just seems to not get it. There was a time she would even cry when it was ...
Our 15 month old has yet to speak any words. He seems to hear well enough, and will, when it suits him, listen to us when we ask things of him ("go get your ball!", etc). He's engaged with the world ...
There are many social ills in any society. We are using a hypothetical society where most people are "thieves" as an easy example. We do not want to discuss the definition of thief. We want to discuss ...
My wife and I have read Carrol Dwecks book "Mindset" and buy into her thought process and studies. The book explains how praising for abilities rather than efforts has unintended long term ...
I've heard about a method that uses the unstructured presentation of dots to teach younger kids numbers and basic arithmetic. Can anyone tell me the name of this method? Or if you know of other ...
My two year old is just starting to learn counting. A few weeks ago, if he saw two of an item, eg a clock, he would say "clock clock". In the last week, he started saying "two clock". Although he can ...
My son is 3.5 and knows his alphabets well. Now I want to tech him words, any suggestions on what videos / cartoons would be apt. Of course I am talking about English. Currently I am checking out ...
I am going to buy a PC for my kid as a birthday present, so I'm thinking how to use it educationally. Of course, an obvious choice is teaching him how to program. I'm not asking what age should a kid ...