A new study says that fidgeting may actually help students with ADHD learn better and stay alert in the classroom.
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May 15, 2015
May 13, 2015
Measures used to assess student progress in development of social and emotional traits are limited and should not be used to penalize or compare schools, Angela Duckworth and David Yeager wrote.
May 12, 2015
A report from the American Psychological Association lays out 20 psychological principles that teachers should know, as well as practical advice for using each one in the classroom.
April 29, 2015
A study of about 600 children who were diagnosed with autism as toddlers found about 7 percent no longer had symptoms 4 years later, but often had other disabilities.
March 27, 2015
While 3-in-4 young adults support public school sex education, less than half have found it useful in real life situations.
March 19, 2015
The decreases come as teachers and students report feeling safer in the city's schools, according to the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research.
February 24, 2015
Forget narrowing the academic curriculum; could accountability narrow schools' focus on student behaviors?
January 30, 2015
A trip to the grocery store raises questions about what motivates people to change their behavior.
January 26, 2015
Many schools are becoming adverse to harsh discipline measures, but that leaves teachers to wonder how best to address student behavioral issues.
January 07, 2015
Teens overestimate how often their peers participate in risky sexual and drug-related behaviors, and those misperceptions may cause them to adjust their own behaviors, a study found.