A school in Tennessee aims to develop children in multiple dimensions--from "sharp minds" to "noble purpose."
The voices of students describing how they learn bring academic theories of learning down to earth.
Literacy is not a right guaranteed by the Constitution, a court recently ruled. Maybe it takes an amendment to change that.
It is not enough to prepare young people to be civically aware; educational equity requires students to become civic activists.
A SCUBA club at High Tech High provides students with a sense of accomplishment, as well as imparting science knowledge and deeper learning skills.
There are steps educators can take to deal with students' traumas or mental-health issues, to enable them to take on challenging cognitive tasks.
Under an initiative from the XQ Institute, 18 teams are creating new designs aimed at transforming high schools.
Professional development needs to be organized around what we know about how learning takes place, rather than around the mechanistic approach currently used.
Successful examples from Singapore and the United States show that how technology is implemented in schools makes all the difference for student learning.
Peer mentoring can inform, support, and guide youth who have started down dangerous paths, says Kathleen Cushman.