A teaching approach that emphasizes fostering students' autonomy and social and emotional skills leads to academic gains, according to a new study.
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February 11, 2014
While a Maryland district plans to form a Cybercivility Task Force to address inappropriate online postings, the role of schools in addressing such behavior is largely uncharted territory.
January 10, 2014
A new study attempts to probe how much the practice can explain adolescent sexual behavior.
December 23, 2013
When adults make mistakes on social media, they can become powerful examples for classroom discussions about the consequences of online speech.
November 18, 2013
The leader of a Colorado charter school sought to combat bullying by trying to show students how it feels.
September 05, 2013
Benefits of programs to improve students' social-emotional skills and strengthen relationships with teachers are seen in middle school.
August 21, 2013
A new Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup survey shows that Americans want more investment in social-emotional learning, and reject arming teachers and school staff.
July 11, 2013
While educators often focus on class behavior as a measure of student engagement, a new study finds subtler facets of engagement can be harder to flag but just as critical for their long-term academic success.
June 27, 2013
A new method of socializing students with autism early on shows promise for behavior down the road.
June 06, 2013
Schools would be led through a process that would help determine what strategies would work best in their environment to fundamentally change students' bullying behavior.