Many recent, large-scale and international studies confirm that there are things outside of a child's natural intelligence that affect their academic performance.
Putting more green space around an elementary school may help students develop some mental abilities, a study suggests.
The achievement gap between white children and those of color in our nation's schools has profound repercussions for families and communities. But consider as well what it means to us collectively:
Imagine you are in charge of the switch on a trolley track.
A shortage of skilled workers is often the reason many employers say they struggle to find qualified employees to fill vacancies or expand their business. It's become such a concern that public officials in many states are ...
15-year-old boys are more likely than girls of the same age to be low achievers" said a recent OECD report. This is yet more evidence of a long term, worldwide trend of some boys falling behind at school.
"It's OK – not everyone can do difficult math."
A misperception—the belief that the ability to do difficult mathematics is something that you either have or don't—currently prevents many American girls from opting for a major in physics, engineering, mathematics, or ...
The age-old classroom biology experiment of dissecting a real frog can now be replaced with dissecting a virtual frog on an interactive whiteboard. But does this change to so-called "smartboard" technology in high schools ...
Harvard has received its biggest gift in school history—a $400 million donation from Wall Street hedge fund billionaire and alumnus John Paulson, the university said Wednesday.