A major reason for poor performance in mathematics in Nigeria is that lessons in primary schools are not centred on pupils and activities.
With parents trying to work from home while schools and daycare services are closed, some children may get more screen time than usual during COVID-19 social distancing.
In our increasingly datafied world, there is a clear need to develop and disseminate responsible approaches for handling data for and about children.
Families should establish new daily routines, avoid bombarding children with current events or exposing them to misinformation, and practice basic methods that keep anxiety in check.
Active learning brings new knowledge to children and to their community.
Keeping kids active in winter can be a challenge, as cold temperatures and icy conditions often mean more time indoors. Here's how to maintain a healthy activity level throughout Canadian winters.
It's natural for children to be aware of the stress adults may be feeling about the COVID-19 pandemic. Child psychologists offer some practical advice for parents on how to talk to their kids.
Grownups don't get taller, but they can grow in other ways.
The decline in US birth weight is somewhat of a puzzle for public health researchers.
Stay calm, stick to the facts and talk to your children about your own feelings on the coronavirus and COVID-19 disease.
Second-generation migrants in Britain report more discrimination.
A scholar who researches this underreported criminal behavior recommends four steps to root it out.
In this time of natural destruction, children's books featuring Australian wildlife are critical to fostering environmental awareness in the next generation.
The health and rights of children and adolescents, particularly the most marginalised and vulnerable, are under immediate threat from climate change, corporate actors and growing inequities.
The number of births in the United States have been falling for the last three decades, reaching their lowest number in 32 years.
Becoming friends with classmates from different backgrounds can help people reject negative stereotypes. And teachers are able to help make that happen.
Stay-at-home parents have a hard time reentering the workforce after spending time away.
It doesn't work, so why do so many parents do it?
Since caffeine is in so many different foods and drinks, it's easy for kids – or grownups – to get more than they should without realizing it.
Parents who use screens excessively in front of their kids may unwittingly sow the seeds of screen addiction and its consequences.