Research shows that many students are excessively optimistic about course grades. Those with a stronger sense of personal control are also less likely to receive the grades they expect.
Psychology researchers bring infants into the lab to learn more about how shared book reading influences brain and behavioral development.
The problem in learners' reading performance lies in how reading is taught in most South African schools. Learners are not taught to understand the written word and make sense of it for themselves.
Touchscreen technologies have made it easy for children as young as four to go online. Here are some things to teach them about how to be safe on the internet.
It's not always easy to tell when someone's out to fool you on the internet, but there are some simple tools you can use.
Apps which encourage children to develop language, literacy, numeracy and critical thinking skills through play are excellent gifts this Christmas.
Right-wing ideologues use free speech as an alibi for their transphobic and Islamophobic rhetoric.
In such a polarized age, universities and colleges should uphold the core values of liberal education by asserting, through their policies and practices, the reasonable, rational middle ground.
New findings reveal only 1.5% of all offers from Oxford and Cambridge went to black British A-level students.
Blocks probably won't top Christmas wish lists, but they have many benefits including developing fine motor skills, social, cognitive and language skills, and spatial reasoning and language.
Spontaneous mirror writing by both left- and right-handed children has long remained a mystery. Recent studies of brain processing and writing have led to an unexpected explanation.
Children with an irregular bedtime performed worse on cognitive tests, had worse behaviour and were more likely to be obese than others.
Schooling has historically been used to control Indigenous peoples, rather than to liberate or educate them.
New research suggests people who start volunteering before age ten will keep doing so as they grow up.
Learning another language is more than just a boost to your CV. It makes you smarter, more decisive and even better at English.
STEM professionals who change careers to become teachers are often intrinsically motivated, and can help engage kids in STEM subjects with their real-world experience.
After taking a class in which they give money away, students get more interested in donating to and volunteering at local nonprofits.
Standardised tests restrict how well students with disability can do, which reinforces the idea that there are things they can't do that children without disability can.
Creative makerspaces in Ontario schools weave passion with digital technologies to teach 21st century skills.
The new Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation aims to 'revive' liberal arts and the humanities. Yet the 'civilisation' model of history is now viewed as deeply flawed.