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3 Ways That Drawing Helps Children Be Their Best
AUCKLAND, New Zealand—We all learn differently. If your child is struggling to learn or if you find his or her behavior is sometimes a challenge, getting that child to practice ...
July 12, 2019
At-Risk Students Can Do Yardwork for Disabled, Elderly for Credit at Alternative-Learning High School
Not all kids learn the same way, and for some, the traditional high school or junior high setting ...
June 26, 2019
Cattle, Chicken, and Classrooms: the Ohio School Where Students Learn How to Farm
Olney Friends School, by virtue of their very own motto, "challenges students to grow." This growth is both ...
April 6, 2019
Mute Child Diagnosed with Autism Miraculously Recovers After Going on Nemechek Protocol
The mother of the baby boy who made headlines in 2015 and then again in 2017 for perfectly ...
March 8, 2019
Length of Break Matters in Learning, Study Finds
The old saying “practice makes perfect” holds true for most things. But like all activities that require focus, ...
January 9, 2018
6 Reasons to Teach Our Children History
When was the last time you audited your child's school curriculum? If your child is attending one of ...
January 27, 2017
Supplementing School: Ways to Enhance Your Child’s Education
If you, like so many parents today, find something lacking in the education your child is receiving at ...
January 26, 2017
New Study Shows That Cinnamon Can Improve the Ability to Learn
"I take about one U.S. teaspoonful of cinnamon powder (Cinnamonum verum) mixed with honey as a supplement every ...
July 8, 2016
6 Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Be Kind
Like many parents, at the top of the list of values I hope to instill in my children ...
April 1, 2016
What to Do When Your Children Are ‘Bored’ at School
Some people will scoff at that headline. "Of course they're going to say they're bored in school," they'll argue. ...
January 25, 2016
What Alternative Educational Options or Approaches Are Available for Your Child?
Parents in so many parts of the world are very fortunate in this day and age to have ...
November 20, 2015
Kids Know If They’re ‘Super’ by Age 5
Children have a sense of self-esteem—a characteristic that stays relatively stable throughout their life—by age 5, even before ...
November 5, 2015
Most States Link Student Learning to Teacher Reviews: Study
The vast majority of states now require that teachers be evaluated, at least in part, on student test ...
November 4, 2015
The Associated Press
Why Students Make Silly Mistakes in Class (And What Can Be Done)
Children often find it difficult to solve problems in the classroom, which can lead to silly errors being ...
October 16, 2015
Are Teachers Suffering From a Crisis of Motivation?
According to a recent survey, 53% of teachers in England and 46% in Wales said they were “thinking ...
October 12, 2015
A Kid’s Math ‘Self-Concept’ Predicts Test Scores
How strongly children identify with math—their math “self-concept”—can predict how high they will score on a standardized test ...
October 5, 2015
A Look at Self-Directed Learning
Parents understand how powerful natural curiosity is and how capable their children are of exploring and learning independently.
September 30, 2015
Here’s What You Need to Know About Homework and How to Help Your Child
Many parents and educators view homework as an important indicator of classroom rigor.
September 3, 2015
Little Kids With Big Vocabularies Start School Ready to Learn
Two-year-olds who know lots of words are more likely to start kindergarten ready to read, to do math, ...
August 25, 2015
Blind Children Rely on ‘Visual Brain’ to Learn Language
By early childhood, the sight regions of a blind person’s brain respond to sound, especially spoken language, new ...
August 20, 2015
How Important Is Classroom Environment for Your Child’s Learning?
When you walk into your child’s classroom, do you get positive vibes that say: "I'd really like to ...
August 19, 2015
To Better Teach Physics, Let Students Decide
Encouraging students to repeatedly make decisions about data collected during introductory lab courses improves their critical thinking skills, ...
August 18, 2015
Shifting Gaze Can Signal When Baby’s Learning
A new study is the first to link an early social behavior called gaze shifting with infants’ ability ...
August 10, 2015
It’s Time to Bring Education Into the 21st Century
A record number of high school students are celebrating their hard-earned diplomas this year. The celebrations won't last.
August 6, 2015
Rewards Really Pay Off for Kids With ADHD
Recognition for a job well done means even more to children with ADHD (attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder) than it ...
August 4, 2015
Can Brain Scans Separate Training From Talent?
New research on the brain’s capacity to learn suggests there’s more to it than “practice makes perfect.”
August 4, 2015
Little Kids Choose to Imitate or Mix It Up
Children flexibly choose when to imitate and when to innovate the behavior of others, which demonstrates that children ...
August 3, 2015
More Than 1.7 Million Hongkongers Defy Heavy Rain to Protest Police Violence
Flynn’s Former Partner Wants New Trial, Claims Prejudice in Turkey Lobbying Case
9th Circuit Denies National Injunction of Order Blocking Trump Asylum Rule
Tlaib Suggests Boycotting Bill Maher’s Show After He Criticized Anti-Israel Movement
Epstein’s Lawyers ‘Not Satisfied’ With Medical Examiner’s Results
Omar, Tlaib Share Drawing by Cartoonist Accused of Trivializing the Holocaust
Fentanyl Flowing Into US Overwhelmingly Sourced From China