The pressure to achieve academically is a crime against learning.
Strong, positive relationships with at-risk youth can give them much-needed feelings of competence.
In America, the subject is often limited to "a smattering of information about [humans'] reproductive organs and a set of stern warnings about putting them to use."
Sheltering children from physical contact deprives educators of an important instructional tool and students of an essential learning experience.
The actor best known for his roles in M*A*S*H and The West Wing talks about his work as a teacher.
Adam Savage, co-host of the hit Discovery Channel show, talks about why a catastrophic experiment often comes with the most valuable lessons.
One out of every four children sitting in American classrooms has experienced significant personal or emotional distress.
One of the Internet's most popular science stars explains why kids watch his lessons for entertainment.
The White House launches a new literacy initiative aimed at low-income children.
A new study suggests that a simple acquaintance exercise might improve classroom relationships and even close the achievement gap.
A popular Cornell professor tries to help language-arts types learn how to "make math" instead of just studying it.
Throughout the developing world, young women don't always make it safely to the schoolhouse door, much less get a decent education inside. The Clinton Foundation is hoping to change that.
Looking back on his days in front of a high school classroom, the acclaimed writer shares his views on grammar and explains why discovering great literature is like losing one's virginity.
A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics says delaying the day may help teens get more rest.
Parents beware: Children who don't take ownership for their mistakes may grow up to be adults who create public scandals.
Matching up cards and planning the next chess move can help develop a child’s executive function—a set of skills that may be more important for success than IQ points.
With research findings widely available on websites and Twitter feeds, it's easier than ever to oversimplify the results—and risk bringing half-formed ideas into America's classrooms.
A new study suggests that parents and teachers may be sending kids the wrong message.
The more time children spend in structured, parent-guided activities, the worse their ability to work productively towards self-directed goals.
Fathers who get involved in their kids' education have a big effect on the health, academic success, and happiness of their sons and daughters.