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Preschoolers with autism show gains after play-based program - UCLA Newsroom

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Preschoolers with autism show gains after play-based program
UCLA Newsroom
Treatments for autism spectrum disorder that appear promising in a research lab often don't work as well in real-life settings. But one intervention, developed over the past 15 years by UCLA scientists, has been shown to be effective in reducing ...

Ten Ways For Parents To Get On Top Of The College Admission Process - Forbes

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Ten Ways For Parents To Get On Top Of The College Admission Process
Forbes
Become a mentor as much as a parent. This is the moment you can begin to step back from your authoritative role to become a mentor, “guiding without steering.” Instead of telling your student what to do, you start asking open-ended and non-directive ...

Personalized Learning and Common Core: Mortal Enemies? - U.S. News & World Report

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Personalized Learning and Common Core: Mortal Enemies?
U.S. News & World Report
The goal of personalized learning is to tailor lessons for individual students to help them master content on their own schedule, whether it's faster or slower than their same-age peers. At its most extreme, personalized learning can also unfetter kids ...

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10 Things I've Learned in 10 Years of Homeschooling - GeekDad (blog)

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10 Things I've Learned in 10 Years of Homeschooling
GeekDad (blog)
Just when you think you have your kid's learning style nailed, or know in what kind of structure they thrive, you might get to enjoy it for a short while, but then, bam! The rules all change. Children are constantly growing: physically, mentally, and ...

Is homework a good idea or not? - CBBC Newsround - BBC News

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Is homework a good idea or not? - CBBC Newsround
BBC News
Currently, most primary schools in the UK set homework for their students. But is this a good thing or not?

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A lawyer rewrote Instagram's terms of use 'in plain English' so kids would know their privacy rights - Washington Post

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A lawyer rewrote Instagram's terms of use 'in plain English' so kids would know their privacy rights
Washington Post
It's no secret that teenagers love social media. Members of “Generation Z” can spend up to nine hours a day sharing photos on Instagram, consuming “content” on YouTube and talking to friends on Snapchat. (Just don't ask them to get excited about ...
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picoCTF - Computer Security Game for Middle & High School Students - Starts March 31st

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picoCTF - Computer Security Game for Middle and High School Students
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picoCTF is a computer security game targeted at middle and high school students, and is hosted by Carneige Mellon University. The game consists of a series of challenges centered around a unique storyline where participants must reverse engineer, break, hack, decrypt, or do whatever it takes to solve the challenge. The challenges are all set up with the intent of being hacked, making it an excellent, legal way to get hands-on experience. The contest runs from March 31, 2017 through April 14, 2017.

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Should Children Use Social Media? Online Safety, Privacy Contracts Pose Risks - International Business Times

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Should Children Use Social Media? Online Safety, Privacy Contracts Pose Risks
International Business Times
Children unknowingly surrender their rights to privacy online by agreeing to lengthy terms and conditions contracts on social media sites, according to a report released Wednesday by a U.K. government-sponsored internet safety commission. The task ...
Children in England sign over digital rights 'regularly and ...The Guardian

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With Personalized Learning, Every Student Can Succeed - Samsung Business Insights (blog)

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With Personalized Learning, Every Student Can Succeed
Samsung Business Insights (blog)
They can provide rich, real-time data to teachers to support positive and meaningful assessment of students to discover what should come next in individual learning journeys, and where pupils need more development as part of competency-based education.

5 Good Practices to Stay Safe in Social Media - BusinessZone (blog)

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5 Good Practices to Stay Safe in Social Media
BusinessZone (blog)
In addition to a strong password you can install apps like Social Media Vault and LogDog, which are active scanners, trying to detect any suspicious activities or alarming access from unknown devices. They are a major anti-hacking tool which safeguards ...

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