Virtual reality can allow teachers and students to explore coral reefs or the inside of cells without leaving the classroom.
Yoga and mindfulness are becoming more prevalent in America's public schools. But are they subtly promoting religion? A scholar who has served as an expert witness in several yoga cases weighs in.
Play video games and learn a language – a researcher explains why it might be possible.
Research from around the world shows that boosting teacher pay can lead to better student learning, but only if it's accompanied by other things.
School ‘well-being dogs’ could help to reduce stress and make children happier.
Just because your children are learning about LGBT relationships, it won't make them gay.
School textbooks from Germany deal with Europe in much greater detail and with more of a positive angle than those published in England.
In England, one in fifty children cycle to school. But if English children cycled at the same rates as Dutch children, this could rise to two in five.
Young people from working class backgrounds in socially deprived areas are far less likely to choose, or have the opportunity, to study languages at secondary school, than their more affluent peers.
When teenagers sleep for less than eight hours a night, they are at increased risk of suicide, being overweight, high rates of injury, poor sustained attention and low school grades.
There's been a growing number of students taking up the language in schools across the UK.
The Shanghai maths method is considered to be one the best in the world for teaching students mathematics, but it doesn't necessarily translate well into English schools.
Britain’s education system doesn't know what to do about children with autism.
Finger counting and struggling to tell the time or use a calendar are all typical signs of dyscalculia – sometimes called 'maths dyslexia'.
Gifted students have the potential to be our future Einsteins. But they will only do this if we support them to learn in an appropriate way.
There has been a tenfold increase in the worldwide prevalence of childhood obesity over the past four decades.
National programs have not yielded improved achievement rates in schools. We need to empower local people to take responsibility and collaborate to develop programs.
When it comes to helping students who've lost a loved one, educators often don't know what to do or say. A pediatrician offers insights on how schools can support children in grief.
A huge rise in head lice and nits is expected in schools due to the NHS scrapping treatment.
Is it really the best use of time for children, teachers and parents?