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March 13, 2018

Teachers Say Social-Emotional Learning Is Important, But They Can't Do It Alone

A focus on students' social, emotional, and academic development improves classroom learning, a new report says, but teachers need support to bring that mindset into their work.

January 23, 2018

Social-Emotional Learning for Senators: This Elementary School Exercise Helped End the Shutdown

A group of senators used an elementary school listening exercise to help negotiate an end to the government shutdown. Here's what Congress can learn from schools.

January 17, 2018

'When Are We Going to Use This?' Strategies to Help Students Find Relevance in School Work

A researcher who studies student motivation has developed strategies for helping students find personal relevance of classroom work. That's key to helping them stay engaged, he says.

January 05, 2018

Students Make a Prosthetic Leg for a Duck, Showing the Value of Purpose in Learning

Arkansas middle school students persisted through months of challenges in designing a 3D-printed prosthetic foot for a duck. Researchers say a sense of purpose, like helping an animal, can help engage students in the classroom.

December 06, 2017

In Discipline Debate, Two Groups Draw Different Conclusions About the Same District

Philadelphia's efforts to reduce suspensions can succeed if leaders provide supports that are sensitive to the contexts of different schools, a report found.

October 24, 2017

Teachers' Lower Expectations for Black Students May Become 'Self-Fulfilling Prophecies,' Study Finds

When evaluating the same black student, white teachers were nine percentage points less likely than black teachers to expect that the student would earn a college degree, researchers say.

September 24, 2017

Students Have a Right to Protest During National Anthem, Pledge of Allegiance

Comments from President Donald Trump fueled growing protests by athletes during the national anthem, and students may choose to join. Courts have held that schools cannot require students to participate in patriotic rituals. What can students learn from this moment?

August 09, 2017

The Unexpected Reason Some Students Procrastinate

Some students engage in so-called self-handicapping behaviors like procrastination in an attempt to protect themselves from the negative emotions they might feel if they fail at an academic task. How should teachers handle it?

June 30, 2017

Bullying's Hidden Cost: Schools Lose Millions of Dollars When Kids Stay Home

When bullied children stay home to avoid hurtful relationships, schools lose tens of millions of dollars each year, a new study says.

June 27, 2017

'Students Aren't Widgets' and Other Findings on Engaging Kids at School

It takes different strategies to get different types of students engaged in classroom work, a new report suggests. Do you agree with its conclusions?

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