Back-to-school routines under COVID-19 look a little different than previous years. For one thing, kids need to wear masks. Which means many parents have mask questions.
All students interviewed for a study on relationships with teachers said the ones they loved most were kind, caring or funny. They said the ones they disliked often treated them unfairly.
Good mental health is the ability to adapt to changes and stress. Whatever school looks like, parents can help keep kids' social-emotional development on track in these four areas.
Long breaks from school lead to learning loss, with maths scores being particularly badly affected - but a return to core concepts could be the answer to a pre-pandemic problem.
Research shows that children can become infected with the coronavirus and spread it to others. Though rare, some kids do become severely ill and a few have died from COVID-19.
Temperature checks will miss children who are asymptomatic, which we know many kids with COVID-19 are. And the thermometers used aren't necessarily the most reliable in the first place.
Waterloo Region District School Board’s suspension of the Student Resource Officer program is one step toward ending racism in schools but much more still needs to be done.
False beliefs about the brain, called neuromyths, are ubiquitous in education. Is there any hope of debunking them?
In some parts of the US, a silver lining of COVID-19 may be a return to childhood friendships based in neighborhoods.
Exam revision and parties are a traditional part of growing up.
Children need to know how to get help when they feel at risk.
Going back to school can be tough for children who suffer from social anxiety.
With online learning and social distancing, kids are spending more time staring at screens and less time outdoors. That can put them at higher risk of myopia and serious eye problems in the future.
Special steps need to be taken to blunt the impact of school closures, particuarly on girls.
School closures under coronavirus have raised significant risks for vulnerable students who face maltreatment and exposure to violence. Here are five priorities to address when reopening schools.
Female teachers perform better in the classroom and women principals lead to achieve better school management. But, female educators have to wait longer to be promoted.
To find out how the teaching of Captain Cook in Australian schools has changed, I examined textbooks used in the 1950s until today.
Indonesian textbooks represent gender equality better than their South Asian counterparts, but our analysis shows portrayals of women are still biased.
Government schools remain open but many parents are already voluntarily keeping their children home in an effort to 'flatten the curve'.
Research finds that poor households in rural Indonesia tend to prioritise high-cost schooling options for sons, while sending daughters to under-resourced Islamic schools. Why is this the case?