Researcher reveals hidden world through the eyes of butterflies

An award-winning scientist and professor of evolutionary biology, Adriana Briscoe studies the evolution of vision in butterflies and how they see color. Briscoe is currently working on her first book, which is a memoir about, ...

How to help physics teachers who don't know physics

A shortage of high school physics teachers has led to teachers with little-to-no physics training taking over physics classrooms, causing additional stress and job dissatisfaction for those teachers—and a difficult learning ...

Here's what teachers look for when kids start school

Many parents believe teaching their child to read is the best way to get them ready to start school, but teachers often disagree. Teachers generally consider it more important for children to know how to regulate their emotions, ...

Problem-solving helps pupils to learn mathematics

A primary reason as to why pupils are having difficulties learning mathematics is the excessive emphasis on learning procedures and working with routine tasks. The pupils' knowledge would improve if larger emphasis was placed ...

How to teach and parent better in the age of big data

At the parent-teacher conference, I sat across the table from my first grader's teacher in a chair made for a 6-year-old. The teacher pointed to percentages scrawled in red ink. I looked and listened.

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