Teachers are right in selecting age-appropriate scientific models and teaching these in age-appropriate ways – even though the science they present isn’t the whole story.
A study showed that, on average, more greenery around primary schools was associated with better NAPLAN scores. Higher exposure to traffic-related pollution was associated with poorer scores.
As children’s self-regulatory capacities and the prefrontal regions of their brains develop, so does their ability to carry out their future intentions.
To tell a lie, a child must first understand that other people can have different beliefs and knowledge than they do, and that these beliefs can be false.