US schools now collect detailed data on their students. But teachers and parents need to think carefully about how that data is used – and what it shows, or doesn't show, about a student.
Tutoring is a billion-dollar industry. A former tutor explains what to look for in a tutor for your child and urges parents to consider free options before they open up their pocketbooks.
ClassDojo, the popular classroom behaviour management and communication system, is said to facilitate community and message-sharing. But who is asking how children are impacted?
While many parents believe equipping their young child with a cellphone is a matter of safety, research shows the practice comes with certain risks.
A systematic embrace of parents' untapped knowledge by schools could revolutionize education systems in Canada and globally.
Schools across Canada should 'grow down' and offer two years of full-day preschool, according to a new report. This would allow mothers to work, improve child outcomes and reduce income inequality.
In the elementary classroom, improv can nurture a collaborative and creative climate in which even reticent kids want to participate.
Recent research raised concerns about girls' stereotypes on their gender's lack of 'brilliance.' But an overlooked finding suggests boys also hold hindering stereotypes about themselves in school.
Many schools claim that when students attend in uniforms, it improves discipline, and leads to academic gains. But does it?
Parent involvement with kids' homework can have both positive and negative effects. So, what should parents and educators do?
One in 10 children report spending multiple hours on homework. There are no benefits of this additional work, but it could leave a negative impact on health.