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DAILYWORD: LESSONS

Tuesday, 11 September 2018 by
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September 11th, 2018 – Piano LESSONS improve language in children   Taking piano lessons as a child helps to develop language in kids, especially in children between the ages of 4 and 5 years old. This is what emerged from a study carried out by a team of scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in

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DAILYWORD: WEB

Wednesday, 29 August 2018 by
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August 29th, 2018 – A book of stories to avoid the bad language of the WEB   Digital media is diminishing a good use of language but also the capacity for empathy: nothing can replace the emotions of a face, although we try to replace them with an emoticon.   Read the complete article from CORRIERE

DAILYWORD: SKILLS

Friday, 13 July 2018 by
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July 13th, 2018 – Playing the piano helps children build their language SKILLS   In the past, numerous researches have shown that learning to play a musical instrument is of great importance in the linguistic development of children and adolescents, although the dynamics underlying this association have always remained unclear.     Read the complete article

DAILYWORD: UNDERSTAND

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 by
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July 3rd, 2018 – Music helps children to UNDERSTAND the language better   Understanding and learning about music can also help to distinguish the sounds of language, in particular, to recognize words, an important ability to learn how to read. This is what research says, coordinated by a group of neuroscientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

DAILYWORD: BILINGUAL

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 by
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April 16th, 2018 – Learning languages: Why bilingual kids are smarter   Ireland is speaking more languages than ever before with Polish, French, Romanian, Lithuanian and Spanish all echoing through our family homes. For years, there was a belief that bilingual children lagged behind academically and intellectually. More recent studies, however, comprehensively show this is

DAILYWORD: LANGUAGE

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 by
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April 10th, 2018 – New research from MIT discovered an easy way to help kids develop LANGUAGE skills     By the age of three, wealthy children hear 30 million more words than their poor counterparts, according to a landmark 1995 study (pdf) by researchers Betty Hart and Todd Risley. The “30 million word gap” has since become

DAILYWORD: GINGER

Thursday, 21 December 2017 by
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December 21st, 2017 – A dessert for Christmas: the original recipe for GINGERbread cookies   Read Complete Article: CATANIATODAY

DAILYWORD: CHILDREN

Thursday, 05 October 2017 by
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October 5th, 2017 – The world’s a book: 10 places that bring children’s literature to life In the right hands, a story is more than just a story. Sometimes it can trigger a lifetime of travel. In my case, the book was Mervyn Peake’s Letter’s from a Lost Uncle, a fantasy travelogue whose illustrations of far-off

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