A new study explores whether students learn more from animated lessons on computers when they take practice tests afterward.
A new educational video uses traditional Indonesian song-and-dance techniques to teach schoolchildren what to do when an earthquake strikes.
A research review says teachers can take three specific steps to help minority students overcome feeling at risk of confirming to negative stereotypes.
At yesterday's meeting of the National Board for Education Sciences, board members mused on some possible new directions for managing federal education research.
Think tank studies aren't dominating news coverage, says a new report, but they may get more than their share of the spotlight.
The Institute of Education Sciences put out a request today for applications from states looking for grants of up to $9 million to build statewide longitudinal systems for tracking student-level data.
At GothamSchools, blogger Aaron Pallas illustrates the trouble with the growing numbers of Web databases that allow users to compare schools.
Studies in the August issue of the American Journal of Education highlight the role that school location plays in where parents buy a home and where schools set up shop.
A practice guide from the Institute of Education Sciences offers some research-based advice on how to get a bigger academic bang from out-of-school learning programs.
The full House appropriations committee voted to approve a proposal for boost federal funds for educational research and development to $199.2 million for next year. Next stop: the House floor.