Education

Psychologists Studied 5,000 Genius Kids for 45 Years — Here Are Their 6 Key Takeaways

Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half …

Parenting

College Rankings Just Confirm What We Already Know

Let the wailing and gnashing of teeth begin! The <i>U.S. News</i> college rankings issue for 2017 is out and as usual, it will probably be their biggest seller of the year. We love lists, we love ranking and rating things, and we have an equally good time dissing this particular exercise in …

College & University

Three lessons from rigorous research on education technology

Students make use of technology while working in small groups. Photo: Meredith KolodnerSchool district administrators and principals are inundated …

Education Technology

‘My quitting teaching had very little to do with the kids and everything to do with the grown-ups’

It took 24 years of marking dog-eared exercise books, resolving "friendship issues", planning lessons (and then planning new ones as the entire …

Teaching

This ‘royal’ NYC kindergarten costs $45K a year

Formally shaking hands with his immaculately-dressed principal, little Leo looks adorable in his gray English-style felt blazer and tailored shorts. …

New York City

5 Collaborative Practices that Impact Learning

Many schools and districts are providing time during the school day for educators to collaborate. Districts have shortened schools days, utilized …

Teaching

Research universities partner to increase low-income student graduation

Three years ago a group of public research universities set out to prove that by working together they could significantly increase the completion …

Ivy League

What Google Management Understands that Many Schools Don’t

0<p>Michael Hynes is the superintendent of the Patchogue-Medford School District on Long Island. As he confesses in this short and inspiring video, he …

Parenting

Who Will Train Tomorrow's Lawyers and How Will They Learn?

The legal industry is an ecosystem; there’s an inter-dependency between and among its elements. So, for example, when clients sneeze, law firms catch a cold; law schools get the flu; and law students contract pneumonia. A recent American Lawyer article, “Pay for Associate Hours? More Companies …

Entrepreneurship

UC is handing out generous pensions, and students are paying the price with higher tuition

As parents and students start writing checks for the first in-state tuition hike in seven years at the University of California, they hope the extra money will buy a better education.<p>But a big chunk of that new money — perhaps tens of millions of dollars — will go to pay for the faculty’s …

Retirement

The Way We Teach Math Is Holding Women Back

First Daughter Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos toured the National Air and Space Museum with a group of middle school students …

Mathematics

Doing the math on marks and class sizes

When the province does its curriculum rethink following mediocre math marks, it is as important to consider class dynamic as it is class size.

Study: Students Rely on Least Reliable Source for Advice on College Majors

When it comes to choosing college majors – a crucial decision that lays the groundwork for future employment and earnings – students often rely on …

KQED

Classroom educators know better than anyone else how much of learning is built on the strength of relationships in the room. When students like and …

Teaching

Education About Religions Is Broken, But It Can Be Fixed

Education about religions in English schools is broken, and it is too important a subject not to fix. That is the reality that drives the work of the …

Atheism

Social media 'impacts' mental health among young people

<b>Social media is distorting children's grasp of reality and having an impact on their mental health as a result, a support teacher has said.</b><p>Spotting early signs of children with problems is a priority for schools.<p>A £1.4m trial has been launched where NHS staff will offer specialist help in schools …

Mental Health

Colleges Move to Close Gender Gap in Science

Nine of 10 largest STEM programs increased their share of women graduates, a WSJ analysis finds<p>Women make up more than half of students on U.S. college campuses, but receive only about two of every 10 degrees in high-paying and in-demand fields such as computer science and engineering, according to …

21st Century

New Teaching Resources On National Anthem Protests

The Day the Real Patriots Took a Knee is a NY Times editorial.<p>— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) September 25, 2017<p>A forum for students: What is Your …

Teaching

The 20 best colleges for adult learners - MarketWatch

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>The new U.S. News college rankings were recently released and that’s fine. But there’s …

Business

China’s roving students are lured home

After high school in Nanjing, Queenie Ren followed a familiar path for young Chinese students. She moved to the US for higher education, studying …

China

Can an All-Boys, Afrocentric Education Close the Achievement Gap?

“I am the pink flower” is not the kind of thing a ninth-grade boy usually says with a straight face, especially not in a room filled with other …

African-American News

Students encouraged to consider university in France

Guernsey's Education Committee is encouraging students to consider attending university in France.<p>Staff from Caen University are visiting the island …

Study Skills

In Pa. school-funding maze, formula for equity elusive

READING – Near a laundromat and a grocery store in a commercial strip of downtown Reading, the 10th and Penn Elementary School’s aging hallways are …

Philadelphia

Unions Make Excuses for Teachers Skipping School

Teachers with excessive absences cause problems for their students, and their peers need to acknowledge this<p>Last week, a new study reported that 28 …

School welfare officer 'stabbed' by 16-year-old girl as police arrest suspect on suspicion of attempted murder

A school welfare officer has been stabbed at a school near Scunthorpe as police arrest a 16-year-old girl on suspicion of attempted murder.<p>Humberside Police have confirmed that a 61-year-old woman working at Winterton Community Academy has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.<p>Meanwhile, a …

Crime

uTalk Language Education: 22 Languages | Mashable Shop

• Languages include: American English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Latin American Spanish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Greek, Polish, …

Language Learning

Why aren’t your kids in school? Kentucky has a truancy problem. See how bad it is.

Kentucky parents, your kids have a serious school attendance problem.<p>Consider this your collective note from the principal’s office. And then …

Lexington

BHU fears more protests, varsity shut till 3 Oct: No girl here who hasn't been molested, say students

Watch Full Video<p><b>Varanasi:</b> The iconic Banaras Hindu University (BHU), which has been hit by student unrest since 21 September following an alleged …

India

The Time to Innovate is Now!

<i>I am participating in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with hundreds of other educators across the globe, about The Innovator’s Mindset by George</i> …

Innovation

What Milo Yiannopoulos’s ‘Free Speech’ Stunt Cost

In a typical year, the University of California, Berkeley, allocates around $200,000 to pay for security at campus protests. But since this past February, the school has spent some $1.5 million. That enormous sum excludes the $1 million the administration expected to spend this week on Milo …

Opinion