Developmental psychologist Daniel Willingham says teachers should drop the reading reward systems and simply give students time in class for pleasure reading.


At least 1 in 5 West Virginia districts will go back to teaching the traditional algebra-geometry course sequence rather than integrated math courses, which the state initially required under the Common Core State Standards.


Today, the President announced the beginning of a National Week of Making, part of a larger initiative to get more K-12 and higher education students inventing, tinkering, building, and creating.


We compiled some educational resources to help you mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta, the document that became the basis for the U.S. Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.


The ongoing debate about whether the kindergarten common-core standards are "developmentally appropriate" doesn't take a basic question into account: Are most 5- and 6-year-olds capable of learning to read?


Our northern neighbor announced a national strategy for financial literacy education.


Unlike some other statewide programs, teaching students about organ donation hasn't helped increase the number of transplantations.


In response to criticism from the math community, EdReports.org, the group that bills itself as the Consumer Reports of common-core instructional materials, is making changes to its textbook review process.


The former executive director of the National Council of Teachers of English died June 7 after a long illness.


Connecticut lawmakers want to add lessons on banking, investing, and personal finance to financial literacy classes.


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