The Ukraine war shows how important agile and critical social media use can be. It’s a reminder that our English curriculum in schools is out of touch with our world of digital communication.
More of the curriculum is devoted to climate change, but it’s still not presented holistically. Teachers also need more training and resources to help them prepare students for a changing climate.
Researchers argue that because all learning involves language, language and literacy should be taught explicitly across all school subjects. Language must be understood and learned in context.
A free speech expert defines censorship and applies that lesson to current political struggles in the US to ban books from public schools and libraries.
Preparing young people for their future requires teachers to be climate change educators, but the federal government has resisted its inclusion in the curriculum. It’s up to states to take the lead.
It is important for people who are part of educational institutions to honour the year-round significance of the new National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30.
A civil rights scholar looks at the large number of anti-transgender policies being debated and passed in state capitols. They are a staple issue for conservatives who want to rally their base.
Research shows that grit is a strong predictor of reading achievement. This suggests that socio-emotional skills are important for student achievement, even in high-poverty contexts.
The inclusion of new topics in Ghana’s comprehensive sex education curriculum has split opinions among parents.
Canadians for the most part have been well served with dispassionate professional judgements about matters of public interest, except when it comes to what kids learn at school.
Leaked curriculum drafts in Alberta show a desire to revive old colonial myths. To face today’s challenges, we need stories that teach how humans are related to each other and to all life forms.
A shortage of competent and qualified maths teachers is a key contributing factor to the low maths performance of South African school children.
Objections raised about the school syllabus by parents, schools and civil society point to a bigger problem with the state.
Despite calls for climate change to be part of our education, Australia has not designed, implemented nor funded a coherent, educational approach to our climate emergency.
Children feel lonelier and spend less time outside than ever before. New research is showing how reconnecting children with the community can help.
South Africa’s introducing coding as a school subject but until teacher education, IT infrastructure and internet connectivity issues, among others are addressed, the country has a long way to go.
While shifting cyber safety education beyond privacy is a step in the right direction, teachers already have to contend with an overcrowded curriculum.
There needs to be more opportunity in school and at home for students to learn to write for enjoyment.
To grasp how extraordinary evils are often committed by ordinary people, we need to consider how we define evil, and most importantly, whom we consider to be the agents of evil.
Pupils would be able to explore the complex worldviews and practices of people who do not identify with a religion.