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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Quirky humour in children's picture books is a nod to the past

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:06pm by Annie Ho

    ... children's books and empowering parents and educators to read aloud with children for future success in school and life.  bringmeabook.org.hk ...

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    Sustained silent reading can improve literacy

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 10:33am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Why it helps to read in silence My daughter and her kindergarten buddies are adjusting well to Grade One and life in a "big kids' school ... their hands before lunch, or to make sure they bring the right exercise books home for homework. This transition to a new school is daunting for my daughter. I imagine that she misses her kindergarten ...

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    Parents need to limit children's screen time

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:40am by PERCIE WONG

    ... of the children in the study were short-sighted by age seven, and half of the children by the age of 12. A Health Department survey done in 2003 on preschool children and primary and secondary students ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Book offers an antidote to intensive mothering

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:23am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Taking care of busyness For me, the period between the start of the school year and the end of the calendar year is traditionally even more hectic than usual. Earlier this year, I made a resolution to simplify my life. To help me understand how I became so "time-starved", and what I could do about it, I read (and highlighted 40 per cent ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: fathers who read to children are positive role models

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:45am by PERCIE WONG

    ... male-dominated disciplines such as mechanical and electronic engineering, and medical specialities such as orthopaedics and traumatology, he writes. At Brigham Young University in the US, the school ... of boys. "There are several theories about why this is happening, but perhaps the most compelling is the assertion that school and reading especially, is being seen increasingly by young boys ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: teach your child to celebrate being different

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by Annie Ho

    ... tiger mum, new immigrant family, and so on. My friends and I then reflected on our own childhoods in Canada, where we were among a handful of non-Caucasian children at school. We realised ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    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 ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    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 ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    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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