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It’s OK to Be a Different Mom to Each of Your Children

Trying to keep things equal in your family? While your goal may be to treat everyone fairly, it’s not exactly realistic.

After all, you don’t behave the same way with your best friend as you do with your boss, do you? You likely address your father in a different way than you do your own siblings. You treat everyone as an individual which is why it’s completely OK to be a different mom to each of your children. (more…)

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Associate in Arts students benefit from summer program

Students find many benefits in the University of Delaware’s Associate in Arts Program (AAP), from affordability to small class sizes to an easy transition from the two-year program on campuses in each county to a bachelor’s degree at UD’s main campus in Newark. (more…)

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UCLA study finds that more than 78,000 U.S. children are – or have been – married

A new report by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health researchers found that approximately 78,400 children in the U.S. are or have been married.

Although all states in the U.S. set 18 as the legal age minimum for marriage, exceptions to the minimum can be granted in every state under varying conditions, including parental consent and official approval. (more…)

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Little known about children living with HIV-infected adults in Africa

Despite the focus in recent decades on fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa, a new study reveals that little is known about one of the area’s most vulnerable populations: children living in households with HIV-infected adults.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Sub-Saharan Africa has long been known to have the highest rates of HIV/AIDS in the world. But a new study published in PLOS One reveals that despite the focus on the region, few estimates exist of one of its most vulnerable populations: children living in households with HIV-infected adults. (more…)

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This video game can help treat and diagnose lazy eye in children

U students win national competition for video game completely controlled by eye movement

For the second year in a row, student video game developers from the University of Utah’s Entertainment Arts & Engineering (EAE) have won Best Student Game in the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge in Orlando, Florida. The award was announced Thursday, Dec. 3, for their game to help combat lazy eye in children. (more…)

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Radfahren am Rechner lernen: Uni Kassel entwickelt 3D-Videospiel für Verkehrserziehung

Lehrkräfte können für die Verkehrserziehung in Zukunft einen virtuellen Fahrradparcours zusammenstellen. Möglich macht das ein neues 3D-Videospiel, das das Fachgebiet Technische Informatik der Uni Kassel entwickelt hat. Interessierte Lehrkräfte können den Simulator kostenfrei testen.

Wissenschaftler der Uni Kassel haben ein 3D PC-Spiel zur Verkehrserziehung an Schulen programmiert. Der Simulator RMS Fahrradwelt soll Lehrkräfte dabei unterstützen, komplexe Verkehrssituationen nachzustellen. „Schülerinnen und Schüler zwischen acht und zwölf Jahren können so ihre Fahrradkenntnisse überprüfen und beispielsweise Vorfahrtsregeln einüben“, sagte Yasser Jaffal, Wissenschaftler des Fachgebiets. (more…)

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