A new app uses real data from the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) to teach students math.
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"At this point, learning to code is simply about understanding how the world functions," Chris Bosh writes in a guest opinion piece for Wired.org.
October 25, 2013
After sustaining a concussion, a student-athlete may need to be eased back into his or her normal academic routine, suggests the American Academy of Pediatrics.
October 03, 2013
In The Atlantic, two education researchers highlight studies about the positive relationship between school-sponsored sports and academic success.
September 20, 2013
A TIME Magazine journalist believes U.S. high schools should divert their "obsessive intensity" about high school sports to academics instead.
September 18, 2013
The Friends of Magic program will enlist high-profile volunteers to provide support and resources for at-risk students and dropouts.
September 11, 2013
Higher levels of aerobic fitness can bolster a child's ability to learn and remember information, according to a new study.
June 13, 2013
A new 10-part online series from NBC Learn, the United States Golf Association, and Chevron Corp. explores the science behind the game of golf.
May 02, 2013
The NCAA Division I Board of Directors suspended a rule that would have allowed college coaches to contact recruits an unlimited number of times in high school.
April 05, 2013
The NCAA will be launching a series of academics-based advertisements targeting middle- and high-school student-athletes in the coming months.