Adolescents participating in wilderness and adventure therapy programs are at significantly less risk of injury than those playing football and are three times less likely to visit the emergency room for an injury than if they were at home, a new study by University of New Hampshire researchers finds. These [...]Read more ›
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Environmental education programs that took middle school students outdoors to learn helped minority students close a gap in environmental literacy, according to research from North Carolina State University. The study, published March 22 in PLOS ONE, showed that time outdoors seemed to impact African-American and Hispanic students more than Caucasian [...]Read more ›
1/16/2013 College students who aren’t studying hard may have their parents’ financial support to blame.Read more ›
1/15/2013 New research synthesizes studies of English reading outcomes for Spanish-dominant English language learners (ELLs) in elementary schools.Read more ›
1/15/2013 Education researchers Paul Hanselman and Geoffrey D. Borman have evaluated the impact of literacy instruction in grades 3 through 5. Their findings were published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis (EEPA) in Online First. EEPA is a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association.Read more ›
1/3/2013 A study by Johns Hopkins researchers has shown that a widely accepted model of long-term memory formation — that it hinges on a single enzyme in the brain — is flawed.Related PostsDisappearing Bacterium May Protect Against Stroke Babies begin learning language from their mothers while in womb Electric stimulation [...]Read more ›