The optimal amount of homework for 13-year-old students is about an hour a day, a study published earlier this month in the Journal of Educational Psychology suggests.
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March 26, 2015
March 24, 2015
A grant from the GE Foundation provides training to New York City teachers and school leaders to ramp up STEM expertise to enhance career programs.
March 23, 2015
Today, in what President Obama called one of the "most fun" events of the year, dozens of students from around the country showcased their experiments and inventions at the fifth annual White House science fair.
March 18, 2015
High school math teacher Meghan Mekita releases the responsibility of learning to her students by doing much less talking, and much more guiding and observing.
March 16, 2015
On Saturday, 3/14/15, at 9:26:53am, the clock aligned to represent the first 10 digits of pi: 3.141592653.
March 11, 2015
In this video, math teacher Madeline Noonan introduces her students to a new concept: the problem of the month.
March 10, 2015
In a recent critique of Smarter Balanced's online practice tests for mathematics, educational consultant Steven Rasmussen argues that the assessments are "a quagmire of poor technological design."
March 05, 2015
A new study of Israeli students shows that teacher bias can influence girls' performance in STEM subjects and their decision to pursue further studies in the subject.
February 28, 2015
"Great idea, but it'll never work for my students." I hear this a lot when I encourage teachers to engage students in productive struggle rather than try to prevent struggle. I thought it wouldn't work for my students either, but they proved me wrong.
February 27, 2015
A new study finds that novice math teachers in a large urban district are more likely to teach the youngest and neediest students in their schools.