Grammatical nous has been found to give students a broader understanding of their own language and a key to learning others. The problem is, teachers aren’t being equipped to teach it.
What started out as a community project with local schoolchildren has garnered an official endorsement and countless memes. It has also sparked a national conversation
Children who started school in autumn 2020 needed more support than in previous years.
From rabbits to maggots, school pets are common but we need to think of them as partners, not resources
For years you may have been adding and subtracting numbers in your head in a certain way, but these strategies were never formally taught at school. Now they are, and they all have names.
Creative dance combines physical activity with creativity.
The children in our study had concerns that included making friends, meeting new teachers and coping with school work.
We heard the views of 211 primary school staff in Wales on the return to school.
Students in Year 3 had slightly higher results in NAPLAN if they were held back. By Year 9 students who were held back did no better on NAPLAN tests than those sent when first eligible.
Children need to know how to get help when they feel at risk.
Education in Gaelic is hugely valuable in keeping the language alive in Scotland.
If you suspect your child – whether they are in early childhood education and care, primary or secondary school – has a questionable friend, here are some tips on how to deal with it.
One-quarter of children who start school aren’t developmentally ready. Play-based learning in the early years of school can help with the transition, as well as providing a host of other benefits.
By leading school children through the wonders of the natural world, teachers could help raise environmental stewards.
Testing times ahead for four-year-olds as new starters face ‘harmful’ assessments within six weeks of starting school.
New research shows that extra-curricular activities do more to help close the attainment gap between richer and poorer pupils than nebulous lessons in ‘character’.
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.