According to a study conducted in collaboration with the Nobel laureate in economics, Lars Peter Hansen, decision theory is an effective tool for finding the best trade-offs.
Nigerian students are consuming alcohol in alarming quantities, and for psychological reasons. What can be done?
Just because learning is remote in many places doesn't mean teachers can't build more meaningful relationships with their students, a researcher who has examined the issue suggests.
What if one of the answers to the challenges of distance learning was to go back to basics and set up less "tech" and more human contexts?
Humor is a key ingredient to successful learning. Can educators keep the laughter going when learning takes place online?
Pointing out the benefits of white privilege has become a racial justice rallying cry, but associating 'white' with 'privilege' in the classroom can harm academic performance among students of color.
Student mental health was already an issue before the pandemic. And then students felt the strain on all fronts as studies went online and they lost jobs and social contacts.
University students had high rates of mental health issues before the pandemic. The additional stressors of COVID-19 and social isolation will make them even more vulnerable over the winter.
Schools can consider virtual learning and other ways to reduce the negative impact of suspensions on student achievement.
A new hands-on learning program helps families with young children build their engineering skills.
Experiments in college classrooms show how tiny respiratory droplets known as aerosols can spread, even with good ventilation. The risk isn't the same in every seat.
Students can still have a good experience at university this year – if universities take their needs and concerns seriously.
Colleges should let students of color choose their own roommates to make a more supportive environment, says a researcher who looked at student housing policies.
In a series of surveys, young people across the US described their thinking and behavior amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Ranking students by academic performance has been condemned as discriminatory and racist, yet New Zealand still leaves it up to individual schools to decide.
A team of experts argues that after taking care of essential workers, COVID-19 vaccinations should be given to the greatest transmitters of the virus, who are mostly the young.
In a recent survey, 64% of youths said they've experienced bushfires, heatwaves and drought in the past three years. But 88% believe they're not taught to protect themselves and their communities.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, universities are using video for so much of their teaching. Some worry this will hurt student learning, but that's not what we found.
Concerns over how to make schools safe amid the coronavirus remain. But for many low-income students of color, old buildings in need of repair already presented a heath risk.
Comparisons with the second world war are usually unhelpful – but the crisis changed UK nursing for the better. The pandemic offers a similar chance to rethink nursing is provided.