Grade 4 student Charlene seemed chronically off-task -- until an educator noticed she was, in fact, the sole student pursuing the question, 'Was the oil boom bad for our wildlife?'
Taking everyday lessons outside can improve well-being and engagement, yet it is not as used as often as it could be.
The plan to fully implement a quality early childhood program in all Nova Scotia public schools is crucial when more than one in five children live in poverty.
Children's body mass index is only measured twice in primary school. This is not enough, new study suggests.
Here's a list of terms and security tools that can help you – and your family – feel more confident about cybersecurity.
Making good friends in primary school is not always an easy task. Here's how teachers and parents can help.
The need for qualified teachers is a major challenge in a number of African countries.
Do they really matter?
Children in the north of England are more likely to finish school with poorer grades and are less likely to go on to further education.
It has been predicted we will need 1,627 more classes for primary students nationally before 2025, and to respond to this demand we need to fix the gender imbalance in the teacher workforce.
A recent report suggests reception classes should spend less time playing and more time focusing on literacy and mathematics.
The latest What Kids Are Reading report finds that secondary school students aren't challenging themselves – and it could limit their choices later in life.
Research shows that for children, the most important aspect of school life are the relationships they build with their friends and teachers.
Education Minister Simon Birmingham is right to be concerned about the number of children struggling with literacy - but this test is not the solution.
Despite the need for both male and female teachers, male primary school teachers could be extinct by 2067.
Many parents are demanding less technology use in the classroom due to the amount of screen time children get at home. This story explores whether maths education and technology go hand in hand.
Jerome Bruner, Kathy Sylva and Catherine Snow are names we are more familiar with than we think.
Young children have little time set aside to learn a foreign language. They must make the most of it.
The continuing decline in the numbers of male primary school teachers suggests more attention needs to be placed on retaining those already in the profession.
Writing is a fundamental outcome indicator of learning across subjects and grades. The latest NAPLAN results tell us we need to do more to empower children with these skills.