early childhood

Later literacy success hinges on early handwriting lessons

July 31st, 2017

A new study has shown the far-reaching implications of handwriting skills in early childhood. In an Australian first, Murdoch University researchers examined the handwriting abilities of children prior to starting Year 1.

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Lending a hand to teach the children of the world

November 28th, 2012

Associate Professor Libby Lee-Hammond and Dr Andrew McConney have conducted the first assessment of early literacy and numeracy in the Solomon Islands for World Vision.

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