Stacy Moore

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Anatomy Of A Dance Hit: Why We Love To Boogie With Pharrell

There's no doubt Pharrell's "Happy" is the biggest hit of the year so far. It spent 15 weeks at the top of the <i>Billboard</i> 100 and inspired hundreds of fan videos on YouTube.<p>Just a few weeks ago, six Iranian teenagers got arrested for posting a video of themselves dancing to the catchy song.<p>So what is …

Play

It’s the lack of this type of freedom that has led skeptics to question if today's schools could ever inspire true creativity. While there are …

10 Things Every Parent Should Know about Play

by Laurel Bongiorno <b>1. Children learn through their play.</b> Don’t underestimate the value of play. Children learn and develop:cognitive skills – like …

Play

To help students see learning as a process, their assessments need to reflect the same ethos, including lots of informal feedback so students can …

Autism risk rises 10 fold if first child has disorder

Children whose siblings have autism are 10 times more likely to be diagnosed with the condition, the largest ever study of its kind has found<p>Children are ten times more likely to be diagnosed with autism if they have a brother or sister with the developmental disorder, researchers at King’s College …

Talking about social class eases college achievement gap - Futurity

Hearing older students talk about social class helped first-generation college students reduce the social-class achievement gap by as much as 63 …

Achievement Gap

Here's Why The FDA Is Regulating E-Cigarettes

After years of almost no regulations, the FDA wants to put (some) restrictions on vaping.<p>Early today, the FDA—after years of saber-rattling—proposed new rules to regulate e-cigarettes. You may have heard something about this, since people in both camps are losing it.<p>**Ah, so the FDA is really …

How we all could benefit from synaesthesia

Sitting in a small, computer-lined room trying to remember a succession of different-coloured words scrolling past on a screen doesn't sound like the cutting edge of scientific research. However, academics at the University of East London are using word tests to assess the impact synaesthesia can …

Child bullying victims still suffering at 50 - study

<b>Children who are bullied can still experience negative effects on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, say researchers from King's College London.</b><p>Their study tracked 7,771 children born in 1958 from the age of seven until 50.<p>Those bullied frequently as children were at an …

Respite Holidays For Disabled People & Carers

Our brand new 2018 Summer Brochure is here, and it’s time to head outside and experience something out of the ordinary!

Disability

Attention: the "Holy Grail" of Learning (Part 3 of 14)

What is attention, and how does it work? Consider the satellite dish:<p>The signal from every satellite TV channel beams through the air at every …

Bullying: A Problem That Starts and Ends at Home

Unless it’s happening to your child, you probably haven’t given bullying a lot of thought. A bold Wisconsin town is trying to change that by hitting …

Pedagogy Postcard #16: Learning the language of learning

<i>A series of short posts about specific elements of teaching practice that I think are effective and make life interesting. Some are based on my own</i> …

Toddlers have 'an ear' for accents - Futurity

By two years of age, children are remarkably good at comprehending speakers who talk with regional accents that the toddlers have never heard before.

Parenting