How to make a ‘fortune teller’ or ‘chatterbox’ with children, and why the paper activity targets many developmental domains at once.
A lot of federal money is now available for making school buildings healthier. Two environmental health experts explain how school districts can best use it.
A scholar who used to evaluate after-school programs says they should do more than just be a place for kids to hang out and socialize.
The core principle of education is to enable students to become kind, giving and contributing members of their community and the world.
A study into the hierarchical relationship between first officers and their captains has shed light on the risk taking that occurs during the critical moment of landing an aircraft.
In today’s episode we take a look at how TikTok can be used as a tool to educate and has been a space for sharing information during major events in the last two years.
The question for all educators should be: How do we capitalize on COVID-19 initiated change to build better education systems for the future?
The brain can count small numbers or compare large ones. But it struggles to understand the value of a single large number. This fact may be influencing how people react to numbers about the pandemic.
Education must care for the multiple identities of students, not an elitist interest in some groups only.
People often try to seem confident and certain in their message so it will be trusted and acted upon. But when information is in flux, research suggests you should be open about what you don’t know.
The physical activity and social connection that take place at recess help children be more engaged once back in the classroom.
Despite government efforts to provide digital resources for students kept out of school for most of 2020, access to these platforms was deeply unequal
Debating whether school uniforms are good or bad sidesteps a bigger issue: students – especially girls – need better designed garments that support their learning and well-being.
Open education resource platforms improve access to education and are globalising education on a scale never seen before.
Is a science kit, some Lego, or building blocks best for fostering kids’ STEM skills and creativity? Fear not – it’s not what’s in the box, but what happens after you open it, that’s most important.
The ability to store information is central to learning and the field of artificial intelligence. Researchers have shown how a unique material shows basic learning properties similar to that of slugs.
Too often, corporal punishment breaks young people and brutalises them.
Too much time studying isn’t good for you or your grades. The challenge is to find the best balance of study, sleep and other activity to improve learning without compromising well-being.
Modern classrooms are set up in very different ways to the rows of single desks. Does this modern furniture benefit learning?
The number of school librarians in the US has dropped about 20% over the past decade, a recent study found. Here are four ways school librarians prepare students for today’s world.