Updated at 10:30 a.m. ET If you do a Google image search for "classroom," you'll mostly see one familiar scene: rows or groups of desks, with a spot at the front of the room for the teacher. One teacher,
When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and
Even Einstein was unexceptional in his youth. Now a new book questions our fixation with IQ and says adults can help almost any child become gifted Join us on Thursday 3 August for an online Q&A looking
Scandinavian home and lifestyle trends have been all the rage in 2017. What first began as a hygge takeover (AKA the Danish word for a cozy or charming feeling) has now become even more widespread, with
Small classes. High standards. More money. These popular remedies for school ills aren't as effective as they're sometimes thought to be. That's the somewhat controversial conclusion of education researcher
A primary school head teacher has revealed that she ended up on anti-depressants after parents used a closed group on Facebook to criticise her. It was "a constant stream of complaint and comment about
In the Classroom: 101 Ways to Rock Your World was written as a gift to teachers -- new ones and the ones who have been in the trenches for years. Where would anyone of us be without a teacher at some in
A psychology professor reviewed decades of research about having kids and came to a depressing conclusion about marriage
Lots of women look forward to motherhood — getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter. All over the world, people believe that parenting
With all of the stress that comes with teaching, I think it's easy to forget all the amazing things I experience as a teacher that would never be the status quo in a "normal job." This is why I don't a
I'm well aware that a bowl of Quaker oats is hardly the most nutritious or substantive fare. Honestly, it doesn't even taste that good. But at the end of a long workday, the absolute last thing I want
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has many personal passions. Among them are the eradication of malaria, childhood healthcare, and—of course—education. Tuesday (Mar. 8), Gates offered some fresh thoughts
The letter came in the mail, and London Fletcher separated it from the pile and carried it into his home office. The stationery was distinctive, the name on the return address unmistakable: Peyton Manning.
The first day Kristina Ellis started high school, her mother — a widow and a hairdresser — told her daughter she didn’t have the resources to pay for college. “My mom said, ‘I love you. I believe in you.
The telecast of Super Bowl I, a broadcasting artifact, will be unveiled for the first time since its original airing thanks to the NFL Network. The network will broadcast "Super Bowl I: The Lost Game,"
Since it debuted in 2008, Google Chrome has quickly risen to be the most popular web browser in the world, beating out Firefox and Internet Explorer. But that doesn't mean you can't make it better. There
No matter how talented Brock Osweiler is, there are still things that only Manning can do, little things that can win a close football game in January when the pressure is the highest. After returning
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In my years in education, I've seen a number of complacent teachers who are content with using the same lesson plans, assessments and materials each year. The truth is that even teachers who've been in
Jordan Shapiro drew a lot of attention this year with his four misconceptions about the future of education. As with much of his work, he tries to take a cattle prod to the conventional education narrative.
Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger is the director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the longest and most complete studies of adult life ever conducted. Waldinger described some of the secrets
Luckily, he redeemed himself. The Broncos had to be confident in Brandon McManus as he lined up for a 45-yard game-winning attempt against the Bengals. He'd hit all 20 field goals he'd attempted from yards
The Denver Broncos clinched a playoff spot during Monday Night Football with a bizarre ending in which Cincinnati Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron appeared to hesitate in his attempt to recover a bad snap.
The kids in her class are so excited about this. Natalie Moy thought it was just another day at work when her boyfriend, New York City firefighter David Royael, showed up to give a fire safety lesson her