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Kids who participate in chores do better at school

Students participating in chores have better planning skills, self-regulation, working memory and execute tasks better, resulting in better academic performance. A new study conducted by PhD candidate from La Trobe University Deanna Tepper found a relationship between executive functions and ...

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The importance of early reading instruction

Professor Pamela Snow is head of the La Trobe Rural Health School and will soon become Professor of Cognitive Psychology in the School of Education at La Trobe. In this podcast, Snow talks about how blended reading approaches, which are ...

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How to prevent deaths in the great outdoors

Can you guess how many people have died during school outdoor education experiences in Australia between 1960 and 2002? At 128, it might be more than you imagined. Yet the number of deaths – shocking as it is – isn't the most sobering detail ...

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