Teachers ill-equipped to teach keyboarding skills amid NAPLAN concerns
Education experts warn a patchy approach to teaching keyboard skills and lack of access to computers will make online NAPLAN tests unfair.
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The effects of nudges on purchases, food choice, and energy intake or content of purchases in real-life food purchasing environments: a systematic review and evidence synthesis
Adults with a low socioeconomic position are more likely to engage in unhealthy diets as compared to adults with high SEP. However, individual-level educational interventions...
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Outcomes of a Physical Therapist-Led, Statewide, Community-Based Fall Risk Screening
Background and Purpose: Falls are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among US older adults and result in considerable medical and social consequences. Community-based...
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Black veterans may fear racial bias during mental health care encounters
Fear of racial bias appeared to alter encounters between Black veterans receiving mental health services and their health care provider, according to study results published in...
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Trump Claims Teaching Kids About Racism Is ‘Child Abuse'
In a bizarre rant, Trump pledged to abolish programs that teach kids about racism, and replace them with “patriotic education” If there's anything we should take away from the...
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Writing wrongs: 'Our society is about to hit a literacy crisis'
Lack of teacher training, educational culture wars and the rise of technology have contributed to falling standards of literacy in NSW schools. So what can be done?
1 day ago - Sydney Morning Herald
A Community Emergency Department Rotation for Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellows: Development and Evaluation
Objective There have been increasing job opportunities for pediatric emergency medicine specialists within community emergency departments , where 90% of children receive...
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Trump promotes 'patriotic education' in appeal to conservative base
Trump said a new decree would create a commission that would "encourage our educators to teach our children about the miracle of American history."
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Tailored Education System Benefits Kidney Transplant Patients
The new computer-tailored education system was found to increase knowledge and readiness to pursue kidney transplant, said researchers.
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Scientists discover what happens in our brains when we make educated guesses
Researchers have identified how cells in our brains work together to join up memories of separate experiences, allowing us to make educated guesses in everyday life. By...
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Andhra Continues to Log Higher COVID-19 Recoveries
Andhra Pradesh has been steady in clocking a higher number of COVID recoveries than the daily detection rate of new COVID infections, stated health officials.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87
WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice and feminist icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, died of complications from metastatic pancreas cancer on Friday, just weeks ahead of the 2020...
Around 93K COVID-19 Cases Take India Tally Across 53L
Continuing with its massive daily spike, India recorded 93,337 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking its overall tally across the 53-lakh mark, data from the Ministry...
Global Novel Coronavirus Cases Top 30.3mn: Johns Hopkins
Overall number of global COVID-19 cases has topped 30.3 million, while the deaths have risen to more than 950,000, reports Johns Hopkins University.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies from Pancreatic Cancer
The three-time cancer survivor faced her most recent troubles in late 2018, when she had surgery for lung cancer that was discovered after she broke several ribs in a fall in...
COVID-19 may Cause Decline in Life Expectancy Globally: Study
COVID-19 pandemic may cause a short-term decline in life expectancy in the severely affected areas of the world unless the disease's spread is contained, reports a new study.
Here's Why Peloton's Guided Stretching Videos Are One of the App's Best Features
Throughout all the Peloton hype, no one is talking about what I believe to be one of the app's best features. So I've taken it upon myself to share what I think is currently...
Use of the BESTest and the Mini-BESTest for Fall Risk Prediction in...
Background and Purpose: Reference values for the Balance Evaluation Systems Test and the Mini-Balance Evaluation Systems Test need to be established to predict falls in older...
Proximity of the Carotid Bifurcation to the Laryngeal Prominence: Results of...
Background/Purpose: The carotid bifurcation is the location of the carotid sinus and the baroreceptors and is also a major site for atherosclerotic plaque formation. Health...
Another Rapid COVID-19 Test Shows Promise
The results are available within 90 minutes, while conventional COVID-19 tests provide results within 24 hours, the researchers said.