A study of thousands of students hospitalised with an injury or illness confirms they are likely to fall behind their classmates. But good management and targeted help with learning cut the risk.
Grades don’t actually measure learning, and they can increase students’ stress and decrease their motivation. A college professor explains an alternative to grading students’ work.
Our study of over 300 primary school students showed they preferred certain types of classroom furniture, and they clearly explained how it helped their learning experience.
School sport should prioritise development of the person, not the athlete. A new TV deal has some worried there hasn’t been enough debate as to how this will impact the culture of school sport.
Looking to earn good grades? Good notes could help, an expert says.
Recent news that at least one Ontario university adjusts for grade inflation during the undergraduate application process is a call to action – for long-term educational change.
Learning is an independent activity at university. Students who don’t speak English as a mother tongue struggle to decode the content, let alone make sense of it.
Eleven states have introduced a new test score. Here’s what you need to know.
The learning loss that occurs over the summer for poor students can lead to a growing academic achievement gap in subsequent years. What are community schools and how do they help low-income students?
Introducing game-like elements into classrooms can boost student motivation and learning.
Scientists being wrong is not a bug or a glitch – it’s a feature of science and mistakes can actually lead to new, deeper discoveries.
Technological and digital literacy are crucial for university students who hope to truly contribute to the world in the 21st century.
What role does a bit of recognition play for students?
A steakhouse wouldn’t be evaluated based on a fish prepared at a seafood restaurant. But this is what teacher evaluation looks like.
Some public schools have switched to a four-day school week. What does it change?
Large classes don’t have a good reputation when it comes to fostering student learning. But there are a few ways for teachers to adapt to bigger classes.
Is academic cheating inevitable? Not in classrooms where teachers emphasize mastery of content.