With even preschoolers using computers and video games, students at all levels now expect to modify and control their own experiments and receive immediate feedback. Responding to that trend, a trio of New York University ...
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.
ETH material engineers found that the performance of ion-conducting ceramic membranes that are so important in industry depends largely on their strain and buckling profiles. For the first time, scientists can now selectively ...
A new study, published in the British Journal of Sociology of Education, has found that while students' unions often try to oppose the rise of consumerism at their universities, they are rarely successful.
The benefits of small classes help students and last longer than previous research indicated, according to a nationally respected expert on education, class size and school discipline.
A study has looked at a new way of teaching mathematics in primary and secondary school classrooms, and its ability to enhance learning.
On May 26, 2015, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced that nine scientific instruments had been selected for a mission to Jupiter's moon Europa that will launch in the 2020s.
When it comes to ocean sciences, Nova Scotia—a coastal province boasting the world's highest tides and a growing "blue economy"—has a knowledge gap among its youth.
An approach to combating bullying in schools has found sharing feelings, building empathy and promoting social knowledge significantly improves the learning environment.