intellectual development

J-K Education Department conducts workshop for teachers


December 29th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadSrinagar, Dec.29 (ANI): The Department of Education in Jammu and Kashmir has initiated series of five-day workshops for primary school teachers to impart methods of childhood care and education.One such ... Read more...

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School infections spreading diarrhoea among kids: Unicef


April 6th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) At least 40 percent of diarrhoea cases among schoolchildren across developing countries, including India, result from transmission in schools rather than home, the UN Children's Fund (Unicef) ... Read more...

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Modernization does affect kids’ cognitive development


November 13th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A new cross-cultural study has shown that societal and technological changes do affect children's thinking skills.Using previously collected data from the late 1970s, researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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New avatar of ‘Sara’ to fight Iran’s battle against ‘Barbie’


October 9th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 9 (DPA) Iran has renewed its effort to fight Barbie dolls with an Islamic model and avoid a "cultural invasion", media reports said Friday. In 1996, Iran branded the highly popular ... Read more...

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Studying without playtime may stunt kids overall development, says expert


February 13th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Parents who prefer traditional classroom-style learning to playtime in preschool and kindergarten may actually be stunting the overall development of their children, says a University of Illinois ... Read more...

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The five chores to help retain the fountain of youth


October 22nd, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Learn to fix a bike if you want to stay young, for this is one of the things that scientists have mentioned in their list of five ... Read more...

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Sara and Dara are the Muslim avatars of Barbie and Ken


September 24th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 24 (ANI): Sara and Dara dolls are the Iranian Governments answer to the ''harmful effects'' of their American counterparts, Barbie and Ken.Made by the Institute for the Intellectual ... Read more...

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Pak FATA wilder than the wild West with Qaeda resurfacing as a new breed of Taliban


August 4th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York , Aug 4 (ANI): A Pakistani-American historian and expert on South Asia has written in her new book that Al Qaeda has resurfaced in Pakistan s tribal areas in ... Read more...

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Pak FATA wilder than the wild West with Qaeda resurfacing as a new


August 3rd, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 3 (ANI): A Pakistani-American historian and expert on South Asia has written in her new book that Al Qaeda has resurfaced in Pakistans tribal areas in the form ... Read more...

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Too much time on computers is affecting kids intellectual development


July 14th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): A charitable educational trust has released a report stating that children these days are losing out on neurological and intellectual development because they spend too much time ... Read more...

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Household pesticides may be hidden threat to child IQ


March 5th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 5 (ANI): An Australian toxicologist has pointed out that some of the intellectual development problems in children earlier linked to lead, could also be caused by household pesticides.Professor Brian ... Read more...

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