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Using architecture as a context to enhance students' understanding of symmetry
(AAMT [Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers], 2017)
Working within the context of a contest to find the most beautiful tourist attraction in the world, Year 5 students investigate the most symmetric building from a short-list of three iconic buildings. This involves ...
Beyond basic ‘minding’: adopting an ecological, evidence based approach to promoting children’s well-being and developing child health advocacy with early childhood undergraduate students (Pre-published version)
(Children's Research Network, 2017)
It is now well-acknowledged that the foundations of lifelong health are built in early childhood (Center of the Developing Child at Harvard, 2010). Internationally, there has been a growing body of evidence highlighting ...
Worldwide trends in children’s and adolescents’ body mass index, underweight, overweight and obesity, in comparison with adults, from 1975 to 2016: A pooled analysis of 2,416 population-based measurement studies with 128.9 million participants (Pre-published version)
Background: Being underweight as well as overweight and obese in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwide trends in mean body ...