Their new classes, focused on 'digital citizenry,' emphasize critical thinking.
Authentic assessment encourages students to use knowledge to create meaning, reflect on work and think in original ways, and assess and redirect learning. Does performance-based assessment benefit stu
Giving the brains of anxiety sufferers problems to solve could protect them from worsening anxiety, suggests a new study.
Barbara Oakley, co-creator of the most enrolled class on Coursera called "Learning How to Learn," shares five techniques to help students become better learners.
It’s October, so it’s “same old pencils, same old books, same old ...Wait! That’s not how the rhyme goes, but as we get into the school year, that’s sometimes how it feels. Whether you’re sitting in front of the class or have kids gathered around you, maybe the book you were excited about 10 years ago began to feel stale a few Octobers ago. See Kim to learn how NoveList can help you!
Kirkus' editors have sifted through all of this year's books to tell you which rise to the top. Check out the best fiction books of 2017.
The first nine months of the year had their share of great films. Here’s a regularly updated list of where you can stream them.
Critics say personalized learning isn't supported by evidence, leads to bad teaching, and depends on data-mining students. What do educators and policymakers need to know?
Interactive projects developed by organizations and supported by grants from the Library of Congress. Each project is intended to provide young people with engaging and meaningful opportunities to learn about Congress and civic participation using primary sources. Eagle Eye Citizen and Engaging Congress are geared for middle and high school and KidCitizen is for K-5.
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Teachers are learning how to protect their students from the possibility of a school shooting. That can include anything from locking doors to tackling the assailant.
These techniques foster independence and show students how to help themselves—and their peers—understand and complete tasks.
The findings are likely to add to the debate over single-sex education, as districts experiment with single-sex classes and schools.
It’s no secret that children just get this whole texting thing way better than parents. They’ve been exposed to new technologies since they were young and when it comes to smartphones, ...
Kids who fuel up in the morning focus and concentrate better in the classroom and perform better on math, reading and standardized tests.
Most teachers enter the field of education to make a difference in children’s lives. But many end up, as author Lisa Lucas puts it, “tired, wired, and running in circles.” This leads to many new teach
Students who don’t know much tend to be overconfident. A new study shows how bursting their bubbles can help their grades.
The recent string of sexual assault allegations against high-profile men and the #MeToo movement are spurring lots of discussions outside and inside of classrooms. How should teachers respond?
The girls decided to conduct an experiment to see if Wi-Fi could be the cause of their troubles. They took 400 cress seeds and separated them between 12 different containers. All the containers were kept in the same room, at the same temperature, with the same amount of water. Six of the routers were placed next to a Wi-Fi router, which emit the same type of radiation as a regular cellphone.
Children and adults are downing sugary drinks far less often than they used to, a new study finds.
The U.S. secretary of Education said at the top of the first meeting of the White House Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion that a four-year degree isn't right for every student.
The annual Peer-to-Peer Depression Awareness Campaign includes 13 Washtenaw County high schools, and the program is now being piloted in nine middle schools.
The first review of revised academic standards in 24 states finds that, even with the changes, most states are maintaining key features of the Common Core State Standards. PA Math standards deemed to be missing the most benchmarks.
"Nudges" are low-cost interventions meant to influence behavior by changing how or when choices are offered. Research is showing that when used with students, nudges can get positive results.
Proposals being considered in Congress could end up shrinking revenue available for state and local leaders to spend on public schools, advocates warn.