Senior year transitions can be tough: finalizing credits, applying for colleges, considering jobs—and, if students are in the foster care system, it can mean becoming suddenly homeless and without family support. Here's how schools can keep the transition from derailing students' education.
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At the International Mind-Brain Education Conference, cognitive researcher Sarah Watamura argues for a new approach to educating students who have experienced trauma.
September 26, 2018
While young teen parents are on the decline, a new study finds more educational supports are needed for older teenagers and young adults with children.
September 20, 2018
If you want young children to stick to a tough task, framing it as a positive part of their identity may motivate them at first, but may backfire when they run into challenges.
September 18, 2018
Even short suspensions can add up to big losses of instruction, particularly for students of color and special education students, according to researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles.
September 17, 2018
Mischel's landmark research on self-control helped shape the modern school approach to social-emotional learning and student motivation.
August 23, 2018
A new study in the journal Science Robotics suggests social robots can join the ranks of successful study buddies.
August 07, 2018
Brain science explanations might help boost growth mindset, a new study finds, but the students and subject matter.
July 19, 2018
It can be easy to focus on poor grades or absenteeism when thinking about young people at risk, but that leaves out serious health and social issues that can affect students' school lives.
July 17, 2018
By the end of middle school, students may lose a third to half of what they learn during the year to the so-called "summer slide." But the real gaps may not come from where you think.