Fifteen-year-olds who play online video games score above average in math, reading, and science, while those who engage in social networking tend to score below average, according to an analysis of international assessment data.
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August 05, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education is asking people to share photos of themselves reading as part of its #ReadWhereYouAre campaign.
August 01, 2016
A recent study found that academic language, perspective taking, and complex reasoning can predict the kind of deep reading comprehension students need in secondary school and beyond.
July 26, 2016
Researchers find that U.S. teachers perform about as well as other American college graduates in literacy skills, but lag both fellow college-educated Americans and their international peers in math skills.
July 19, 2016
A scenario familiar to many classroom teachers is playing out on a much bigger scale at the Republican National Convention.
July 08, 2016
Wiesel, who died at age 87, wrote dozens of books, the first and perhaps most influential of which was Night, a Holocaust memoir that's taught in middle and high school classrooms around the world.
July 06, 2016
Literacy expert Timothy Shanahan says the idea that students should mainly read texts at their "instructional level" simply isn't backed by research.
June 24, 2016
A recent survey finds that teachers say the common-core standards have led them to focus more on teaching writing than they have in the past, and yet they haven't gotten the proper training to do so.
June 10, 2016
Louisiana legislators approved a new set of academic standards to replace the Common Core State Standards—but how much do the new standards really differ?
May 13, 2016
At a panel discussion in Washington, reading and policy experts came together to discuss how states can use their new flexibility under ESSA to begin to increase students' reading achievement.