Text Parents About Homework to Boost Exam Results – Study

Researchers found efforts such as joining Scouts or exposure to classical music led to little or no impact on attainment

Texting parents about their children’s homework proved to be cheaper and more effective in improving exam results than a series of other efforts, including joining the Scouts, exposure to classical music or individual tuition over the internet, according to new research.

Trials funded by the Educational Endowment Foundation found no substance in a number of myths, with most of the studies showing little or no impact in terms of attainment even if several resulted in improved self-confidence and teamwork.

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14 Things Dads Can Do To Show Their Daughters They Love Them

Whatever your love language may be, here are fourteen things dads can do to show their daughters they love them:
1. Love her mother
If there is one thing you take away from this list I hope it is this: love your daughter’s mother. When a father shows devotion to his wife, he is ultimately showing his daughter what she should be looking for in a man. Fathers who live up to their role in a marriage, are creating an expectation and security blanket for their daughters to admire and seek after in their own future relationships.

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12 Dangerous Symptoms in Children You Should Never Ignore

Children's Health - PsvpTamilWhen we become parents, the well-being of our children becomes one of our top priorities. When they are afflicted with an extreme illness, our concern increases because seeing our children suffer brings a feeling of helplessness unlike any other.

Because of this, the first sign of something abnormal makes us jump to see an expert or find a way to cure the illness before it escalates beyond our control. However, even with the all-seeing eye of a parent, we can sometimes overlook the dangerous symptoms of disease.

Here are some of those dangerous symptoms that should never be ignored:
1. High fever
In the case of a baby up to three months old, a temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit and above should be immediately checked out. For a baby that is three to six months old, a high fever is considered to be anything above 101 degrees. After that, a high fever for your child is usually about 103 degrees Fahrenheit.

Remember that the level shown on the thermometer is not the only important thing to consider when diagnosing an problem. If the fever is still low, but the child is very unwell, contact your pediatrician.
2. Long-term fever
If, after four hours of using antipyretic drugs, the fever has still not lowered, or if an untreated fever (high or low) has lasted for more than five days, seek medical help as soon as possible.
3. Fever associated with headache
Be very wary of complaints of neck pain, a stiff neck or headaches associated with fever, as these symptoms can often be associated with meningitis.
4. Red spots on the skin
Allergic reaction to a number of diseases such symptom needs to be examined so appropriate treatment can be initiated. If you notice any spots, consult a pediatrician.

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Five Things Every Woman Should Absolutely Deny a Man

Men and Women - PsvpTamilThere are things no woman should do to please a man. These are the things that compromise her character and kill her personality. If a man asks you to do any of these five things, avoid him at all costs – whether he’s an acquaintance, friend or even a stranger.
1. Accept everything he says
He has the right to his opinion and you have the right to yours. You don’t have to accept everything someone else says in order to be a friend. In fact, a man and woman connect the most when they share their different ideas and beliefs. If he doesn’t care about what you have to say, he doesn’t care about you. And if he argues with all of your opinions, he is a control freak.

You should be equal partners. You both have a place in the relationship, and that space must be respected. Obviously in a good relationship you both make sacrifices, but this doesn’t mean he has the right to control you.

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