For 8-year-old Tanitoluwa Adewumi, a chess program ended up being a ticket out of a homeless shelter. A chess education expert explains what to look for in a chess program for your child.
Despite the known benefits of black students having black teachers, teacher license exams often stand in the way – even though they don't predict which teachers will be effective, a scholar says.
Children in England are among the most tested and unhappiest in the western world.
Technology has good potential to help students learn, but it must be used appropriately to keep students moving, learning and working together.
In these divided times, young people are uniting to claim a political platform and fight climate change.
A former social studies teacher lists three ways educators and others can better understand the difficult subject of slavery in the US, including a way to hear directly from freed slaves themselves.
A new study reports that school-based physical activity interventions are ineffective in improving young people's activity levels. But we just need to think outside the box if we want them to work.
There are several ways to deal with discrimination, from initiating national dialogues to training teachers to identify their own biases.
Public schools were originally envisioned in the 19th century as 'common schools' where rich and poor kids could be educated together. MLK wanted the same thing – but it's not happening.
The teachers strike in Los Angeles is the first big one of 2019, but likely not the last. An education scholar says low teacher pay and inadequate public school funding will likely spur more strikes.
Food education in Australia tends to be patchy, and doesn't fully met the present and future life needs of students and their families.
When it comes to helping students who've lost a loved one, educators often don't know what to do or say. A pediatrician offers insights on how schools can support children in grief.
Why psychoanalysis and children shouldn't mix.
Teachers' understanding of dyslexia is mostly limited to behaviour, new survey finds.
The Melbourne Declaration is now ten years old. It acts as a national guide for education policy, practice and delivery in Australian schools.
The UN has declared all violence against children a violation of human rights. But it still happens even in schools.
More than 800 students told researchers what they value most in their friends.
Education through to the end of high school is a birthright in Australia but many kids are missing out on important parts of that birthright in ways that leave them feeling like losers and outsiders.
There needs to be more opportunity in school and at home for students to learn to write for enjoyment.
Civil society groups continue to fight against the creeping demands of the UK's immigration system.