Handwriting Without TearsGot a kid learning letters and numbers? Handwriting Without Tears, a system used in schools around the country, has come up with an app that can make things a lot easier.
5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School SchedulesKids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.
Schools Extending Compulsory Education RequirementsIn an effort to increase academic standing internationally, many school districts have decided to extend the upper and lower limits of their compulsory education requirements.
Integrating Is EducatingIn an article in <em>The Washington Post</em>, programs and projects are cited that make the case that integrating subjects can work.
Doctor Recommends Eye Screening As Standard For Young StudentsDr. Pamela Gallin recommends vision screenings be taken as seriously as vaccination requirements with uniform standards. Kids who can't see, can't learn.
Singing Makes You SmarterLearning to sing promotes structural changes in the brain that help you learn.
Study: Babies Learn Best When They're Surprised"The infants' behaviors are not merely reflexive responses to the novelty of surprising outcomes but instead reflect deeper attempts to learn about aspects of the world that failed to accord with expectations," said Aimee Stahl, the study’s lead author.
Fast Food Can Affect Student LearningFindings from a national study show that fast food not only increases kids' weight but decreases test scores.
Students' Character Counts As A Predictor Of SuccessA new study from the Brookings Institution shows that character skills that improve performance can mean more to success than academic skills.
Study: 'What Will They Learn' In College? Probably Not MuchThat’s the takeaway from a new report published by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni.
Study: Want To Learn Something? Spark Your Curiosity FirstWhether it’s psychology or art history, you learn better when you’re curious about something -- anything -- before hitting the books.
Too Much Time Spent In Front Of The MonitorThe study of so-called time-in-front-of-the-monitor needs to be expanded from TV and video games to hand held devices and the wide array of tools that are out there.
Study: Snow Days Don't Negatively Impact LearningNew research out of Harvard reveals<em> not</em> calling schools off for a snow day might be more detrimental to students than canceling school for the weather.
Singing Improves Brain's Ability To LearnLearning to sing promotes structural changes in the brain that help you learn.
Study Suggests Learning New Skills May Keep Aging Minds SharpGetting older and want to keep your mind sharp? It seems that crossword puzzles and reading just won’t cut it.