Keyword: learning

Using the arts to help prepare children for school success

This research was conducted by Mary Lou Greene and Shlomo Sawilowsky at Marygrove College and Wayne State University, USA

Summary

This study looked at students, teachers, parents and carers in Detroit who were participants in the Wolf Trap’s ‘Early Learning Through the Arts’ programme. This programme included dedicated activities for …

Singing can facilitate foreign language learning

This research was conducted by Karen M. Ludke, Fernanda Ferreira and Katie Overy at the University of Edinburgh and the University of South Carolina, USA

Summary

This research examines the phenomenon of language acquisition. The paper concludes that 'a 'listen-and-sing' learning method' can improve verbatim memory for spoken foreign language phrasing …

By | 11 December 2014 |

Using talk to affect learning in museums

This research was conducted by Jennifer DeWitt and Jill Hohenstein at King's College London, UK

Summary

This paper examined the quality of children’s talk to better understand the ways in which children learn in a museum setting. The research was based upon four separate school visits to the Science …

By | 26 April 2014 |