As a result of the worst shock to education and learning in recorded history, learning poverty has increased by a third in low- and middle-income countries, with an estimated 70% of 10-year-olds unable to understand a simple written text, according to a new report published today by the World Bank,... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-24
In a new compendium of academic analysis, researchers argue that despite decades of investment in "positive education"—such as programs to teach children happiness and mindfulness—schools still lack a proper framework for cultivating pupil well-being.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-23
Frequent small stakes assessments may help marginalized students bridge an achievement gap in physiology education, according to research that will be presented this week at the American Physiological Society (APS) Institute on Teaching and Learning in Madison, Wisconsin.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-23
Schools in the U.S. resumed in-person learning last year, but enrollment in public schools across the country has failed to recover to pre-pandemic levels and, in some cases, continued to drop.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-23
New research is the first to show large-scale intergenerational effects of the federal Head Start program that launched in 1965 as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson's War on Poverty. The program continues to this day and serves children from low-income families and disadvantaged circumstances.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-22
La Trobe University research reveals an inexpensive "peer support" model used extensively by frontline health workers may be the solution to teacher burnout, which has left schools across the country unable to operate effectively.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-20
As the days get colder, teachers not only face the usual seasonal battle of keeping classrooms at a comfortable temperature but also trying to reduce the COVID-19 virus count in the environment. How to reduce virus spread is important knowledge for teachers—just as it was a century ago when the... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-17
Every student in every school in Australia has experienced unprecedented disruptions to their schooling over the past three years. On top of the disruptions and stress of COVID-19 lockdowns, isolation from their schools, their friends and (for many) their extended families, tens of thousands of Australian families have also seen... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-17
In addition to searching for the meaning of poems, they can also often be described through the emotions that the reader feels while reading them. Kristiine Kikas, a doctoral student at the School of Humanities of Tallinn University, studied which other sensations arise whilst reading poetry and how they affect... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-16
One in five students in the United States will not earn a high school diploma—and young adolescents who fall behind in school risk never catching up, leading to unemployment, poor health and poverty, research has shown.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-15
No clear relationship exists between GCSE test anxiety and exam performance among Year 11 pupils, a UCL study has found.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-15
Companies that conduct and publish research with universities can implement a "knowledge protection effect" strategy to guard against business rivals poaching their ideas, according to a new study from a business researcher at The University of Texas at Austin.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-14
Students learning to solve math word problems can struggle to combine mathematical and language skills. For English language learners, the fastest-growing minority in U.S. schools, that challenge can be even greater as they attempt to learn math concepts in a second language. Published in the Journal of Learning Disabilities, a... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-14
Digital teaching and communication tools are increasingly present in kindergarten to Grade 12 classrooms. By April 2020, not long after the onset of the pandemic, Google Classroom had doubled its users to more than 100 million.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-14