When school officials post photos about students on Facebook, they may be inadvertently enabling data mining firms and others to use the information for other purposes, new research has found.
With school closures across 2020, teenagers used mobile phones even more frequently than before. But their use has an effect on their sleep.
Going back to school can be tough for children who suffer from social anxiety.
Many children will be anxious about going back to school. Some might be excited. Either way, there are some things you can do to help ease the transition.
New national data, on campuses and elsewhere, can help shift our shared narratives about the root causes of gender-based violence.
Doug Ford’s unveiling of a new Grade 1-8 sex education curriculum is strikingly similar to the maligned 2015 version. The result is confused Ontario parents.
Here are some tips to beat the bite of these bloodsuckers for as long as possible.
School stories hold a special place in popular culture. Stories set in Australian schools have often celebrated outsiders and underdogs, in contrast with their North American counterparts.
A cybersecurity expert offers tips to keep high schoolers safe on mobile devices, computers, games and social media.
Gap’s recent back-to-school ad campaign was praised for its portrayal of the diversity of children. One of the girls in the ads was wearing a hijab: this raised a huge debate on social media.
Yes, it’s hot outside. And football practice is starting for thousands of kids. But coaches and parents should be careful about tellings kids to drink more water. That has been deadly.
A developmental psychologist explains how she uses Harry Potter books to make child development more relatable to first-year college students, many of whom grew up on the wildly popular books.
On the one-year anniversary of the tragedy in Charlottesville, we asked the presidents of Bowdoin, Elon and the University of Washington whether free speech should be treated differently on campus.
The presidents of the University of Michigan, the University of Oregon and The Ohio State University offer three ways to judge the value of a college education.
Loving parent can think of nothing more important than protecting their shy children, but excessively protecting your child and taking over doesn’t allow them to learn through experience.
Encouraging positive associations with school, good temperament and keeping communication open between parents, children and teachers can help your child (and you) be more ready for this transition.
Children feel worried or nervous in a new situation if they think something bad might happen or if they feel they won’t be able to handle the situation.
As students return to school and prepare to join sports teams, here’s what they and their parents need to know about concussions.
Education in the United States is becoming increasingly tied to job preparation. But 20th-century philosopher John Dewey knew that such a focus would mean sacrificing the true goal of education.
As the first days of school approach rapidly, an educational psychologist offers strategies for combating anxiety in children and teens.