Outdoor instruction with exploration built in has yielded results that beat learning in a classroom, new research out of Norway suggests.
Happiness is, at least, as important as test scores and other accomplishments for schools and students. Here’s the proof.
Civic engagement during the teen years carries over into adulthood, esp. in reaching a higher level of academic completion.
A curriculum developed at Johns Hopkins Univ. in Baltimore, supporting kids who speak up about depression, shows some promise.
Why are women underrepresented in certain fields, and why do they have less interest in certain careers? Society could be to blame.
Professors get special requests from students a lot, like extra time. Female profs who deny the request are more likely to get complaints.
Meritocracy places a strong need for young people to strive, perform and achieve in modern life; that leads to an increase in perfectionism.
Games, like life, don’t have to be a zero-sum game, as scientists at Ga. State found by looking at primate behavior in monkeys.
Being “addicted” to a smartphone or the internet can be linked to a chemical imbalance in the brain, new research suggests.
Sleep helps our brain strengthen memories, and good sleep therefore can help us learn. But that same strengthening can also get in the way.