Latest News for: Learn children


Urban traffic noise causes song learning deficits in birds

Phys Dot Org 13 May 2021
A new study by researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology and colleagues shows that young zebra finches, just like children, are particularly vulnerable to the effects of noise because of its potential to interfere with learning at a critical developmental stage.

Diane Wynn: Excellence should be attainable for all students

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 13 May 2021
As a mother of two children with learning challenges, I have long known the disparities plaguing our education system. The reasons why some children succeed in their education, and others do not, are varied and widespread ... But many of these schools are still failing to provide a quality education to our children ... Not all students learn the same way.

Personal and spiritual growth: building on Primary answers

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 13 May 2021
While I understand some of the biological and environmental forces that shape my children’s experiences, this insight has not made parenting significantly easier ... Whether we connect with God as children or find our spiritual path later in life, we progress through different stages of learning and growth.

Senate passes bill that would enable parents to hold children back

Herald-Standard 13 May 2021
The state Senate voted 48-0 on Wednesday to pass a bill that will allow parents to have their children repeat their current grade level for the 2021-22 school year due to learning disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic ... “The pandemic has taught us that every child learns differently.

NYC parents file crowdfunded lawsuit demanding reopening of schools

New York Post 13 May 2021
Arguing that the continued disruption of schooling is severely damaging city kids, the suit wants a judge to force the immediate return of full-time in-person learning. The suit includes wrenching personal accounts from parents who said their children have grown disinterested, isolated, and even suicidal.

Commentary: Maria Fotopoulos — Building bridges for kids to value wildlife

Journal Courier 13 May 2021
So my wish for learning-loving children — if I had a magic wand — would be to ensure there was more emphasis in school curriculum about the essential value of the natural world and biodiversity to engender a love and appreciation for the world’s wildlife, and the role each species plays in keeping Earth in balance.

Rotuman community celebrate 'unique' language with song, dance

RNZ 13 May 2021
Children gathered at a South Auckland community hub on Wednesday night, singing songs and learning basic Rotuman words and phrases as part of this week's Rotuman language celebrations ... Here's what some of the children involved had to say. ... "It's been really fun for me to learn my culture.

Free Reading Resources Now Available for All Tennessee Families of K-2 Children

The Knoxville Focus 13 May 2021
Reading and strong literacy skills open doors of opportunity for children throughout their education and well after they graduate ... As a parent, I hope all Tennessee families will order the free At-Home Decodable Book series to support their children in learning and reading together.”.

Military veteran, cancer survivor helps kids learn to code through video games

The Florida Times Union 13 May 2021
Children learn these skills as they are taught to build video games at Code Ninjas, an international company founded in 2016 ... At the Ponte Vedra center, which opened in April, children ages 7 to 14 can learn how to code in a fun, safe, and social learning environment where gaming is celebrated, and STEM is cool.

Military families play for free all summer at Children’s Museum

Union Leader 13 May 2021
DOVER — Armed Forces Day, this Saturday, will be the start of the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire’s Military Appreciation Summer ... Guests can show a military ID at the front desk to receive free admission for the military member, dependent children and spouse ... To learn more, visit

Gaslight Theatre kids' summer drama camp enrollment ends Friday

Enid News & Eagle 13 May 2021
Young performers will get a chance to climb Jack’s famous beanstalk as they learn the ins and outs of the theater this summer ... Children will participate in acting, singing and dancing classes, as well as learn the basics of auditioning, set design, construction and costuming. Older students also will learn about lighting and set design.

Faith Family announces summer nutrition program

Waxahachie Daily Light 13 May 2021
Bringing healthy summer meals to children ensures kids have a healthy vacation and return to school ready to learn ...Faith Family wants to provide good nutrition year-round so children may learn, grow and succeed in life,” said Greg Mozley, Child Nutrition Director at Faith Family Academy.

Texas Black teen graduates from college at 15, will pursue MBA

The Grio 13 May 2021
“There’s a lot of racist issues in these schools, especially from these teachers that no one holds accountable, and the children pay the price,” William Schlitz says ... In the Taylor Schlitz household, with parents who value education and passed it onto their children, mediocre learning inside traditional school was not an option.

Wickliffe Public Library encourages environmentalism early through 'Neighborhood Forest'

The Concord Township News-Herald 13 May 2021
Overall, the organization gave away a record 18,500 trees to children in 35 states for Earth Day 2021 ...Again, it is a wonderful learning experience for younger children, kindergarten to fourth grade, to learn about the environment and create a family memory.”.

Local women’s group awards High Hopes quarterly contributions

Williamson Herald 13 May 2021
Census shows one in five children have a disability. High Hopes is an inclusive environment where children with special needs play, learn and grow alongside their friends that are typically developing. “High Hopes equips children and families loving them and offers therapists, support, preschool and school age.