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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    How to get the most from e-books

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 09:21am by PERCIE WONG

    ... was given to middle school students, those reading printed material achieved better comprehension scores than students assigned an e-book. You might think that a phrase or piece of text would have ...

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    Between the lines: The joy of book series

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Annie Ho

    ... on her own. Her strong reading skills make school life a little easier. For example, rather than trying to memorise the letters comprising a vocabulary word, she is aware of words that don't ...

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    Between the lines: encourage your child to read over the summer break

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:01am by PERCIE WONG

    ... over the school holidays- not least to avoid the "learning loss" linked to youngsters who are left at loose ends for long periods. A 2007 study by John Hopkins University, which ... My daughter even dressed up as Dorothy for her school's "book week" activity, so she could demonstrate her favourite character to her classmates. There's also The Swiss ...

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    Between the lines: stories build bonds between father and child

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:51am by Annie Ho

    ... for two months, in the bitter Antarctic cold. Middle-school children who don't mind a little darkness and sadness will love The Mouse and his Child by Russell Hoban. Perfect for reading ...

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    Between the lines: the Confucian way

    Posted May 06th 2014, 11:59am by Annie Ho

    ... meditation and farming. The children's meals include organic fruits and vegetables harvested from the farm. The founders were in Hong Kong recently to talk about their school. I appreciated ...

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    Between the lines: explaining Easter's message to children

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:45am by Annie Ho

    ... Stories will be published later this month. Ali Thompson, editor of a Sunday school periodical, used an innovative way to explain to kids the significance of Jesus's sacrifice. She asked her ...

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    Between the lines: why bilingualism is child's play

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:04am by Annie Ho

    ... learn, have presented their findings not only to the Education Bureau, but also to the Clinton and Obama administrations, as well as governments and school boards across Europe and the US. ... If the best students are those who exhibit strong language skills and inhibitory control, then bilingual students will have a better chance of success in school. For a more in-depth study, ...

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    Between the lines: how illustrators use lyrics to inspire

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:14am by Annie Ho

    ... upbeat they beg to be belted out and clapped en masse in church or in school. Knick-Knack Paddywhack, a moving-parts book, is a great interpretation of a humorous song that I have been singing ...

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    Between the lines: children of all ages love to read about dinosaurs

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:32am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Take some big steps back in time My daughters and I joined a dozen of their friends on a visit to the Legends of the Giant Dinosaurs exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum during the last school holidays. Our expectations were low but, to our surprise, it was a world-class educational experience that kept the group entertained for an entire morning. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: books with all the answers for young, inquiring minds

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 10:34pm by Annie Ho

    ... not have to do the school run or be home for dinner every day.) But on the flip side, nine days gave us some time to learn more about each other. Not only was I able to observe how my children ... Harris takes real questions from hundreds of primary-school children and has them answered by world-class experts in the relevant field. Chef Heston Blumenthal, naturalist Sir David Attenborough, ...




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