Yes, it's hot outside. And football practice is starting for thousands of kids. But coaches and parents should be careful about tellings kids to drink more water. That has been deadly.
A developmental psychologist explains how she uses Harry Potter books to make child development more relatable to first-year college students, many of whom grew up on the wildly popular books.
On the one-year anniversary of the tragedy in Charlottesville, we asked the presidents of Bowdoin, Elon and the University of Washington whether free speech should be treated differently on campus.
The presidents of the University of Michigan, the University of Oregon and The Ohio State University offer three ways to judge the value of a college education.
Loving parent can think of nothing more important than protecting their shy children, but excessively protecting your child and taking over doesn’t allow them to learn through experience.
Encouraging positive associations with school, good temperament and keeping communication open between parents, children and teachers can help your child (and you) be more ready for this transition.
Children feel worried or nervous in a new situation if they think something bad might happen or if they feel they won’t be able to handle the situation.
As students return to school and prepare to join sports teams, here's what they and their parents need to know about concussions.
Education in the United States is becoming increasingly tied to job preparation. But 20th-century philosopher John Dewey knew that such a focus would mean sacrificing the true goal of education.
As the first days of school approach rapidly, an educational psychologist offers strategies for combating anxiety in children and teens.
School can always be stressful, but starting high school for the first time comes with its own fears and anxieties. Here's some simple advice for parents to help their freshmen navigate the new year.
Teachers – get to really know your kids, their families, their community and its history, and what’s going on at home. While school policies are important, relationships are the real keys to success.
Children who stutter may be less popular among classmates, appear shy and quiet, and often avoid speaking in class so that they don't draw attention to their speech disorder.
There are lots of ways teachers greatly influence children’s outcomes, including improving motivation and resilience.
Sleep deprivation in teenagers as a result of early morning school starts has been a topic of much debate. There's more to this issue than just laziness.
Researchers have found large achievement gaps in science in kindergarten. However, these can change significantly in subsequent years.
A body of evidence has debunked the concept of 'learning styles', but some teachers still cling to it.
Police in schools are being asked to deal with a range of issues, such as being a mental health counselor for a traumatized child. It is unfair to the police and can be harmful for children.
School garden projects are becoming hugely popular. Over 25 percent of public elementary schools include garden-based learning. Do these gardens improve the education and health of young people?
A large number of adult learners are going back to community colleges to acquire new skills. Are they acquiring the skills necessary for today's technology-rich job environments?