Laptop Note-Taking: External Brain-Booster or Memory Drain?

Students write less but remember more concepts when they take notes by hand, a new study finds.


Philadelphia Launches New Ed. Research Consortium

A new research group will study Philadelphia's schools in a time of flux.


Brain Study Gives a Peek at Move From Problem-Solving to Fact-Finding in Math

Brain activity moves from the center of executive function to a region associated with memory as children become math proficient, finds a new study.


Language Skills Can Shape Children's Impulse Control, Research Says

Can limited vocabulary silence the better angels of students' nature? New research suggests poor speech skills may cause later behavior problems.


National Groups Release New Standards for Educational Research Testing

National research groups have released new standards for education research testing.


Can Schools Respect Individuality Without Cultivating Narcissism in Students?

A researcher in narcissism argues self-esteem boosting efforts in schools may have increased tolerance but reduced empathy in students.


Parent-Student Education Needed for Homeless Families, Studies Say

Schools could fill in gaps of homeless shelter supports for families.


How Can Teachers Build on Gifted, Hyperactive Students' Strengths?

New studies provide insight into ways to help students with attention deficits succeed academically.


Illinois Task Force Studies Chicago Absenteeism

A state task force studies potential solutions for Chicago's chronic truancy issues.


District Research Reveals Ways to Help At-Risk Students Graduate

District-level research in Washington D.C. and Maryland shows how to keep at-risk students on track to graduation and college.


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