Astronomers from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia, and the University of Minnesota Duluth in the USA have provided a way for armchair astronomers, and even primary school children, to merely look at a spiral galaxy and estimate the mass of its hidden, central black hole. The research was supported by the Australian Research Council … Continue reading Spiral arms enable estimates of black hole masses
Through its Channelizing of Youth operation, Kalyani Youth Leadership Forum (KYLF), the largest management students-driven NGO of Kolkata, India, has been commemorating United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day by imparting ‘Life and Work Skills’ to nearly 100 underprivileged children at Adarsh Madhyamik Vidhyalaya. The three-day, job-oriented, industry-aligned workshop, conducted from 13 July to 15 July … Continue reading Management students mark UN World Youth Skills Day by helping underprivileged children
To enhance reading experiences, EduWear and the 1000 Books Foundation have teamed up to celebrate reading milestones. EduWear has created the official “I have read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten” T-shirt with removable patches to help commemorate a child’s 1,000 books reading milestones (100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, and 1000). EduWear co-founder Nikki … Continue reading EduWear and the 1000 Books Foundation promote interactive clothing
A former London primary school teacher and fitness model has become an Amazon bestseller following the release of his book, The Fitness Mindset. Continue reading “Fitness book by former teacher features hacks to improve health”
Across the world, girls and boys are held back by the stereotyped expectations of their gender. As attitudes shift, gender roles change and initiatives target girls to encourage them to develop in non-traditional areas, how is this impacting demand for children’s products? Research published in ‘Gender Segmentation – Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities and Analysis of … Continue reading An end to gender segmentation?
School kids and their families have a safe, reliable and comprehensive source of information and media for learning, research and discovery, with Britannica Kids, announced today by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. The site, which is accessible 24/7 from all devices – PCs, laptops, tablets and smart phones – features more than 100,000 articles, 60,000 images and … Continue reading Reliable content for all reading levels at Britannica Kids
The entertainer Beyoncé has teamed up with UNICEF through her BeyGOOD philanthropic arm to launch a multi-year partnership to provide safe water to the most vulnerable children in Burundi. The partnership, BEYGOOD4BURUNDI, will support programmes to improve water, sanitation and basic hygiene practices in the hardest-to-reach areas of the landlocked East African nation. The water … Continue reading Bringing safe water to children in Burundi
Teaching staff need strategic approaches to encourage collaborative, reciprocal learning in primary school classes.