Let teens sleep some longer

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A later school start time could mean teens are more likely to get adequate amounts of sleep, according to Penn State researchers.

In a national study of urban teenagers, researchers found that high school start times after 8:30 a.m. increased the likelihood that teens obtained the minimum recommended amount of sleep, benefiting their overall health and well being.

“Teens starting school at 8:30 a.m. or later were the only group with an average time in bed permitting eight hours of sleep, the minimum recommended by expert consensus,” said lead author Orfeu Buxton, associate professor of biobehavioral health at Penn State. “Later school start times were associated with later wake times in our large, diverse sample.”

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Adjustments for Dyscalculia

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The SPELD NSW (short for Supporting children and adults with specific learning difficulties) shares this wonderful resource with adjustments you can make for children who have dyscalculia.

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More baby math

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New research found that from as young 14 months, babies who hear counting realize that counting indicates quantity.

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Baby math

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Helping your child with homework

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Denis Sheeran (@mathdenisnj) provides us with a very nice list of questions that parents can ask their children while they are working on homework. See the list in our link for today.

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