The YMCA is seeking to expand an after-school pilot program designed to help close the achievement gap for low-income children after early research found that students are showing significant gains in the social-emotional skills they need to do well in school.
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January 09, 2015
December 02, 2014
There is a No Grades movement building across the US. What is it all about?
November 26, 2014
Fifth grade students are getting homework from an unlikely source, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, through a school program developed to teach children how to prepare for natural disasters and emergencies and then develop those plans with their families.
November 14, 2014
Are our current beliefs about daily homework in fact a myth? What is the point of homework in your classroom?
October 29, 2014
In a long-term study of children with ADHD, researchers found that many students were receiving services that show little effectiveness in improving their academic performance.
October 14, 2014
Unlike their parents, children who grow up in the thick of the world of digital gadgets may be rewiring their brains in a way that lets multitask and get it all done well.
September 15, 2014
It's time for a change in education. Pedagogy needs to shift. Technology needs to be integrated. Kids need to be in control of their own learning. Are you ready for the change that needs to come? How will you contribute to the cause?
September 15, 2014
Only one school in Chicago has taken advantage of a district rule that allows banning homework.
September 04, 2014
An elementary school in Quebec joins the movement toward eliminating or reducing the amount of homework teachers are allowed to assign to students.
August 27, 2014
Students write less but remember more concepts when they take notes by hand, a new study finds.