Toddlers With Poor Language Skills Fall Behind in Play
Neuroscience News (12.11.2015): Two-year-olds with poor language skills fare worse than their peers at play and, subsequently, fall behind socially. This was the finding of a new study from the Stavanger Project at the Norwegian Reading Centre, University of Stavanger.
Two-year-olds with poor language skills fall behind at play
Two-year-olds with poor language skills fare worse than their peers at play and, subsequently, fall behind socially. This was the finding of a new study from the Stavanger Project.
Poor motor skills in toddlers hint at poor math abilities
Financial Expres (12.09.2015): Parents, take note! Two-year-olds with poor motor function also exhibit poor mathematical skills, a new study shows.
Dziewczynki są bardziej samodzielne niż chłopcy
Polska Agencja Prasowa (20.08): Warszawa (PAP) - W początkowym okresie edukacji przedszkolnej dziewczynki lepiej radzą sobie z wyzwaniami dnia codziennego niż chłopcy – czytamy na łamach „Early Childhood Education Journal”.
Kindergarten boys less interested in language activities
A Norwegian study of kindergarten children reveals that girls are more interested in language activities than boys. As a result boys may receive less linguistic stimulation and become less prepared for school than girls.
Le bimbe apprendono il linguaggio prima dei maschietti: lo studio
Giornale di Sicilia (12.08.2015): A dimostrare che l'anticipo con cui le bambine sviluppano competenze linguistiche rispetto ai bambini ha già le radici nei primissimi anni di vita è uno studio condotto dal Norwegian Reading Centre del l'Università di Stavanger su 1.005 bimbi tra i 30 e i 33 mesi delle scuole materne
Independent women! Even as two-year-olds, girls are more self-sufficient and sociable than boys
The Daily Mail (21.08.2015): University of Stavanger researchers studied 1,000 Norwegian children aged between 30 and 33 months to look at daily habits.
Even as two-year-olds, girls are more independent, sociable, study suggests
Science Daily (17.08.2015): Girls aged two and a half years master most everyday activities better than boys, a new Norwegian study shows. Both Norwegian and international research shows that girls have better language and social skills than boys in school and kindergarten. There are few studies, however, which document how small children master everyday activities in kindergarten.
Early childhood education and care is a central area of research at the University of Stavanger (UiS). Our research environments cooperate closely on a number of large projects within a range of topics in this area.
Our research is based upon the values of Norwegian early childhood education. We have close contact with the early education area, and our research has great influence on the development of the Norwegian early education and care sector.
The Reading Centre is home to several large, innovative research projects, and has regularly been awarded significant funding from nationally competitive research funding schemes.
Our research concerns language and literacy development and assessment in educational contexts, from kindergarten to workplaces.
Theoretically and methodologically the centre displays a broad fan of approaches to different aspects of literacy.
Read more about research at the Reading Centre.