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?
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June 27, 2017
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June 23, 2017
A student journalist caught dozens of school buses on camera as they rolled through stop signs, spurring policy change. Here's what his work says about student engagement.
June 22, 2017
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December 06, 2016
The newest results on the international PISA test show how factors like attendance and school climate correlate with academic achievement.
November 21, 2016
Several national K-12 groups will encourage schools to respond to numerous reports of violence, harassment, and intimidation that have occurred since Donald Trump's presidential election by reaffirming "the inclusive values that are the foundation of healthy learning cultures."
November 14, 2016
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October 20, 2016
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October 19, 2016
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