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.
Contrary to popular perceptions, a new study finds that some measures of teacher happiness have actually improved since the law's implementation.
Repeating eighth grade can give students time to mature academically and developmentally.
States, districts, and schools are actually in charge.
Instead of following traditional paths, women are using their science, technology, engineering, and math degrees to create new careers.
What happens after a group of teachers notice a student trying to cheat via Craigslist
The adoption of the Common Core could usher in a new era of standards-based grading.
How instability wreaks havoc on these children's school lives—and what can be done to fix it
And how teachers can respond
A school in New Zealand lets its students do whatever they want during playtime. Are American parents ready to endorse a similar policy here?
The value of teaching cultural literacy
When done right, frequent testing helps people remember information longer.
Science, technology, engineering, math—and arts and design
Children take longer to return to full cognitive function after a concussion than adults, and their return to cognitive and physical activity should be gradual
A teacher gets inside the mind of a serial cheater—and is dismayed by what she learns.
A new book says it's possible—but only if teachers get their students to care about learning for learning's sake.