It’s not Jurassic Park but real life, as two scientists have found evidence, among fossil dinosaur eggs, that dinosaurs are perhaps more closely linked to birds than to reptiles.
The Washington Post published a “standardized test” that was written by an 8th-grade student in New York. It’s all in fun, but with any good joke, there are elements of truth.
If a teacher assigns a persuasive essay that makes students develop an argument that Jews are evil, can the teacher be put on leave or dismissed? It’s a 1st Amendment question.
Although some errors can still be found in the Next Generation Science Standards, they do deliver in terms of encouraging the development of critical thinking skills from K to 12.
A Maryland scientist and member of the state board of education speaks about the Next Generation Science Standards, which were released to the public on Tuesday.
A group of 26 states, including both Illinois and Maryland, has finally released the “Next Generation Science Standards.” The effort took several years, and we’ll examine the standards in future posts on this blog.
Comparative linguistic studies have revealed that very young children understand the rules behind the grammar they’re using and don’t simply imitate words and phrases they hear from adults.
The 6th Circuit has ruled that school officials can’t search text messages on a student’s cellphone just because that student has a history of drug abuse and suicidal thoughts.
Fraudulent editions of journals that have names that sound quite real have been popping up. Schools and students should use caution when it comes to trusting research they find online.
The Illinois School Library Media Association announced its book awards on March 22. The awards are intended to represent “favorite” books for students in K-12 schools in Illinois.