Good oral language skills are important for reading comprehension

Good oral skills are an essential basis, not only for reading comprehension, but for all round literary success. This is because both oral language and literate language involve very similar linguistic knowledge. When working on your child’s oral language skills, … Continue reading

“Socially assistive” bots will help kids read, exercise and eat healthily

The National Science Foundation has just given a $10 million Expeditions in Computing Award to a team of 17 experts in computer science, robotics, educational theory and developmental psychology from Yale, Stanford, MIT, and the University of Southern California. Over … Continue reading