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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December 11, 2013
December 04, 2013
A new University of Cincinnati study finds parents, peers, and school environment are more likely to predict a teenager's sleep habits than puberty alone.
November 14, 2013
A partnership between two organizations seeks to close educational disparities by adding hours onto the school day.
November 14, 2013
Competitive out-of-school activities give middle- and upper-class students a competitive edge in education and careers, further contributing to the opportunity gap, a new article in The Atlantic concludes.
November 07, 2013
Handles Franklin of the Harlem Globetrotters paid a visit to a D.C. physics teacher who spun a basketball on a pencil in a now-viral video.
October 31, 2013
"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 23, 2013
After switching to an all-vegetarian menu, an elementary school in Queens, N.Y. reports not only lower obesity rates among its students, but improvements in overall academics.
October 20, 2013
Parents don't like a district's decision to switch to school-run after-school programs that are more focused on academics.
October 13, 2013
In this must-read post, Jonathan D. Jansen describes the contours of the University of the Free State's "first generation students" (1G) academic program designed to uplift students out of poverty through college preparatory education.