Our study shows that maths anxiety not only causes children to struggle in exams – it also means they learn less at school.
Schools cannot deal with inequality alone, but can help to provide joined-up support.
Muslim schools can provide a place for girls to study while wearing headscarves.
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School reforms pushed by French President Emmanuel Macron are aimed at pushing Muslim students into public schools. An expert explains why this may be the wrong approach.
Remote learning doesn’t work for all children. Students sit behind screened-in cubicles at St. Barnabas Catholic School in Scarborough, Ont., on Oct. 27, 2020.
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As provinces consider extended holidays, or school closures loom as a possibility under COVID-19, schools should commit to providing in-person schooling for students with disabilities.
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Lost learning is greater in disadvantaged households.
Parents who felt their child’s school supported them during the transition to remote learning reported less anxiety and depression, according to a recent survey.
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Schools can impact the mental health and well-being of not just students but their parents, too.
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School streets close roads to motor traffic when children arrive at and leave school.
Researchers take a closer look at how activities that engage the whole family can help young distance learners build STEM skills.
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A new hands-on learning program helps families with young children build their engineering skills.
Your country needs YOU to be a critical friend.
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From medieval thinkers to James Baldwin, loving one's country has never meant you can't be critical of it too.
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The UK government has published new guidance barring materials produced by groups opposed to capitalism from schools.
Mathematical models can help figure out class sizes and configurations to minimize disruptions and school closures.
Schools reopening during the current coronavirus pandemic need to calculate class sizes to prevent the spread of disease and minimize disruptions.
Getting children vaccinated can protect them and others from potentially deadly diseases.
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A pediatrician answers parents' questions about catching up on missed childhood vaccinations and why that's so important.
Demand is high for teachers with expertise in STEM subjects like maths. But students also deserve expert English, history, civics or geography teachers. Maybe your favourite teacher did an arts degree.
When a person sneezes, tiny droplets, or aerosols, can linger in the air.
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Scientists explain what you need to know about the COVID-19 risks in the air, from how aerosols form to how to keep kids safe on a school bus.
A Guatemalan immigrant tries to log on to his Chromebook while remote learning in Stamford, Connecticut.
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Immigrant students often have work commitments outside class, and they may need additional language support. Giving them equal access to technology during remote learning might not be enough.
Ranking students by academic performance has been condemned as discriminatory and racist, yet New Zealand still leaves it up to individual schools to decide.
Schools in Ohio and Pennsylvania have already found Legionella, the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease, in their water systems.
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When water stagnates in pipes, harmful metals and bacteria can accumulate and make people sick. Buildings that were shut down for weeks during the pandemic may be at risk.
Local interpretation of national guidance will be most effective in preventing outbreaks in schools.
Children now use several online accounts to manage different learning platforms.
Children need to learn how to manage their own accounts and passwords as an extension of their identity.
The World Health Organisation now recommends children aged 12 years and older wear masks and that masks should be considered for those aged 6-11 years.